S. 5 (110th): Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Jun 20, 2007

This bill was vetoed by the President on June 20, 2007 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2007
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

6/7/2007--Passed House without amendment.Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 - Section2 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 8, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 11, 2007
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jun 7, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 20, 2007

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 5”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (34D, 5R, 2I) (show)
Apr 11, 2007 5:53 p.m.
Bill Passed 63/34
Jun 7, 2007 2:04 p.m.
Passed 247/176

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 11, 2007

S. 997 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2007

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: