Despite Definite Veto, Senate Pushes Stem Cell Bill

Law360, New York (April 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Senate adopted a bill to fund embryonic stem cell research for the second time on Wednesday, despite guarantees from President George W. Bush that he would continue to veto any type of legislation calling for federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

In January, the bill, H.R. 3, passed the House by a 253-174 vote, an increased margin over last time, but still shy of the 290 votes needed to override a presidential veto.

“The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 will expand federal...
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