H.R.602 - Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] (Introduced 02/13/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.602 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act , the Internal Revenue Code, and Medicare supplemental policy provisions to prohibit health plans and insurers, with respect to protected genetic information, from discriminating in enrollment, eligibility, contribution rates, and premium rates based on such information.
Introduced in House (02/13/2001)
Makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer, employment agency, labor organization, or training program to discriminate because of protected genetic information.