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Missouri State Statute:
opens new window Missouri: MRS 375.1300 and 375.1306.1
Employment Nondiscrimination An employer may not use genetic information or genetic test results of an employee or prospective employee to distinguish between, discriminate against, or restrict any right or benefit otherwise due or available to such employee or prospective employee. Exceptions are provided for the underwriting of group life, disability income and long-term care insurance, actions required by law or regulation, action taken with written permission of an employee or prospective employee, and the use of genetic information when it is directly related to job performance and assigned responsibilities.

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