H.R. 534 (108th): Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2003


Feb 5, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 27, 2003 but was never passed by the Senate.


David “Dave” Weldon Jr.

Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2003
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit human cloning.

Summary (CRS)

2/27/2003--Passed House amended.Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2003 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit any person or entity, in or affecting interstate commerce, from knowingly:(1) performing or attempting ... Read more >

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Feb 5, 2003

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Feb 12, 2003
Reported by Committee

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Feb 27, 2003
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 534”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


140 cosponsors (124R, 15D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Feb 27, 2003 4:58 p.m.
Failed 174/231
Feb 27, 2003 5:32 p.m.
Passed 241/155

Related Bills

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H.R. 1644 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2001

H.R. 1357 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2005

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