S. 1053 (108th): Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2003


May 13, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 14, 2003 but was never passed by the House.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Oct 14, 2003
Length: 87 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1995 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2002

S. 306 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1053” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 13, 2003
Reported by Committee
May 21, 2003
Passed Senate
Oct 14, 2003
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23 cosponsors (13D, 9R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Oct 14, 2003 2:32 p.m.
Bill Passed 95/0

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