Bill Status of HB6693 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: HUMAN CLON ADULT STEM CELL ACT
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Joseph M. Lyons - Eileen Lyons - Paul D. Froehlich and Terry R. Parke
| 1/11/2005||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Human Cloning and Adult Stem Cell Research Act. Provides that a person shall not intentionally or knowingly: (1) perform or attempt to perform human cloning, (2) participate in performing or in an attempt to perform human cloning, (3) transfer or receive a cloned human embryo for any purpose, or (4) transfer or receive any oocyte, human embryo, fetus, or human somatic cell for the purpose of human cloning. Provides that research involving the derivation and use of human adult stem cells and stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood and from placenta shall be encouraged and permitted and any research involving the derivation and use of human adult stem cells shall be reviewed by an approved institutional review board as determined by the Department of Public Health. Imposes civil and criminal penalties for a violation of the Act.