S 471 in Congressional Session 109

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : S 471

 

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

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
2/28/2005--Introduced. Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005 - 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. Limits such research to stem cells that meet the following ethical requirements: (1) the stem cells were derived from human embryos donated from in vitro fertilization clinics for the purpose of fertility treatment and were in excess of the needs of the individuals seeking such treatment; (2) the embryos would never be implanted in a woman and would otherwise be discarded; and (3) such individuals donate the embryos with written informed consent and receive no financial or other inducements.

Votes

Title : A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.
Votes in the US Senate
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Votes in the US House
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Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of S 471
 
Bill Number : S 471

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

Sponsor: Sen Specter, Arlen [PA] (introduced 2/28/2005)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI] - 5/18/2005

    Sen Baucus, Max [MT] - 4/25/2005

    Sen Bayh, Evan [IN] - 4/25/2005

    Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] - 5/25/2005

    Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] - 3/7/2005

    Sen Cantwell, Maria [WA] - 3/9/2005

    Sen Carper, Thomas R. [DE] - 4/11/2005

    Sen Chafee, Lincoln [RI] - 3/4/2005

    Sen Clinton, Hillary Rodham [NY] - 4/11/2005

    Sen Collins, Susan M. [ME] - 3/11/2005

    Sen Corzine, Jon S. [NJ] - 3/7/2005

    Sen Dayton, Mark [MN] - 5/18/2005

    Sen Dodd, Christopher J. [CT] - 4/5/2005

    Sen Dorgan, Byron L. [ND] - 5/18/2005

    Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] - 3/11/2005

    Sen Feingold, Russell D. [WI] - 5/18/2005

    Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA] - 2/28/2005

    Sen Harkin, Tom [IA] - 2/28/2005

    Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [UT] - 2/28/2005

    Sen Inouye, Daniel K. [HI] - 3/11/2005

    Sen Jeffords, James M. [VT] - 3/11/2005

    Sen Johnson, Tim [SD] - 4/5/2005

    Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] - 2/28/2005

    Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] - 4/11/2005

    Sen Kohl, Herb [WI] - 5/9/2005

    Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] - 5/25/2005

    Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] - 3/7/2005

    Sen Leahy, Patrick J. [VT] - 6/14/2005

    Sen Levin, Carl [MI] - 5/25/2005

    Sen Lieberman, Joseph I. [CT] - 5/12/2005

    Sen Lincoln, Blanche L. [AR] - 5/12/2005

    Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] - 2/28/2006

    Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] - 5/12/2005

    Sen Murray, Patty [WA] - 3/7/2005

    Sen Obama, Barack [IL] - 4/11/2005

    Sen Reed, Jack [RI] - 6/9/2005

    Sen Reid, Harry [NV] - 6/15/2005

    Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] - 5/9/2005

    Sen Smith, Gordon H. [OR] - 2/28/2005

    Sen Snowe, Olympia J. [ME] - 5/25/2005

    Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] - 6/8/2005

Other Info

Bill Number : S 471

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

 

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
2/28/2005:Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.