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HR 2505 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001 - Key Vote

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Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Jesse Jackson, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (265-162) - (Key vote)

Title: Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would prohibit all forms of human cloning regardless of purpose and establish criminal and civil penalties for involvement in efforts to clone humans.

Highlights:
  • Bans shipping or receiving an embryo produced by human cloning or any product derived from such embryo.
  • Imposes criminal penalties of up to 10 years in jail and fines of $1 million or more.
  • Directs General Accounting Office to report on developments in the scientific community and whether they justify revising the ban within 4 years of its enactment.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001

Sponsors

  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jeff Flake (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian Douglas Kerns (IN - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis J. Kucinich (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Wu (OR - D) (Out Of Office)
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