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      New Act
      30 ILCS 105/24.10 new
          Creates the Human Cloning Prohibition Act.  Prohibits the
      cloning of human beings  and  the  use  of  public  funds  or
      property  to clone human beings.  Makes intentional violation
      a Class 4 felony.  Amends the State Finance  Act  to  provide
      that an appropriation Act shall not be construed to authorize
      the  expenditure of public funds for human cloning or for the
      support of any project or institution that engages  in  human
      cloning.  Effective immediately.
 1        AN ACT in relation to human cloning.
 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:
 4        Section 1.  Short title.  This Act may be  cited  as  the
 5    Human Cloning Prohibition Act.
 6        Section  5.   Definition.   For the purposes of this Act,
 7    "human cloning" means the intentional manipulation of a human
 8    egg cell to make it genetically identical  to  another  human
 9    being, living or dead.  "Human cloning" does not include:
10             (1)  In  vitro  fertilization, the administration of
11        fertility-enhancing drugs, or  other  medical  procedures
12        used to assist a woman in becoming or remaining pregnant,
13        so long as that pregnancy is not specifically intended to
14        result  in  the  production of a child who is genetically
15        identical to another human being, living or dead.
16             (2)  Any  activity  or   procedure   that   results,
17        directly  or  indirectly,  in 2 or more natural identical
18        twins.
19        Section 10.  Prohibitions; penalty.
20        (a)  It is unlawful to engage  in  human  cloning  within
21    this State.
22        (b)  It is unlawful to allow any public funds or property
23    to be used for human cloning.
24        (c)  A  person  who intentionally violates subsection (a)
25    or (b) of this Section commits a Class 4 felony.
26        Section 90.  The State Finance Act is amended  by  adding
27    Section 24.10 as follows:
28        (30 ILCS 105/24.10 new)
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 1        Sec.  24.10.  Use  of public funds for human cloning.  An
 2    appropriation Act enacted after the effective  date  of  this
 3    Section  shall  not be construed to authorize the expenditure
 4    of public funds for human cloning, as that term is defined in
 5    the Human Cloning Prohibition Act, or for the support of  any
 6    project or institution that engages in human cloning.
 7        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
 8    becoming law.

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