Governor signs bill allowing organ donations from HIV-positive donors

Middleton Township

Gov. John Carney recently signed into law Senate Bill 17, which allows HIV-positive Delawareans to donate organs to HIV-positive recipients and allows organs from HIV-positive donors to be used for clinical research.


Carney also signed a proclamation recognizing April 2017 as National Donate Life Month in Delaware.

“Delawareans are compassionate people who understand that organ and tissue donation saves lives,” Carney said. “Our state is already a leader in donor registration. I was proud to sign a proclamation recognizing April 2017 as National Donate Life Month in Delaware and to sign Senate Bill 17, which makes common sense changes to allow even more Delawareans to benefit from the compassion of others and live fuller lives.” Continue reading
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