New Bill Introduced In Massachusetts Reduced Prison Terms For Inmates That Donate Organs

February 3, 2023

A new bill introduced in Massachusetts is making some noise.

The bill would allow incarcerated people that donate bone marrow and organs to get a chance to be released early.

The “Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Program” was introduced by 2 state representatives Carlos Gonzales and Judith Garcia.

If inmates choose to participate in the program they could have their prison sentence reduced between 60 days and a year.


There’s a long waiting list for people in need of organs and in the state of Massachusetts alone 4,000 people are currently on the list.

Lawmakers Want Prisoners to Trade Their Organs and Bone Marrow for Freedom (