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Stem cell research, Adult

H.R.2520
Title: To provide for the collection and maintenance of human cord blood stem cells for the treatment of patients and research, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program.
Sponsor: Rep Smith, Christopher H. [NJ-4] (introduced 5/23/2005)      Cosponsors (78)
Latest Major Action: 5/26/2005 Received in the Senate.

H.R.2541
Title: To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the activities of the National Institutes of Health regarding qualifying adult stem cell research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep King, Peter T. [NY-3] (introduced 5/23/2005)      Cosponsors (4)
Latest Major Action: 5/23/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.681
Title: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Cord Blood Stem Cell Bank Network to prepare, store, and distribute human umbilical cord blood stem cells for the treatment of patients and to support peer-reviewed research using such cells.
Sponsor: Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [UT] (introduced 3/17/2005)      Cosponsors (8)
Related Bills: H.R.596
Latest Major Action: 3/17/2005 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Stem cell research, embryonic

H.R.810
Title: To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.
Sponsor: Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE] (introduced 2/15/2005)      Cosponsors (200)
Related Bills: S.471
Latest Major Action: 6/6/2005 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 119.

S.471
Title: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.
Sponsor: Sen Specter, Arlen [PA] (introduced 2/28/2005)      Cosponsors (36)
Related Bills: H.R.810
Latest Major Action: 2/28/2005 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.876
Title: A bill to prohibit human cloning and protect stem cell research.
Sponsor: Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [UT] (introduced 4/21/2005)      Cosponsors (11)
Related Bills: H.R.1822
Latest Major Action: 4/21/2005 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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