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HB16-1200: AG Authority Over Fetal Tissue Transfers

Reproductive Freedom
Bill Number: HB16-1200
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: K. Ransom / K. Lundberg

Description:

Under current law, it is unlawful to transfer fetal tissue from an
induced termination of pregnancy for valuable consideration to an
institution that conducts fetal tissue research. The department of public
health and environment and state registrar are tasked with enforcement of
the prohibition. The bill gives the attorney general the authority to
investigation violations and punish any violation.


Current Status:

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (04/04/2016)



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