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H Amdt 285 - Human Cloning Substitute Amendment - Key Vote

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Lynn Nancy Rivers voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Lynn Nancy Rivers made in this general time period.

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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.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (178-249) - (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

Highlights:
  • 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.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Human Cloning Substitute Amendment

Sponsors

  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
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