Bill Status of HB4142 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: LIFE INSURANCE-GENETIC INFO
Rep. Nabeela Syed - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Genetic Information Privacy Act. Provides that an insurer may not seek information derived from genetic testing for use in connection with a policy of life insurance. Provides that an insurer may consider the results of genetic testing in connection with a policy of life insurance if the individual voluntarily submits the results and the results are favorable to the individual. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insurer must comply with the provisions of the Genetic Information Privacy Act in connection with the amendment, delivery, issuance, or renewal of a life insurance policy; claims for or denial of coverage under a life insurance policy; or the determination of premiums or rates under a life insurance policy.