HR 2505 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001 - National Key Vote


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Title: Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would prohibit all forms of human cloning regardless of purpose and establish criminal and civil penalties for involvement in efforts to clone humans.


  • Bans shipping or receiving an embryo produced by human cloning or any product derived from such embryo.
  • Imposes criminal penalties of up to 10 years in jail and fines of $1 million or more.
  • Directs General Accounting Office to report on developments in the scientific community and whether they justify revising the ban within 4 years of its enactment.