To prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.
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Mar 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2005
Length: 81 pages
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H.R. 1227 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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