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HR 2560 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007 - Key Vote

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Brian Bilbray voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (204-213) - (Key vote)

Title: Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that bans human cloning, as defined by the implantation of a cloned egg into a uterus.

Highlights:
  • Declares that human cloning illegal (Sec. 2 (a)).
  • Defines human cloning as the implantation of a cloned egg into a uterus or the functioning equivalent of a uterus (Sec. 2 (a)).
  • States that knowingly transporting or shipping the product of a cloned egg cell is illegal (Sec. 2 (a)).
  • Sets a criminal penalty of fines and up to 10 years imprisonment (Sec. 2 (a)).
  • Sets a civil penalty of the greater of $10 million or twice the amount of monetary gain made from the cloning (Sec. 2 (a))
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NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Nancy E. Boyda (KS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Russell 'Russ' Carnahan (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher S. 'Chris' Murphy (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Zachary T. 'Zack' Space (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
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