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Section 333.16275

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.16275 Human cloning; prohibition; exception; violation; penalty; private right of action; “human cloning” defined.

Sec. 16275.

(1) A licensee or registrant or other individual shall not engage in or attempt to engage in human cloning.

(2) Subsection (1) does not prohibit scientific research or cell-based therapies not specifically prohibited by that subsection.

(3) A licensee or registrant or other individual who violates subsection (1) is subject to a civil penalty of $10,000,000.00. A fine collected under this subsection shall be distributed in the same manner as penal fines are distributed in this state.

(4) This section does not give a person a private right of action.

(5) As used in this section, “human cloning” means that term as defined in section 16274.


History: Add. 1998, Act 109, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999
Popular Name: Act 368


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