S. 306 Passes

The Senate voted 98-0 yesterday to pass the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2005 (S. 306).  This bill now goes to the House.  The Senate passed a similar act in 2003, but it never made it through the House.  The passage of this bill, will undoubtedly re-ignite the debate on the realities of genetic discrimination.

See the AP release or read the bill at Thomas.

Statements:
Francis Collins
The American Society of Human Genetics

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