S.620 - Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] (Introduced 03/02/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/02/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.620 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (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.