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District of Columbia State Statute:
opens new window DC Official Code 2-1401.01 et seq.
Employment Nondiscrimination,
Health Insurance Nondiscrimination
Employers, employment agencies and labor organizations may not discriminate based on genetic information with some exceptions such as to investigate a workers' compensation claim. A health benefit plan or health insurer may not establish rules for the eligibility or adjust premium or contribution amounts for an individual on the basis of genetic information concerning the individual or his/her family member, including information about a request for or receipt of genetic services by an individual or the individual's family member. Health insurers also may not require or request a genetic test.

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