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					                     Bill Number            Sponsor                                                Summary                                          Status      Last Action
                                                           Provide education about umbilical cord value and storage, including medical benefits and
Alabama       HB 562                                                                                                                                             2/26/2008
                                                           uses of stem cells
                                   Representatives McClurkin, Hubbard, Allen, Bridges, Johnson, McClendon, Ison, Barton, Gaston, Millican, Dunn, Hill and Moore
              HB 266                                       Prohibits cloning of Grimes,                                                                          2/5/2008
                                   Representatives Allen, Love, McClurkin,humans Williams, Mask, McCutcheon, Wood, Shiver, Faust, Baker (A), Davis, Canfield, Hammon and Sanderford

Alaska        No Results.

Arizona       No Results.
Arkansas      No Results.
                                                              This bill would require that the intellectual property standards
                                                             include certain requirements, including, but not limited to, the
California    SB771                Kuehl and Runner          requirement that every award recipient provide the state with 25% of                      Set for April 11 hearing          3/19/2007
                                                             the associated net licensing revenues.

                                                                                                                                                       referred to committee on public
Connecticut   HB6918               Rowe                      To ban human cloning by whatever means                                                                                      1/24/2007
                                                                                                                                                       health
                                   Public Health Committee,
              HB 5863                                         Esatblish umbilical cord blood bank                                                                                     3/20/2008
                                   Sen. Mary Ann Handley, 4th                                                                                       Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropr
                                   Dist. Health Committee,
                                   Public
              SB 464                                                                                                                                                                   5/9/2008
                                   Rep. Peter J. Panaroni,                                                                                          Public Act 08-80
                                                              To conform state stem cell research law with the National Academies' Guidelines for Embryonic Stem Cell Research.
                                   102nd Dist.
              SB 542               Commerce Committee                                                                                                                                 4/24/2008
                                                                                                                                                    Tabled cell industries, by providing support of representatives of th
                                                              To provide funding to publicize and promote Connecticut's biotechnology and stemfor the Calendar, House
                                                              An act to amend title 16 of the Delaware code by adopting the Delaware Regenerative
Delaware      SB5                  Sen. Venables              Medicine Act, prohibiting human reproductive cloning, and authorizing human embryonic DEFEATED                          6/30/2007
                                                              stem cell research.
              Hb76                 miro                                                                                                              DELAWARE.
                                                              AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HUMAN AND HUMAN/NON-HUMAN CLONING INHouse Health & Human Development 3/13/2007                             Committee
                                                             $20million in funding - and rules allowing for the donation of leftover IVF embryos for
Florida       HB 555/SB750         Rep Sands                                                                                                           referred to Healthcare Council    1/31/2007
                                                             hESC research, and prohibiting reproductive cloning


              Statute 381.855      Public Health             Funds research, including with adult stem cells, for cures for a variety of diseases      2007 Statute

                                                             to provide legislative intent and findings; to provide definitions; to create the Newborn
                                                             Umbilical Cord Blood Bank for postnatal tissue and fluid; to provide for donations and
                                                             information concerning donations; to provide for the creation of the Georgia Commission
                                                             for Saving the Cure and the membership, appointment, terms of office, and duties of such
Georgia       SB148                Shafer et a;              commission; to provide for certain funding mechanisms; to amend Article 3 of Chapter 7 of Effective Date
                                                             Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to income tax returns and
                                                             information, so as to authorize taxpayers to make certain contributions through the income
                                                             tax payment and refund process; to provide that stem cell research funds shall only be
                                                             used for certain purposes; to provide an effective date and for applicability; to repeal
                                                             conflicting laws; and for other purposes.                                                                                   5/24/2007
                                                     Sets state policy for stem cell research in the State. 1) Research involving the derivation
                                                     and use of human embryonic stem cells, human embryonic germ cells, and human adult
                                                     stem cells from any source, including somatic cell nuclear transplantation, shall be: (A)
Hawaii                       LEE, CALDWELL, GREEN, Permitted in this State; (B) Conducted with full consideration of the ethical and medical                                     8/27/2007
                             HAR, HERKES, MORITA,    implications of this research; and (C) Reviewed by an approved institutional review board;
                             TAKAI, THIELEN, Mizuno,
           HB364             Wakai                                                                                                               Carried over to 2008 Regular Session.

