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Passed House amended (10/01/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 17, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

National Bone Marrow Donor Registry Reauthorization Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize: (1) specified FY 2004 appropriations, and FY 2005 through 2008 appropriations, for the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry; and (2) appropriations for emergency contingency response capabilities.

Revises Registry provisions respecting: (1) board of directors term of office; and (2) Registry functions, including emergency response to terrorist threats injurious to bone marrow, and umbilical cord blood units and blood banks.

Defines "bone marrow" and "marrow" to include bone marrow and any other source of hematopoietic progenitor cells the acquisition or use of which is not inconsistent with Federal law.