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H.R. 923 (105th): Human Cloning Prohibition Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 5, 1997 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


HR 923 IH

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 923

To prohibit the cloning of humans.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 5, 1997

Mr. EHLERS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To prohibit the cloning of humans.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Human Cloning Prohibition Act’.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION AGAINST CLONING OF HUMANS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- It shall be unlawful for any person to use a human somatic cell for the process of producing a human clone.

    (b) CIVIL MONEY PENALTY- Any person who violates subsection (a) is liable to the United States for a civil money penalty in an amount not exceeding $5,000.