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Oregon State Statute:
opens new window Oregon: ORS 192.531 et seq.
The genetic privacy statutes define the rights of individuals whose genetic information is collected, retained or disclosed and the rights of the individuals blood relatives; define the circumstances under which an individual may be subjected to genetic testing; define the circumstances under which an individuals genetic information may be collected, retained or disclosed; protect against discrimination by an insurer or employer based upon an individuals genetic characteristics; and define the circumstances under which a DNA sample or genetic information may be used for research.

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