                                                       Sets state policy for stem cell research in the State. 1) Research involving the derivation
                                                       and use of human embryonic stem cells, human embryonic germ cells, and human adult
                                                       stem cells from any source, including somatic cell nuclear transplantation, shall be: (A)                                     8/27/2007
                                                       Permitted in this State; (B) Conducted with full consideration of the ethical and medical
                             HEE, FUKUNAGA,            implications of this research; and (C) Reviewed by an approved institutional review board;
           SB1261            Nishihara                                                                                                               Carried over to 2008 Regular Session.
Idaho      No Results.


                                                                                                                                                     assigned to human services
                                                                                                                                                     committee Human Services
                             lindner                   Creates the Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning Prohibition Act. Permits research                                            1/31/2007
                                                                                                                                                     Committee - Hearing Feb 7
                                                       involving the derivation and use of human embryonic stem cells, human embryonic germ          2007 9:00AM
                                                       cells, and human adult stem cells from any source, including somatic cell nuclear
           HB0138                                      transplantation, and allows public funding for stem cell research programs
                                                                                                                                                     Assigned to appropriations-
Illinois                     cross                                                                                                                                                   1/31/2007
                                                                                                                                                     human services
           HBO139                                      25000000 of tobacco money for IRMI

                             jones / hunter                                                                                                          referred to rules               1/10/2007
           SB004                                       Creates the Illinois Stem Cell Initiative of 2007. Contains only a short title provision


           HB 3511                                     Creates the - Donald L. Moffitt Jim Sacia - Patricia R. Bellock             Re-referred to Rules Committee
                                                                                                                                                               3/23/2007
                             Rep. Bill Mitchell - Paul D. Froehlich Amniotic Stem Cell- Research Act. Authorizes the State, units of local government, school districts, and community college district


           SB 19             Haine et al                                                                                     Public Act 95-0406                    8/24/2007
                                                       Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law. Subject to appropriation, directs the Department to establish a statewide ne

                                                       A person who knowingly or intentionally destroys or otherwise disposes of an abandoned
Indiana    SB203             Miller                                                                                                           Referred to judiciary                  1/11/2007
                                                       human embryo commits unlawful destruction of an embryo, a Class A misdemeanor


                                                                                                                          Referred to Committee on
           HB 1075/ SB 147   Murphy                                                                                                                           1/8/2008
                                                                                                                          Public Policy
                                                       Abandoned embryo adoption. Allows an abandoned embryo to be adopted for implantation by another individual under specified circumstance


           HB 1020/ SB 157                                                                                                                                                           1/14/2008
                                                   Umbilical                                                                referred to Committee on Public Health
                             Welch, Koch, Battles, Turner cord blood bank. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to enter into a memorandum of understanding with
                HB 287/SB 115/ SB
Iowa                                                                   It is the purpose of this chapter to ensure that Iowa patients have access toIntroduced therapies and curesCurrent Legislature
                                                                                                                                                     stem cell                      and that Iowa researchers may cond
                162
                HB 2389                                                An Act relating to the creation of a postnatal tissue and fluid banking network, and including the creation of an oversight commission.
                                                                                                                                                    Introduced                     Current Legislature
Kansas                             2252 Kinzer                         AN ACT concerning human cloning; relating to criminal and civil penalties                      died in committee                   5/29/2008
                                   2255 Kinzer                         Prohibiting state funds for human cloning                                                      died in committee                   5/29/2008
                                   2291                                Funds for adult SC research and tax credit for donations to this research                      died in committee                   5/29/2008
                                   2254                                Criminal/civil penalties for destroying embryo                                                 died in committee                   5/29/2008
Kentucky        No Results.
                                                                                                                                                                      Assigned to Senate Health and
Louisiana       HB 370                    Henry, et al                 Prohibits use of public funds for human cloning                                                                                    4/21/2008
                                                                                                                                                                      Welfare
                                                                                                                                                                      Assigned to Senate Health and
                SB 738                    Morrish                      Prohibits human cloning and human-animal hybrids.                                                                                  4/22/2008
                                                                                                                                                                      Welfare
Maine           No Results.


Maryland        SB362                     Dyson                        Prohibiting human cloning (all)                                                                first reading-last session          2/1/2007


                                                                                                                                                                      assigned to finance- ast
                sb436                     Harris et al                 Retrieval of oocytes - prohibition                                                                                                 2/2/2007
                                                                                                                                                                      session
                No Results this session
Massachusetts   No Results.

