NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, previously stalled in the US Congress for more than a decade, was marked up in the House of Representatives for the first time yesterday.
 
The bill, known as GINA, was introduced in the House 12 years ago by Rep. Louise Slaughter. Political opposition had prevented it from ever coming to a vote in the House, even though it had been unanimously approved by the Senate on two separate occasions.
 

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