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Virginia State Statute:
opens new window Virginia: Code of Va. 40.1-28.7:1
Employment Nondiscrimination An employer may not request, require, solicit or administer a genetic test as a condition of employment or refuse to hire, fail to promote, discharge or otherwise adversely affect any terms or conditions of employment of any employee or prospective employee solely on the basis of a genetic characteristic or the results of a genetic test, regardless of how the employer obtained such information or results. An employee may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction over an employer who took adverse action against the employee.

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