Justification for Permitting Life Insurers to Continue to Underwrite on the Basis of Genetic Information and Genetic Test Results
Meyer, Roberta B.
Suffolk University Law Review 1993 Winter; 27(4): 1271-1305
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An act relating to genetic testing privacy; amending title 39, Idaho Code, by the addition of a new chapter 83, title 39, Idaho Code, to provide a short title, to define terms, to set forth restrictions regarding genetic testing information applicable to employers, to provide for a private right of action and to provide for enforcement; and amending section 41-1313, Idaho Code, to prohibit insurers from discriminating on the basis of a genetic test or private genetic information for certain purposes Idaho. Laws, statutes, etc. (2006-03-31)
The Need for Genetic Information in Risk Classification. [Statement of the American Council of Life Insurance Presented to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Genetic Testing Working Group of the Life Insurance (A) Committee] Chambers, Donald; Crandall, Emily S.; Meyer, Roberta B. (1994-09-18)
An act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit employment discrimination based on genetic information; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from requesting or requiring a genetic test of, or administering a genetic test to, an employee or applicant for employment or membership; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from seeking to obtain, obtaining, or using genetic information of an employee or applicant for employment; to provide an exemption that allows the use of genetic testing or information with the written and informed consent of the employee or applicant for employment to determine the existence of a bona fide occupational qualification, investigate a workers' compensation or disability compensation claim, or determine an employee's susceptibility or exposure to potentially toxic substances in the workplace; to prohibit health benefit plans and health insurers from using genetic information as a condition of eligibility or in setting District of Columbia. Laws, statutes, etc. (2005-01-03)