H.R. 872 (111th): Stem Cell Research Improvement Act of 2009


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research, to direct the National Institutes of Health to issue guidelines for such stem cell research, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/2009--Introduced.Stem Cell Research Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct and support research that utilizes ... Read more >

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Feb 4, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 872”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (13D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4808 (Related)
Stem Cell Research Advancement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2010

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