Summary: H.R.2574 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/24/2005)

Respect for Life Embryonic Stem Cell Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide for the conduct and support of basic applied research to develop: (1) techniques for the derivation of stem cells from embryos that do not harm embryos; and (2) techniques for storing such stem cells of an animal for future therapy for that animal. Prohibits any such research that involves the derivation of stem cells from human embryos or that uses any stem cell to attempt to create a human embryo.