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The Lower House passed a bill Thursday recognizing brain death as legal death, scrapping the age limit for organ transplants and paving the way for transplants for children under 15.

The option, Plan A, the first of four amendments to be voted on, received 263 votes for and 167 against. The remaining three bills — Plans B, C and D — were scrapped.

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