§33-54-3. Purpose of testing; consent required; confidential and privileged information.
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|§33-54-3. Purpose of testing; consent required; confidential and privileged information.|
|Short Title||Genetic Testing|
|Official Text||§33-54-3. Purpose of testing; consent required; confidential and privileged information.|
|State or Province||Georgia|
|Scope of the Law||Health|
|Taxonomy||Breach of Confidentiality, Exposure, Increased Accessibility, Interrogation, Secondary Use|
Text of the law
- Section 33-54-3. Purpose of testing; consent required; confidential and privileged information
- (b) Information derived from genetic testing shall be confidential and privileged and may be released only to the individual tested and to persons specifically authorized by such individual to receive the information. Any insurer that possesses information derived from genetic testing may not release the information to any third party without the explicit written consent of the individual tested. Information derived from genetic testing may not be sought by any insurer as defined in Code Section 33-54-2. Increased Accessibility, Breach of Confidentiality
- Code 1981, § 33-54-3, enacted by Ga. L. 1995, p. 1242, § 4.
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