HB 1162 Human embryos; research prohibited, penalty.
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Summary as introduced:
Research using human embryos prohibited; penalty.  Prohibits nontherapeutic research that destroys a human embryo or subjects such embryo to substantial risk of injury or death; the bill also prohibits the use of any cells or tissues taken by destroying or harming a human embryo. This prohibition does not apply to in vitro fertilization or any diagnostic test which may assist in the future care of a child subjected to such tests as an embryo. A violation of the provisions of the bill is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Full text:
01/16/12  House: Presented and ordered printed 12104201D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/16/12  House: Presented and ordered printed 12104201D
01/16/12  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/14/12  House: Left in Rules