Summary: H.R.3171 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/22/2015)

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the use of tissue from a spontaneous or induced abortion in research conducted or supported by the National Institutes of Health on the transplantation of fetal tissue for therapeutic purposes. (A spontaneous abortion is the death of a fetus before the age of viability, also known as a miscarriage.)