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senate vote 2006-11-07#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:41

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Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2006-11-07.25.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle], which means it was rejected.
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Health_and_Medical_Research_Council National Health and Medical Research Council] must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."(Read Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1 here] after 1:24 pm. )
  • 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 against an [amendment](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2006-11-07.25.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Kerry Nettle](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means it was rejected.
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the [National Health and Medical Research Council](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Health_and_Medical_Research_Council) must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "_the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden_."(Read Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1) after 1:24 pm. )
  • 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
senate vote 2006-11-07#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:30

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2006-11-07.25.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle], which means it was rejected.
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Health_and_Medical_Research_Council National Health and Medical Research Council] must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."[1]
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Health_and_Medical_Research_Council National Health and Medical Research Council] must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."(Read Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1 here] after 1:24 pm. )
  • 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 Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1 here] after 1:24 pm.
  • * [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].
senate vote 2006-11-07#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-05-09 12:08:51

Title

  • Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 - In Committee - Consider delivery through public health system and/or reducing global disease burden
  • Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 - In Committee - Public health benefit

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2006-11-07.25.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle], which means it was rejected.
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Health_and_Medical_Research_Council National Health and Medical Research Council] must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."[1]
  • 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 Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1 here] after 1:24 pm.
  • * [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].
senate vote 2006-11-07#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-05-09 12:02:30

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2006-11-07.25.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle], which means it was rejected.
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the National Health and Medical Research Council must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."[1]
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Health_and_Medical_Research_Council National Health and Medical Research Council] must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."[1]
  • 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 Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1 here] after 1:24 pm.
  • * [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].
senate vote 2006-11-07#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-05-09 12:01:41

Title

  • Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 In Committee
  • Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 - In Committee - Consider delivery through public health system and/or reducing global disease burden

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Nettle&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Nettle&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Nettle&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendments (<b>Senator Stott Despoja</b> and <b>Senator Webber&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Stott Despoja</b> and <b>Senator Webber&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2006-11-07.25.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle], which means it was rejected.
  • Senator Nettle explains that this amendment adds to the list of things that the National Health and Medical Research Council must consider when making a decision about granting licences to people who wish to do stem cell research. It adds: "''the capacity of any scientific advances to be delivered through the public health system and or to reduce the global disease burden''."[1]
  • 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 Senator Nettle's full explanation of this amendment and the surrounding debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-11-07.20.1 here] after 1:24 pm.
  • * [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].