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SF 100 - Public Funding for Stem Cell Research - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

Erik Paulsen voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Erik Paulsen made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Public Funding for Stem Cell Research

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (40-27) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (71-62) - (Key vote)

Title: Public Funding for Stem Cell Research

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows the University of Minnesota to use state funding for human embryonic and stem cell research.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the selling or purchasing of fetal tissue and attempts at human cloning (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Public Funding for Stem Cell Research

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides public funding for human embryonic stem cell research.

Highlights:
- Permits the University of Minnesota to spend state-appropriated funding on stem cell research [sec. 1]. - Permits research involving human embryonic stem cells, human embryonic germ cells, and human adult stem cells from any source, including somatic cell nuclear transplantation [sec. 2.1]. - Prohibits human cloning as part of permitted stem cell research [sec. 2.1]. - Provides patients undergoing fertility treatments with the following options: storing the embryos, donating the embryos to an individual, discarding the unused embryos, or donating the remaining embryos for research [sec. 2.2].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Public Funding for Stem Cell Research

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