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2009 Senate Bill 647: Establish regulations on embryo stem cell use
Introduced by Sen. Tom George (R) on June 18, 2009
To establish regulations and conditions on human embryo stem cell research that “substantially jeopardizes the life or health” of a human embryo; prohibit mixing of human and animal embryos (creating a “human-animal chimeric embryo”); and impose government reporting requirements for researchers. The bill authorizes criminal penalties of up to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine for violations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on June 18, 2009
Reported in the Senate on January 26, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 21, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 21, 2010
To establish regulations, restrictions and conditions on human embryo stem cell research that “substantially jeopardizes the life or health” of a human embryo; prohibit mixing of human and animal embryos (creating a “human-animal chimeric embryo”); and impose government reporting requirements for researchers. The bill authorizes criminal penalties of up to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine for violations.
Moved to reconsider in the Senate on April 21, 2010
The vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion failed 12 to 25 in the Senate on April 21, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on April 21, 2010
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on April 21, 2010

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