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Title: Fetal Tissue Research Bill
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that allows for the use of fetal tissue in medical research and appropriates funds to the National Institutes of Health.
- Stipulates that fetal tissue may be used in medical research upon the written consent of a woman who is receiving a "spontaneous or induced abortion".
- $3.2 billion to the National Cancer Institute
- $1.5 billion to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- $100 million to the Office of AIDS Research