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H.R.2560 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit human cloning, and for other purposes.
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June 5, 2007
Ms. DEGETTE (for herself, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Mr. LANGEVIN, Mr. SPACE, Mrs. BOYDA of Kansas, and Mr. CARNAHAN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. PROHIBITION AGAINST HUMAN CLONING.
`CHAPTER X--HUMAN CLONING
`PROHIBITION AGAINST HUMAN CLONING
`(1) The term `human cloning' means the implantation of the product of human somatic cell nuclear transfer technology into a uterus or the functional equivalent of a uterus.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
`(2) The term `human somatic cell nuclear transfer technology' means transferring the nuclear material of a human somatic cell into an egg cell from which the nuclear material has been removed or rendered inert.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
`(7) Notwithstanding subsection (a), any person who violates section 301(jj) shall be imprisoned not more than 10 years or fined in accordance with title 18, United States Code, or both.'.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
`(2) Paragraphs (3) through (5) of subsection (f) apply with respect to a civil penalty under this subsection to the same extent and in the same manner as such paragraphs (3) through (5) apply with respect to a civil penalty under subsection (f).'.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
`(h) Any property, real or personal, derived from or used to commit a violation of section 301(jj), or any property traceable to such property, shall be subject to forfeiture to the United States.'.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
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