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Unformatted text preview: iii. 2001 Amend Human Fertilization & Embryology Act 1. What U.S. event prompted this act? Lectures 17 and 18: U.S. Federal and State Policy Understand the history of U.S. policy on embryo and hESC research: Clinton, Bush, and Obama. i. Begin with 1975: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW) ii. Other key acts: 1. 1993: NIH Revitalization Act Clinton 2. 2001: Bush directive 3. 2009: Obama Executive Order iii. Understand that U.S. hESC policy has been about federal funding, not about federal legislative statutes/laws. U.S. State Policy Understand that states vary widely in their hESC policy and research. o Which states prohibit hESC research? o What was the first U.S. state to fund hESC research and when? Key Terms: Bayh-Dole Act (1980) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) California: Proposition 71...
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