By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The California State Senate has passed a bill that would provide broader protections from genetic discrimination than does the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008, by extending into areas such as life insurance, housing, and employment.

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