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Iowa State Statute:
opens new window Iowa: IC 729.6
Employment Nondiscrimination An employer, employment agency, labor organization, licensing agency, or its employees, agents, or members may not solicit, require or administer a genetic test as a condition of employment, application, membership or licensure or affect the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, application, membership, or licensure, of a person who obtains a genetic test. A person may not sell or interpret genetic tests for the above entities except with informed written consent for the purpose of workers compensation or biomonitoring of workplace toxins. Agreements between parties regarding pay or benefit for taking a genetic test are prohibited. The law may be enforced through civil action.

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