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California 2013 State Bills:
opens new window California 2013 SB 222
Privacy This bill states that it is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to protect individuals from the unauthorized use of their genetic information, ensure that genetic information is personal information that is not collected, stored, or disclosed without the individual's authorization, provide protections for the collection, storage, and authorized use of genetic information, and promote the use of genetic information for legitimate reasons, including, but not limited to, health care, research, advancement of medicine, and educational purposes, as the field of genomics advances. Feb. 3, 2014: Returned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 56. Died.

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