HB 347/LM (BR 1080) - J. Fischer, J. Carr, C. Embry Jr, T. Kerr
AN ACT relating to the protection of embryonic human life.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to define "human embryo" and "nontherapeutic research"; prohibit nontherapeutic research that destroys a human embryo; prohibit nontherapeutic research that subjects a human embryo to a substantial risk of injury or death; prohibit using cells or tissues for research when the person knew that the cells were obtained by performing nontherapeutic research; prohibit shipment of embryos to another person for nontherapeutic research; amend KRS 311.990, relating to penalties, to make violations of the Act a civil penalty of not less than $250,000 and not more than $500,000; define "adult stem cell research"; provide income tax incentive for adult stem cell research.
Jan 12-introduced in House
Jan 13-to Judiciary (H)