H.R.1357 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15] (Introduced 03/17/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/04/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
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Summary: H.R.1357 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2005)
Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit any person or entity, in or affecting interstate commerce, from knowingly: (1) performing or attempting to perform human cloning; (2) participating in such an attempt; (3) shipping or receiving an embryo produced by human cloning or any product derived from such embryo; or (4) importing such an embryo or derived product.
Sets forth criminal and civil penalties.
Provides that nothing in this Act restricts areas of scientific research not specifically prohibited above, including research in the use of nuclear transfer or other cloning techniques to produce molecules, DNA, cells other than human embryos, tissues, organs, plants, or animals other than humans.