The Genetic Privacy Act and commentary

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The Genetic Privacy Act is a proposal for federal legislation. The Act is based on the premise that genetic information is different from other types of personal information in ways that require special protection. Therefore, to effectively protect genetic privacy unauthorized collection and analysis of individually identifiable DNA must be prohibited. As a result, the premise of the Act is that no stranger should have or control identifiable DNA samples or genetic information about an individual unless that individual specifically authorizes the collection of DNA samples for the purpose of genetic analysis, authorized the creation of that private information, and ... continued below

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Annas, G.J.; Glantz, L.H. & Roche, P.A. February 28, 1995.

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The Genetic Privacy Act is a proposal for federal legislation. The Act is based on the premise that genetic information is different from other types of personal information in ways that require special protection. Therefore, to effectively protect genetic privacy unauthorized collection and analysis of individually identifiable DNA must be prohibited. As a result, the premise of the Act is that no stranger should have or control identifiable DNA samples or genetic information about an individual unless that individual specifically authorizes the collection of DNA samples for the purpose of genetic analysis, authorized the creation of that private information, and has access to and control over the dissemination of that information.

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  • Report No.: DOE/ER/61626--T1
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  • DOI: 10.2172/171293 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 171293
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc667938

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Annas, G.J.; Glantz, L.H. & Roche, P.A. The Genetic Privacy Act and commentary, report, February 28, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc667938/: accessed May 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.