National Key Votes
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT, WHICH REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF THE LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.
July 31, 2001 (Key vote)
Title: Human Cloning Substitute Amendment
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to adopt a substitute amendment that would ban cloning for reproductive uses, but allow it for research purposes
Requires any researcher who seeks to clone humans to register with the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Includes a 10 year "sunset," after which period the ban would need reauthorization to remain law.
Requires those who break the law to forfeit equipment, other related property, and any monetary gains.
Requires a study by the Institute of Medicine on the properties of embryonic, fetal and adult stem cells.
Preempts future state laws that are different than federal laws or that would prohibit protected types of research.
July 31, 2001
Title: Human Cloning Substitute Amendment Sponsors
(PA - )
(Out Of Office)