Affymetrix (Santa Clara, California) (AFFX) Applauds Congress and President for Enacting the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act  
5/22/2008 8:52:01 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFX) applauds the U.S. Congress and President George W. Bush for enacting the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). GINA establishes a much-needed federal prohibition in the United States against genetic discrimination and enacts a national standard for ensuring the privacy of personal genetic information. For more than seven years, Affymetrix has been recognized as a leading industry voice in helping to support and promote this important civil rights legislation.