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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 16. Department of Corrections
Chapter 20. Regulations for Human Subject Research

6VAC16-20-80. Publication rights.

A. Researchers are not permitted to publish beyond the approved research proposal without further review and approval from the HSRRC.

B. The researcher shall furnish the HSRRC with an electronic copy of the published research findings.

C. The Department of Corrections shall be permitted to use the data collected in the research project and to reproduce the materials as the materials are published.

D. Without the explicit written approval of the researcher, the Department of Corrections should not publicly distribute any dissertation or thesis material that the researcher has not published or presented publicly or professionally.

E. Without prior approval from the HSRRC, research conducted by employees or agents, including interns, volunteers, contractors, and vendors, of the Department of Corrections is the property of the department and cannot be published without the approval of the Director of the Department of Corrections or the director's designee.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2023.

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