S. 1317 (109th): Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005

A bill to provide for the collection and maintenance of cord blood units for the treatment of patients and research, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Cell Transplantation Program to increase the number of transplants for recipients suitable matched to donors of bone marrow and cord blood.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 27, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2005
Length: 70 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2520 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 20, 2005


Jun 27, 2005

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Jun 29, 2005
Ordered Reported by Committee

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S. 1317 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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