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Thursday, October 21, 2004

Genetic Discrimination and Congress - Not this Term

Although committee and related work is proceeding and the Senate has passed a version of a bill that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information 95-0, the bill has stalled in the House. It is not unusual for ideas and legislation to carry over from Congressional session to session and so you can expect this one back at the forefront when the new Congress convenes in January. Here is the latest information from the Society on Human Resource Management concerning their concerns about the proposed legislation.

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