2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 36. Insurance
§36-3614.3. Disclosure of genetic information.
A. No person who maintains genetic information shall be compelled to disclose such information pursuant to a request for compulsory disclosure in any judicial, legislative, or administrative proceeding, unless:
1. The request for compulsory disclosure is in accordance with court-ordered paternity testing in a civil action to determine paternity;
2. The individual whose genetic information is requested is a party to the proceeding and the genetic information is at issue;
3. The individual whose genetic information was requested was insured under an insurance policy and the policy as well as the genetic information is at issue; or
4. The genetic information is for use in a law enforcement proceeding or investigation or in instances where an insurer anticipates or is reporting fraud or criminal activity.
B. Notwithstanding any language in this section to the contrary, this section shall not apply to an insurer or to an individual or third-party dealing with an insurer in the ordinary course of underwriting, conducting, or administering the business of life, disability income, or long-term care insurance or in connection with any judicial, legislative or administrative proceeding relating to life, disability income or long-term care insurance. Nothing in this section is intended to govern an insurer or to govern an individual or third-party dealing with an insurer in connection with the obtaining, maintaining, use, disclosure, or redisclosure of genetic information or the results of a genetic test in connection with life, disability income or long-term care insurance or in connection with any judicial, legislative, or administrative proceeding relating to life, disability income or long-term care insurance.
Added by Laws 1998, c. 334, § 3, eff. July 1, 1998.
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