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HB 45 - Prohibits Fetal Tissue from Being Sold or Used for Research - Alabama Key Vote

Ken Johnson Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Fetal Tissue from Being Sold or Used for Research

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-3) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (76-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Fetal Tissue from Being Sold or Used for Research

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits fetal tissue from being sold or used for research and experimentation.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from accepting compensation for the sale, distribution, or use of fetal remains for the purpose of research, therapy, transplantation, or “experimentation” (Sec. 5).
  • Defines “experimentation” as the use of an unborn fetus or such bodily remains in any procedure with the goal of validating or refuting a hypothesis, excluding for the purpose of treatment, medication, or improving the life or health of the fetus or patient (Sec. 3).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a Class D felony (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Fetal Tissue from Being Sold or Used for Research

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