The U.S. House of Representatives, as expected, passed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act this afternoon. The bill, which had already been approved by the Senate, now moves on to the White House, where the President is expected to sign the bill. The bill’s summary and status can be found here.The roll call vote at
Federal Legislative Update: Senate Passes Genetic Non-Discrimination (GINA) Bill; Expected to Have Minor Impact in Connecticut
Last week, while I was out on vacation, Congress acted on a bill that may have some interest in Connecticut. However, because Connecticut already has a similar bill already on the books, it will probably have a minor impact on employers.
The U.S. Senate approved of legislation that would prohibit genetic discrimination in the workplace. As reported…