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Georgia Ethical Treatment of Human Embryos Act (HB 481)

This law was last updated on Aug 7, 2014


State

Georgia

Number

HB 481

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 25, 2013

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 6
Total Sponsors: 6

Topics

Human Embryo and Fetal Research

Full Bill Text

www.legis.ga.gov

HB 481 would have prohibited the following:

  1. Knowingly creating an in vitro human embryo by means other than fertilization of a human egg by a human sperm;
  2. Creating an in vitro hybrid human-animal embryo;
  3. Transferring an in vitro human embryo into a womb of a nonhuman; and
  4. Transferring an in vitro nonhuman embryo into the womb of a human.

A violation of these provisions would have been a misdemeanor.


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