Tom DeLay on Stem Cell Research

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Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005

In 2005, Congress passed the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005. The bill set up requirements for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to contract with qualified cord blood stem cell banks to assist in the '); echo('collection and maintenance of 150,000 new units of high-quality cord blood to be made available for transplantation through the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program. The bill passed almost unanimously in roll call 205. Tom DeLay voted in favor of the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005.

Tom DeLay voted in favor of the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005.

Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act

In May of 2005, the House passed the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act. This legislation would have allowed research on human embryonic stem cells created after President Bush's 2001 deadline. The measure passed the House and Senate, but was vetoed. It passed the House 238-194. Tom DeLay voted against the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act.

Tom DeLay voted against the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act.

 

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