Genetic Discrimination

Genetic Nondiscrimination Federal Legislation Archive

Insurance Discrimination

Bills from past congresses that address the access and use of genetic information by the insurance industry.

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110th Congress: (January 4, 2007 - December 31, 2007; January 3, 2008 - January 3, 2009)
  • S.358: The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007
    Sponsor: Sen Snowe, Olympia J.
    Bill Summary and Status: Signed into law (H.R.493) on 5/21/2008
     
  • H.R. 493: The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007
    Sponsor: Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter
    Bill Summary and Status: Signed into law on 5/21/2008
109th Congress: (January 4, 2005 - December 22, 2005; January 3, 2006 - December 8, 2006)
  • S.306 RS (Reported in Senate): Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2003
  • H.R. 1227 IH (Introduced in the House): ,Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2003
108th Congress (January 7, 2003 - December 9, 2003; January 20, 2004 - December 8, 2004)
  • S. 2083 IS (Introduced in the Senate): Bipartisan Patient Protection Act of 2004
    Sponsor: Rep. Barbara Boxer
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • H.R. 1910 IH (Introduced in the House: To prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance.
    Sponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • H.R. 3636 IH (Introduced in the House): Genetic Privacy and Nondiscrimination Act of 2003
    Sponsor: Rep. Clifford Stearns
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • S. 1053 ES (Engrossed As Agreed To or Passed by Senate): Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2003
    NHGRI Summary of S.1053
    Sponsor: Sen. Olympia Snowe
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • S. 16: Equal Rights and Equal Dignity for Americans Act of 2003
    Sponsor: Sen. Thomas Daschle
    Bill Summary and Status
     
107th Congress (January 3, 2001 - December 20, 2001; January 23, 2002 - November 22, 2002)
  • H.R. 602: Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act
    Sponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • S. 19 Title IV: Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment
    Sponsor: Sen. Thomas Daschle
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • S. 318: Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act
    Sponsor: Sen. Thomas Daschle
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • S. 382: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance Act of 2001
    Sponsor: Sen. Olympia Snowe
    Bill Summary and Status
106th Congress (January 6, 1999 - November 22, 1999; January 24, 2000 - December 15, 2000)
  • H.R. 520: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2457) to prohibit health insurance and employment discrimination against individuals and their family members on the basis of predictive genetic information or genetic services.
    Sponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • H.R. 2457: Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act of 1999
    Sponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter
    Bill Summary and Status
     
  • S. 543: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance Act of 1999
    Sponsor: Sen. Olympia Snowe
    Bill Summary and Status
105th Congress (January 7, 1997 - November 13, 1997; January 27, 1998 - December 19, 1998)
104th Congress (January 4, 1995 - January 3, 1996; January 3, 1996 - October 4, 1996)

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