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By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The California State Assembly yesterday passed a bill that would expand protections from discrimination based on genetic information beyond those afforded by the Genetic Information Act (GINA) of 2008, according to State Sen. Alex Padilla (D – Pacoima), who wrote the bill.

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