S.2439 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 05/01/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/01/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3632-3633) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2439 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit: (1) conducting or attempting to conduct human cloning; or (2) shipping the product of nuclear transplantation in interstate or foreign commerce for the purpose of human cloning.
Introduced in Senate (05/01/2002)
Provides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to restrict practices not expressly prohibited.
Prescribes civil and criminal penalties for violations and subjects any real or personal property derived from or used to commit a violation to forfeiture.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to require research involving nuclear transplantation to be conducted in accordance with certain Federal standards for the protection of human subjects.