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Maine State Statute:
opens new window Maine: MRS 5 §§19301 and 19302
Employment Nondiscrimination An employer may not fail or refuse to hire, discharge or otherwise discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of the individual's refusal to submit to a genetic test or refusal to provide the results of a genetic test, or based on the receipt of a genetic test or genetic counseling, except when based on a bona fide occupational qualification. The Maine Human Rights Commission has authority to enforce this provision.

Last Reviewed: May 25, 2018