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In a paternity/custody hearing, the court shall inform the alleged father of his right to have genetic testing performed to establish paternity.

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Insurance underwriting based on genetic testing is subject to the requirements of the Insurance Information Protection Act of 1980, including notice, consent, usage and disclosure limitations.

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Provides civil penalties for willful or negligent disclosure of results of a test for a genetic characteristic that are contained in the medical record of an applicant or enrollee of a health care service plan

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A person or entity that underwrites or sells annuity contracts or contracts insuring against loss, harm, damage, illness, disability, or death. . . shall not disclose individually identifiable information concerning the health of, or the medical or genetic history of, a customer, to any [other financial or credit institution.]

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The Public Records Act exempts from disclosure genetic test results in medical record of applicant or enrollee of specified insurance plans.

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All testing results and personal information from hereditary disorders programs acquired from individuals shall be considered a confidential medical record except for information for which consent to release is acquired. Individuals should be informed as to the scope of information requested to be released, the risks, benefits, and purposes for the release, and the identity of the person to whom the information will be released. Exceptions also for disclosures for research purposes and for data compilations that do not reference the identity of any individual.

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Any person who willfully discloses genetic information that identifies the individual to a third party is liable for civil fines and a misdemeanor. Negligent disclosure is also subject to a civil fine payable to the test subject.

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Unauthorized disclosure of identifiable genetic test results contained in an applicant or enrollee's medical records by a life or disability insurer (for policies issued prior to Jan. 1, 1995) is punishable as a misdemeanor, with civil fines, or both, depending on if the disclosure was willful or negligent.

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This provision states the purposes of Article 2.6 (Underwriting on the Basis of Test of Genetic Characteristics), which include requiring the maintenance of strict confidentiality of personal information obtained through a test of a person's genetic characteristics.

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No life or disability income insurer shall require a test for the presence of a genetic characteristic for the purpose of determining insurability other than for those policies that are contingent on review or testing for other diseases or medical conditions. The test shall be done in accordance with the informed consent and privacy protection provisions as required by law. Written informed consent shall include a description of the test to be performed, the meaning of its results, procedures for notifying the applicant of the results, and the right to confidential treatment of the results.

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