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TREAS/IRS RIN: 1545-BI02 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act 

The proposed regulations provide guidance on prohibitions against group health plans using genetic tests, genetic services, and genetic information in the administration of the plan, with limited exceptions for payment of benefits and research.

Agency: Department of the Treasury(TREAS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 26 CFR 54   
Legal Authority: 26 U.S.C. 7805    26 U.S.C. 9833    26 U.S.C. 9801    26 U.S.C. 9802   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Request For Information (RFI)  10/10/2008  73 FR 60208   
RFI Comment Period End  12/09/2008    
NPRM  10/07/2009  74 FR 51710   
NPRM Comment Period End  01/05/2010    
Final Action  12/00/2016 
Additional Information: REG-123829-08 Drafting attorney: Kevin P. Knopf (702) 868-5170 Reviewing attorney: Harry Beker (202) 622-6080 Treasury attorney: Rachel Levy (202) 622-1868 CC:TEGE
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1545-BI03 
Agency Contact:
Russell E. Weinheimer
Senior Counsel
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
MAIL STOP 2200 LVG, Suite 301, 110 N. City Parkway,
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone:702 868-5170
Fax:202 317-4560