Screened Out: Misuse and Misunderstanding of Genetic Information May Threaten Capable Persons With Discrimination
Billings, Paul R.
CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ACTION 4(1): 33-34, January 1991
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An act for the purpose of prohibiting the use of certain genetic information to deny or otherwise affect a health insurance policy or contract; prohibiting the request or requirement of certain genetic information as a basis for issuing or renewing health benefits coverage; prohibiting the disclosure of certain genetic information to certain persons without certain authorization of the individual from whom the genetic information was obtained; identifying certain permissible purposes for disclosure of genetic information; defining certain terms; repealing the termination date of certain provisions of law that relate to the use of genetic tests; and generally relating to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of genetic information in health insurance Maryland. Laws, statutes, etc. (1999-04-13)
A Bill to Define the Circumstances under which DNA Samples may be Collected, Stored, and Analyzed, and Genetic Information May be Collected, Stored, Analyzed, and Disclosed, to Define the Rights of Individuals and Persons with Respect to Genetic Information, to Define the Responsibilities of Persons with Respect to Genetic Information, to Protect Individuals and Families from Genetic Discrimination, to Establish Uniform Rules that Protect Individual Genetic Privacy, and to Establish Effective Mechanisms to Enforce the Rights and Responsibilities Established under this Act United States. Congress. Senate (1997-03-11)