                                                                       Specifies that income tax provisions for biological or life sciences provided for in the bill do Referred to committee on
Michigan                                  Gleason                                                                                                                                                         1/25/2007
                                                                       not include embryonic stem cell research                                                         finance
                SB76
                                                                       Specifies that income tax provisions for biological or life sciences provided for in the bill do Pending, House, Referred to
                                          Shaffer                                                                                                                                                         1/22/2007
                HB4014                                                 not include embryonic stem cell research                                                         Committee on Tax Policy
                                                                                                                                                                        referred to committee on health
                                          Whitmer                      Health; research; prohibition on embryonic research and human cloning; clarify.                                                    1/24/2007
                SB52                                                                                                                                                    policy
                HB4616                    meisner, et al               allows sc lines from excess ivf                                                                                                    4/24/2007
                HB4617                    Meadows                      Penalty for human cloning                                                                        filed                             4/24/2007
                HB4618                    Meadows                      Amend criminal code for cloning                                                                  filed                             4/24/2007
                                          Kahn; Hilty; Greiling;
                                          Hornstein; Bly; Tingelstad;
Minnesota                                 Loeffler; Carlson; Hortman; Stem cell research state policy established authorizing the University of Minnesota to          indefinitely postponed              5/1/2007
                                          Hausman; Paymar; Clark; spend state-appropriated funds on stem cell research, criminal penalties imposed, and
                HF0034                    Hilstrom; Simon             money appropriated.




Mississippi     No Results.
                                                   Upon voter approval, this proposed constitutional amendment repeals the "Missouri Stem
                                                   Cell Research and Cures Initiative". The amendment also enacts a constitutional provision
Missouri        SJR10/20      Bartle                                                                                                                                            1/22/2007
                                                   that prohibits human cloning in the state of Missouri. The phrase "clone a human being"   Referred S Judiciary and Civil &
                                                   means to produce a human zygote, human blastocyst, or human embryo by means other Criminal Jurisprudence
                                                   than the fertilization of an egg of a human female by the sperm of a human male.          Committee



                                                   SJR 20 - Upon voter approval, this proposed constitutional amendment would modify
                                                   provisions relating to health care research and human cloning. Under this amendment, the
                                                   General Assembly may enact laws concerning health care research, including controlling
                                                   taxation, appropriations, and use of public resources for health care research, and
                              Bartle               regulating research that could pose a risk to human life or health. This amendment makes                                     2/1/2007
                                                   it unlawful to engage in human cloning. For the purposes of this provision and the
                                                   provisions of the "Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative" in Article III, Section
                                                   38(d) of the Missouri Constitution, the term "human cloning" means the creation of a
                                                   human embryo at any stage from the zygote onward by any means other that the
                                                   fertilization of a human egg by a human sperm. The provisions of this amendment
                                                   supersede any provision of the "Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative" in
                                                   Article III, Section 38(d) that is inconsistent with these provisions.                       S First Read
                                                   Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting human cloning and authorizing the
                HJR11         Lembke                                                                                                                                            1/23/2007
                                                   General Assembly to enact laws regarding health care research                                Referred to Healthcare policy
                HB 1953       Lembke               Prohibits a person from knowingly creating a mixed human-animal embryo,Read secondfelony      a class D time                 2/4/2008
Montana         No Results.

Nebraska        LB700         Christensen          Human cloning prohibitiion                                                                  indefinitely postponed           2/21/2008
                                                   FOR AN ACT relating to public health and welfare; to amend section 71-7608, Revised
                LB 606        Ashford, et al       Statutes Supplement, 2007; to adopt the Stem Cell Research Act; to provide funding; to      approved by governor             3/25/2008
                                                   repeal the original section; and to declare an emergency.
                                                   Authorizes the Nevada Institutional Review Board to engage in various activities related to referred to committee on
Nevada          SB 361        SCHNEIDER                                                                                                                                         3/19/2007
                                                   nonembryonic stem cells.                                                                    commerce and labor
New Hampshire   No Results.
                                                   As introduced: Authorizes the issuance of cigarette tax revenue bonds by the NJEDA to       Pending, Introduced, Referred
New Jersey      A 1877        Rep. McKeon          fund stem cell research facilities, biomedical research facilities, and State park system   to Assembly Appropriations       1/10/2006
                                                   capital projects; designated the Capital Facilities Financing Act of 2005.                  Committee

