Who Doesn't Want More Laws? | GenomeWeb

PredictER blogs that there's more to GINA than what's being discussed. The post points to the overlooked Title II, Section 208, Subsection (b). That part provides for a Genetic Nondiscrimination Study Commission to be enacted six years after GINA was passed. The commission will study the state of genetics, genetic discrimination, public perception, among others, and recommend any possible further legislation to Congress.

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