senate Bill S394

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes stem cell research, requires informed consent, prohibits human reproductive cloning

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S394 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-A-1 ยงยง2450 - 2460, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4525

S394 - Summary

Authorizes stem cell research, requires informed consent; requires the provision of information regarding embryos in connection with fertility treatment and informed consent for donation of embryos for research; prohibits the sale of embryonic tissue for valuable consideration; authorizes the use of state funds for such research (view more) establishes the commission on cloning and therapeutic research; provides for the commission on cloning and therapeutic research to make policies and oversee such state-funded research; prohibits the cloning of human beings; defines relevant terms.

S394 - Sponsor Memo

S394 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   394

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting  human
  reproductive  cloning, facilitating stem cell research, and protecting
  human subjects

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
24-A-1 to read as follows:
                             ARTICLE 24-A-1
   REPRODUCTIVE CLONING PROHIBITION AND STEM CELL RESEARCH PROTECTION
SECTION 2450. SHORT TITLE.
        2451. DEFINITIONS.
        2452. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        2453. STATE POLICY.
        2454. FERTILITY AND EMBRYO INFORMATION.
        2455. INFORMED CONSENT.
        2456. PROHIBITION.
        2457. COMMISSION ON CLONING AND THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH.
        2458. HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE CLONING PROHIBITED.
        2459. STATE FUNDING.
        2460. SEPARABILITY.
  S 2450. SHORT TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS  "THE
REPRODUCTIVE CLONING PROHIBITION AND STEM CELL RESEARCH PROTECTION ACT".
  S  2451. DEFINITIONS.  1.  "STEM  CELL" MEANS AN UNDIFFERENTIATED CELL
THAT HAS THE ABILITY TO DIVIDE FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS IN CULTURE AND  IN
CERTAIN PHYSIOLOGIC OR EXPERIMENTAL CONDITIONS CAN GIVE RISE TO SPECIAL-
IZED DIFFERENTIATED CELLS.
  2.  "STEM  CELL  RESEARCH" MEANS RESEARCH THAT UTILIZES EMBRYONIC STEM
CELLS OR ADULT STEM CELLS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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