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

Introduced:

May 13, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine

Republican

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 13, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 21, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 14, 2003
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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

Details

Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (13D, 9R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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

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