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HR 534 - Cloning of Humans bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mel Watt voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mel Watt made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (241-155) - (Key vote)

Title: Cloning of Humans bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would establish criminal and civil penalties for anyone knowingly participating in any stage of the process of human cloning.

Highlights:
  • Bans activities associated with human cloning.
  • Prohibits the transportation of products derived from human cloning activities.
  • Amends the Federal Criminal Code to stipulate that violators shall be fined and/or imprisoned up to 10 years.
  • Establishes the civil penalty fine to be not less than $1,000,000 and not more than an amount equal to the amount of total gain multiplied by 2, if that amount is greater than $1,000,000.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Cloning of Humans bill

Sponsors

  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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