                                                                                                                                           Pending, Referred to Assembly
                                                   As introduced: "Stem Cell Research Bond Act of 2005," authorizes sale of bonds for $230
                A 1891        Rep. McKeon                                                                                                  Health and Senior Services           1/10/2006
                                                   million and appropriates $5,000.
                                                                                                                                           Committee


                                                                                                                                           Pending, Referred to Assembly
                                                   As introduced: "Stem Cell Research Bond Act of 2006," authorizes sale of bonds for $230
                S 1091        Sen. Richard Codey                                                                                           Health and Senior Services           7/4/2006
                                                   million and appropriates $5,000.
                                                                                                                                           Committee
                                                            Authorizes the issuance of cigarette tax revenue bonds by the NJEDA to fund stem cell
                                                                                                                                                           Pending, Referred to Assembly
                 A 1887                John F. McKeon       research facilities, biomedical research facilities, and State park system capital projects;                                   1/10/2006
                                                                                                                                                           Appropriations Committee
                                                            designated the Capital Facilities Financing Act of 2005.


                                                            Authorizes the issuance of cigarette tax revenue bonds by the NJEDA to fund State capital
                                                                                                                                                           Pending, Referred to Assembly
                 A 2852                John F. McKeon       construction projects including $150 million for stem cell research facilities and $50 million                                 3/13/2006
                                                                                                                                                           Appropriations Committee
                                                            for biomedical research facilities.


                                                            As introduced: Authorizes NJEDA to issue cigarette tax revenue bonds to fund stem cell
                                                                                                                                                           Pending, Referred to Senate
                                                            research facilities, biomedical research facilities, and State park, forest, and wildlife
                 S 1092                Sen. Richard Codey                                                                                                  Budget and Appropriations       1/26/2006
                                                            management area capital projects; designated the Capital Facilities Financing Act of
                                                                                                                                                           Committee
                                                            2005."

                 A3949                 Doherty              Repeals Statute setting forth public policy of state on stem cell research                                         2/8/2007
                                                                                                                                         Referred to Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee
                 A3950                 Doherty              prohibits use of public funds for embryonic stem cell research               now A669/S1681                 referred to health and
                                                                                                                                                                       senior services: 1/8/2008
                 A2487                 Cohen                                                                                             referred to health and senior         3/10/2008
                                                            Supplemental appropriation of $30 million to various research facilities for adult stem cell research.
                                                                                                                                         services
New Mexico       sb0894                Ryan                 RELATING TO HEALTH; PERMITTING BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ON LIMITED                Senate PAC                            6/29/1905
                                                            CATEGORIES OF HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS; PROHIBITING HUMAN
                 sb1232                McSorley             AN ACT RELATING TO THE PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE;             passed Senate -sent to House          3/9/2007
                                                            PERMITTING BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ON LIMITED CATEGORIES OF HUMAN
                 No Results for this
                 session.                                   authorizes the creation of the New York state stem cell and innovation fund corporation,
New York         A04309/S02109         budget bill          creates a board of directors, outlines powers and duties of such corporation, authorizes     referred to ways and means        1/31/2007
                                                            such board of directors to establish a "stem cell and life sciences advisory council" and an
                                                            "emerging industries research,council" informed consent; requires the provision of
                                                            Authorizes stem cell advisory requires
                                                            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
                 S01257                Krueger              consideration; authorizes the use of state funds for such research; establishes the          referred to health                1/9/2008
                                                            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.
                 A02915                Lentol               Provides for the donation of umbilical cord blood for stem cell collection, SIGNED CHAP.427                                    8/1/2007
                 A08428 /S05268        Benjamin             Provides a limitation on the use of state funds for stem cell projects or                    referred to health                1/9/2008
                 S02923                Perkins              Creates the New York Stem Cell Research Institute; provides for the appointment to health    referred                          1/9/2008
North Carolina   H 1837                Jones and Gulley     of the New York state stem cell board, to be composed of nineteen members, to                referred to committee on health   7/30/2007
                                                                                                                                                         care
North Dakota     No Results.                                run the institute; establishes the powers, duties, procedures, and functions of
Ohio             SB 63                 Miller, Smith        the institute.                                                                               assigned HHS                      2/20/2007
Oklahoma         No Results.                                quality ratings on blood banks; requires collection by permit-holding blood
                                                                                                                                                         Referred to Health Care with
Oregon           HB2801                Galizio, Greenlick                                                                                                subsequent referral to Ways       3/12/2007
                                                            collector; violators face criminal sanctions, including fines and imprisonment. Means        and
                                                           Creates crime of human cloning. Punishes by maximum of five
                                                           years' imprisonment, $1 million fine, or both. Creates crime of trafficking in human clones.
                                                                                                                                                        Referred to Health Care with
                 HB2662                Nelson              Punishes by                                                                                                                     2/15/2007
                                                                                                                                                        subsequent referral to Judiciary
                                                           maximum of one year's imprisonment, $5,000 fine, or both.

