National Key Votes
Placed on Calendar
Jan. 12, 2007
Jan. 11, 2007(Key vote)
Title: Stem Cell Research Act of 2007
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill allowing the use of embryonic stem cells for research under certain conditions.
- Allows use of human embryonic stem cells donated from in vitro fertilization clinics (Sec. 2).
- Allows only the use of embryos that would be discarded (Sec. 2).
- Mandates that the donation of embryos must be made with informed consent and without economic incentive (Sec. 2).
Jan. 5, 2007