Summary: H.R.6131 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/22/2016)

Human-Animal Chimera Prohibition Act of 2016

This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly: (1) create, transport, or receive a human-animal chimera; (2) transfer a human embryo into a nonhuman womb; or (3) transfer a nonhuman embryo into a human womb. The term “human-animal chimera” means an organism that, from an early stage of development, contains human and non-human parts.

A violator is subject to civil and criminal penalties.