Jan 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 21, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 21, 2008.
Representative for New York's 28th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 2, 2008
Length: 42 pages
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To prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–233, 122 Stat. 881, enacted May 21, 2008, GINA, pronounced Gee-na), is an Act of Congress in the United States designed to prohibit the use of genetic information in health insurance and employment. The Act prohibits group health plans and health insurers from denying coverage to a healthy individual or ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 493 — 110th Congress: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr493
“H.R. 493 — 110th Congress: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. August 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr493>
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