Proposed Privacy Laws Put Genetic Testing Cos. In Hot Seat

February 24, 2020

Law360

By: Linda A. Malek, Nora Lawrence Schmitt, and Kiyong Song

Since the beginning of 2020, three states — California, Tennessee and Washington — have each proposed legislation that would expressly regulate the privacy practices of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies.

This surge of legislative activity directed toward DTC genetic testing companies reflects what appears to be a growing concern regarding the sensitivity of individually identifiable genetic data.

To access the article, please click here.