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Genetic Information [electronic resource] : Legal Issues Relating to Discrimination and Privacy.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2005.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (24 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Constitutional law.
Discrimination against people with disabilities.
Discrimination in employment.
Summary:
Discusses legal issues relating to discrimination and privacy in the use of information about human genetics. Covers the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Executive Order No. 13145, which prohibits genetic discrimination against employees in Federal departments and agencies, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), EEOC interpretation of ADA regarding genetic discrimination, Supreme Court ADA decisions, privacy protections, State statutes, and legislation in the 106th-109th Congresses.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Genetic Information
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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