The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)

Creator

  • Author: Sarata, Amanda K.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Health Policy
  • Author: Feder, Jody
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2015-08-06

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides background on genetic information, legal implications regarding the use of this information, and relevant laws. It also discusses the statutory provisions of GINA and the regulations regarding both health insurance and employment.
  • Physical Description: 26 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Genetic research
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Science policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Human genetics policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Civil rights
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Discrimination
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Nondiscrimination provisions

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL34584
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL34584_2015Aug06
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc770544