H.R.3477 - To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to restrict employers in obtaining, disclosing, and using of genetic information.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., II [D-MA-8] (Introduced 05/16/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Economic and Educational|
|Latest Action:||06/07/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3477 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/16/1996)
Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit an employer from obtaining from any source genetic information about an employee or prospective employee without that person's written authorization meeting specified requirements.
Allows aggrieved persons to bring civil actions for actual damages and equitable relief against employers who violate this Act.
Declares that nothing in this Act authorizes an employer to obtain, disclose, or use genetic information about an employee or prospective employee in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or any other Federal or State law that restricts access to, disclosure of, or use of genetic information.