90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1243
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Short description: 
HUMAN CLONING-BAN                                                          

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates  the  Human  Cloning  Act.   Prohibits   human   cloning.      
   Prohibits a person from purchasing or selling an ovum, zygote, embryo,      
   or  fetus  for  the  purpose  of  cloning  a human being.  Establishes      
   administrative  penalties   for   violation.      Amends   the   Civil      
   Administrative  Code  of  Illinois,  the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment      
   Center Act, the Hospital Licensing Act, and the Medical  Practice  Act      
   of  1987.   Provides  for  the  revocation  of  various  licenses  for      
   violation of the Human Cloning Act.  Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.      
   Prohibits  a person from engaging in activity that involves the use of      
   a human somatic cell for the  process  of  producing  a  human  clone.      
   Penalty is a Class 4 felony.  Effective immediately.                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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