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SB 1307 - Treatment of Human Embryos - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Treatment of Human Embryos

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (16-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Treatment of Human Embryos

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that restricts human and animal embryonic stem-cell research.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that in vitro must occur between only a human egg and human sperm (Sec 1).
  • Prohibits the creation, transportation and possession of human-animal hybrids (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits selling or offering to sell, purchasing or offering to purchase and advertising for in vitro human embryos (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes that anyone who violates these laws is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that it is still legal both to do research on an animal that possesses human genes and to transplant human organs, cells, or tissue to a non-embryonic animal (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any research that would cause harm to a human embryo and establishes that anyone who violates this law is guilty of a class 6 felony (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (35-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Treatment of Human Embryos

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that restricts human and animal embryonic stem-cell research.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that in vitro must occur between only a human egg and human sperm (Sec 1).
  • Prohibits the creation, transportation and possession of human-animal hybrids (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits selling or offering to sell, purchasing or offering to purchase and advertising for in vitro human embryos (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes that anyone who violates these laws is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that it is still legal both to do research on an animal that possesses human genes and to transplant human organs, cells, or tissue to a non-embryonic animal (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any research that would cause harm to a human embryo and establishes that anyone who violates this law is guilty of a class 6 felony (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (16-12) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Treatment of Human Embryos

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Sylvia Allen (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Antenori (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judy Burges (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack W. Harper (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Warde V. Nichols (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thayer Verschoor (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Weiers (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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