House Fails to Override Presidential Veto of Stem Cell Research Bill

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 19, 2006

The House failed to override the President’s veto of HR 810, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, by roll call vote #388, 235 yeas to 193 nays.

  • H.R. 810 ENR, Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005 – Senate passes Stem Cell Bill amending the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.
  • The Genetics and Public Policy Center – Values in Conflict: Public Attitudes on Embryonic Stem Cell Research (23 pages, PDF) [67% of those surveyed approve of stem cell research]
  • WSJ free feature, Stem-Cell Issue: Republicans’ Undoing Disgruntled Party Moderates Could Pose Threat in Some Suburban Congressional Districts
  • Posted in Congress, Legislation

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