S. 358 (110th): Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007


Jan 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Enacted as H.R. 493 (companion bill)

Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2007
Length: 160 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

3/29/2007--Reported to Senate amended.Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007 - TitleI - Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health InsuranceSection101 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the ... Read more >

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Jan 22, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 31, 2007
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 358”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (34D, 9R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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