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- Dean Amendment: Stem cell research that does not destroy, injure or create human embryos - Key Vote

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (House) (65-69) - (Key vote)

Title: Dean Amendment: Stem cell research that does not destroy, injure or create human embryos

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would define the terms and conditions in which stem cell research can be performed.

Highlights:
-Allows the University of Minnesota to spend state-appropriated funds on stem cell research (sec. 1). -Prohibits researchers from creating human embryos and from destroying, discarding, or injuring human embryos (sec. 2) -Requires the commissioner of health to issue guidelines for stem cell research (sec. 2). -States that the commissioner of health will recommend an optimal structure for an amniotic and a placental stem cell bank program (sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Dean Amendment: Stem cell research that does not destroy, injure or create human embryos

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