TITLE

Senate Passes Stem-Cell Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Fawn; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
National Journal;4/14/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of a bill that would lift the ban on research funds for embryonic-stem-cell lines by the U.S. Senate on April 11, 2007. The Senate failed to obtain the two-thirds majority of votes needed to override a possible presidential veto of the bill sponsored by Democrat Tom Harkin of Iowa. The House of Representatives approved a similar legislation in January. An alternative bill that would promote other forms of stem-cell research was also passed by the Senate.
ACCESSION #
24952826

 

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