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representatives vote 2006-12-06#1

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-06.95.9 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agreed with the main idea of the bill and that the members can now discuss it in more detail.
  • Due to the sensitive subject matter of this bill, the parties have agreed to allow it to be a free vote.(Read more about what a free vote is in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section]. More information about the decision to have a free vote on this bill is available on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1716062.htm here]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002'' and ''Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002''. The amendments will permit certain [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryonic_stem_cell human embryo research] under licence but retain existing prohibitions on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_cloning human reproductive cloning] and other assisted reproductive technology activities.(Read information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s533 here]. ) For example, it proposes to allow for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic-cell_nuclear_transfer therapeutic cloning].(Read more about therapeutic cloning [http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s1778636.htm here]. )
  • The amendments are based on recommendations by the [http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/63190/20060912-0000/www.lockhartreview.com.au/index.html Lockhart Review].(Read more about the Lockhart Review and the federal government’s response in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0607/07bd059 bills digest].)
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-06.95.9) to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agreed with the main idea of the bill and that the members can now discuss it in more detail.
  • Due to the sensitive subject matter of this bill, the parties have agreed to allow it to be a free vote.(Read more about what a free vote is in our [FAQ Section](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree). More information about the decision to have a free vote on this bill is available on ABC News [here](http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1716062.htm). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The bill was introduced to amend the _Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002_ and _Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002_. The amendments will permit certain [human embryo research](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryonic_stem_cell) under licence but retain existing prohibitions on [human reproductive cloning](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_cloning) and other assisted reproductive technology activities.(Read information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s533). ) For example, it proposes to allow for [therapeutic cloning](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic-cell_nuclear_transfer).(Read more about therapeutic cloning [here](http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s1778636.htm). )
  • The amendments are based on recommendations by the [Lockhart Review](http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/63190/20060912-0000/www.lockhartreview.com.au/index.html).(Read more about the Lockhart Review and the federal government’s response in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0607/07bd059).)
  • References
representatives vote 2006-12-06#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:08

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-06.95.9 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agreed with the main idea of the bill and that the members can now discuss it in more detail.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-06.95.9 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agreed with the main idea of the bill and that the members can now discuss it in more detail.
  • Due to the sensitive subject matter of this bill, the parties have agreed to allow it to be a free vote.[2]
  • Due to the sensitive subject matter of this bill, the parties have agreed to allow it to be a free vote.(Read more about what a free vote is in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section]. More information about the decision to have a free vote on this bill is available on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1716062.htm here]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002'' and ''Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002''. The amendments will permit certain [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryonic_stem_cell human embryo research] under licence but retain existing prohibitions on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_cloning human reproductive cloning] and other assisted reproductive technology activities.[3] For example, it proposes to allow for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic-cell_nuclear_transfer therapeutic cloning].[4]
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002'' and ''Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002''. The amendments will permit certain [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryonic_stem_cell human embryo research] under licence but retain existing prohibitions on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_cloning human reproductive cloning] and other assisted reproductive technology activities.(Read information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s533 here]. ) For example, it proposes to allow for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic-cell_nuclear_transfer therapeutic cloning].(Read more about therapeutic cloning [http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s1778636.htm here]. )
  • The amendments are based on recommendations by the [http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/63190/20060912-0000/www.lockhartreview.com.au/index.html Lockhart Review].[5]
  • The amendments are based on recommendations by the [http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/63190/20060912-0000/www.lockhartreview.com.au/index.html Lockhart Review].(Read more about the Lockhart Review and the federal government’s response in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0607/07bd059 bills digest].)
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what a free vote is in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section]. More information about the decision to have a free vote on this bill is available on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1716062.htm here].
  • * [3] Read information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s533 here].
  • * [4] Read more about therapeutic cloning [http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s1778636.htm here].
  • * [5] Read more about the Lockhart Review and the federal government’s response in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0607/07bd059 bills digest].
representatives vote 2006-12-06#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-05-12 09:26:20

Title

  • Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 Second Reading
  • Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 - Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a second time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-06.95.9 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agreed with the main idea of the bill and that the members can now discuss it in more detail.
  • Due to the sensitive subject matter of this bill, the parties have agreed to allow it to be a free vote.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002'' and ''Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002''. The amendments will permit certain [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryonic_stem_cell human embryo research] under licence but retain existing prohibitions on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_cloning human reproductive cloning] and other assisted reproductive technology activities.[3] For example, it proposes to allow for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic-cell_nuclear_transfer therapeutic cloning].[4]
  • The amendments are based on recommendations by the [http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/63190/20060912-0000/www.lockhartreview.com.au/index.html Lockhart Review].[5]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what a free vote is in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section]. More information about the decision to have a free vote on this bill is available on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1716062.htm here].
  • * [3] Read information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s533 here].
  • * [4] Read more about therapeutic cloning [http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s1778636.htm here].
  • * [5] Read more about the Lockhart Review and the federal government’s response in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0607/07bd059 bills digest].