The Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA) signed into law in 2008 went into effect in November, 2009.
Final regulations in effect in January, 2011
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of genetic information in health insurance and employment
Over 200 EEOC complaints in 2011
Employers advised to discontinue requests to applicants and employees for family medical history except in the limited circumstances permitted in connection with a wellness or disease management program