2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
No Public Funds for Embryonic Stem Cell Research (language only)

Item 4-5.04 #3s

Item 4-5.04 #3s

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Good and Services

Page 643, after line 14, insert:
"h.  EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH:  No expenditures from general, special or other nongeneral fund sources may be made out of any appropriation by the General Assembly for embryonic stem cell research, except as otherwise required by federal or state law.  The Health Department shall develop a plan to allocate resources for adult stem cell research and the cord blood bank initiative."

(This amendment prohibits the expenditure of public funds for embryonic stem cell research except as required by federal or state law.)