H.R. 3 (110th): Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007

Introduced:
Jan 05, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
See Instead:

S. 5 (same title)
Vetoed (No Override Attempt) — Jun 20, 2007

Sponsor
Diana DeGette
Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 12, 2007
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 873 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 04, 2009

S. 5 (identical)

Vetoed (No Override Attempt)
Last Action: Jun 20, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 11, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Jan 05, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 05, 2007
Passed House Jan 11, 2007
 
Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.

Summary

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Votes
Jan 11, 2007 3:11 p.m.
Passed 253/174

Cosponsors
217 cosponsors (201D, 16R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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1/11/2007--Passed House without amendment.
Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct and support research that utilizes human embryonic stem cells, regardless of the date on which the stem cells were derived from a human embryo, provided such embryos:
(1) have been donated from in vitro fertilization clinics;
(2) were created for the purposes of fertility treatment;
(3) were in excess of the needs of the individuals seeking such treatment and would never be implanted in a woman and would otherwise be discarded (as determined in consultation with the individuals seeking fertility treatment); and
(4) were donated by such individuals with written informed consent and without any financial or other inducements.
Requires the Secretary to: (1) issue final guidelines to carry out this Act within 60 days; and (2) submit annual reports on activities and research conducted under this Act.

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