H.R.916 - Human Cloning Research Prohibition Act 108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Introduced 02/25/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Science|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/10/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.916 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Human Cloning Research Prohibition Act - Prohibits the expenditure of Federal funds to conduct or support any research on the cloning of humans.
Introduced in House (02/25/2003)
Directs the Director of the National Science Foundation to enter into an agreement with the National Research Council for a review of the implementation of this Act.
States that nothing in this Act shall restrict other areas of scientific research not specifically prohibited by this Act, including important and promising work that involves: (1) the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer or other cloning technologies to clone molecules, DNA, cells other than human embryo cells, or tissues; or (2) the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer techniques to create animals other than humans.
Expresses the sense of Congress that other countries should establish substantially equivalent prohibitions.