A genetic non-discrimination bill is going up for a vote Wednesday in the Canadian Parliament, the Canadian Press reports.

The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, also known as Bill S-201, would make it illegal to compel someone to undergo genetic testing or provide genetic testing results in order to receive or continue an insurance policy, or other contract or agreement, it adds.

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