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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Sharon Williams, R.N., M.S.
Clinical Genetic Services
Clinical genetics are medical services provided to individuals, families, and populations who have or are at risk for disorders with genetic implications. Services include testing, counseling, education, treatment, and where appropriate, referral for other services.
GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests-Virginia Clinical Directory
Genetic Counselor Training Program
Genetic legislation may be clearly expressed in public health statutes. It may also be embedded in other regulations, administrative rules, or other less obvious statutes, e.g. labor law. Identifying and interpreting state genetics legislation is not necessarily straightforward.
Title 38.2 Insurance. Chapter 5. Unfair Trade Practices 38.2-508.4 Genetic Information Privacy.
Title 32.1 Health. Chapter 2. Disease Prevention and Control. 32.1-69.1 Virginia Genetics Advisory Committee
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Virginia General Assembly Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).