H.R.1189 - Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] (Introduced 03/02/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Committee Meetings:||03/24/15 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/27/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1189 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/02/2015)
Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
This bill declares that a workplace wellness program, by offering a reward to participants, does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or title I or II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 if the program complies with Public Health Service Act requirements.
Collection of information about a family member's manifested disease or disorder is not considered an unlawful acquisition of genetic information with respect to another family member participating in a workplace wellness program.This bill takes effect as if enacted on March 23, 2010.