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HB 2801 - Exploration of Public Funding for Stem Cell Research - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

Jeff Merkley voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (29-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Exploration of Public Funding for Stem Cell Research

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

Highlights:
- Establishes the Human Stem Cell Research Grant Fund to solicit funding for research programs on treatments for debilitating diseases and spinal cord injuries [sec. 4(1)]. - Requires researchers to obtain consent from the donors before using eggs or sperm to create human stem cells [sec. 8]. - Appropriates $159,366 from the General Fund for administrative support for the Human Stem Cell Research Committee [sec. 13].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Public Funding for Stem Cell Research

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