                                                           Creates crime of human cloning. Punishes by maximum of five
                                                                                                                                                        Referred to Health Care with
                                                           years' imprisonment, $1 million fine, or both. Creates crime of trafficking in human clones.
                                                                                                                                                        subsequent referral to
                 HB2929                Maurer              Punishes by                                                                                                                     3/6/2007
                                                                                                                                                        Judiciary, then Ways and
                                                           maximum of one year's imprisonment, $5,000 fine, or both.
                                                                                                                                                        Means
                                                                                                                                       re-referred to Appropriations
Pennsylvania     SB 1132               Wonderling, et al                                                                                                                   4/7/2008
                                                           Providing for the collection and banking of placental and umbilical cord blood for therapeutic transplantation and research; and making an app
                                                                                                                                       Committee

Rhode Island     No Results.


                                                           A bill to amend the code of laws of south carolina, 1976, by adding chapter 46 to title 44
                                                           enacting the "biotechnology act of 2008" so as to authorize stem cell research in this state, referred to committee on
South Carolina   S173                  Leventis            and among other things, to require approval from an institutional review board to conduct medical affairs                       1/9/2007
                                                           such research, to prohibit purchasing or selling preimplantation embryos for human
                                                           embryonic stem cell research, and to prohibit human cloning and to provide penalties
South Dakota     No Results.
Tennessee        HB 1326/SB 0760       Briley/Kyle         Enacts the "Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood Initiative Act of 2007."                            Budget analysis                    6/6/7007
Texas            SB413                 Sen. Shapleigh      prohibition of human reproductive cloning                                                    Filed                              2/1/2007
                 SB56                  Sen. Zaffirini      prohibition of human reproductive cloning                                                    referred to HHS                    1/23/2007
                 HJR43                 Thompson            establishing TIRM                                                                            Filed                              1/10/2007
                 HB537                 Thompson            Joint resolution for constitutional amendment to create TIRM                                 Filed                              1/10/2007
                                                           AN ACT relating to the regulation of the use of human cells and tissue, including a ban on
                                                           human cloning; providing penalties.                                                        referred to state affairs            3/13/2007
                 HB2704                Woolley
                 HB1486                Naishtat            establishing the stem cell research program providing grants and loans.                      referred to state affairs          2/20/2007
                                                           Bans Cloning - does not restrict nuclear transplantation to develop therapies. Blastocysts
                                                                                                                                                        referred to state affairs          2/27/2007
                 HB1829                Raymond             cannot be kept more than 14 days. Oocytes must be voluntarily donated
                 HB1533                Homer               Human cloning prohibitiion                                                                   referred to state affairs          2/21/2007
                 SB646                 Ellis               Human cloning prohibitiion                                                                   referred to HHS                    2/28/2007
                 HB 709                Nelson              Information regarding umbilical cord options                                                 referred to HHS                    4/23/3007
Utah             No Results.
Vermont          No Results.
                                                           Authorizes stem cell research involving the derivation and use of human embryonic stem
Virginia                               Brian J Moran       cells, human embryonic germ cells, and human adult stem cells from any source if             document no longer available       1/30/2007
                 HB2857                                    approved by the Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee.
                 HB1768                Shuler              same as above                                                                                document no longer available       1/30/2007
                 HB2256                Waddell             Amend Christopher Reeve Fund to allow funding of hESC research                               document no longer available       1/18/2007
                 No Results for this
                 session.
                                                                                                                                              referred to technology, energy,
Washington      HB1163                               Creating a human stem cell research advisory committee. - establishes fund and oversight communications - scheduled for    2/7/2007
                                                     - allows for research with hESC including SCNT                                           first hearing

                                                     Regarding the use of the life sciences discovery fund for human stem cell research -    reintroduced and retained in
                HB1730        Sullivan/Shual-berke                                                                                                                              1/14/2008
                                                     restricts funding not allowed for SCNT - only allows IVF leftover donated for hESC      present status
                                                     research
West Virginia   No Results.


Wisconsin       No Results.


Wyoming         No Results.