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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 170. Regulation Governing Juvenile Data Requests and Research Involving Human Subjects

6VAC35-170-140. Timeline for review of human research proposals.

A. The HRRC shall review proposals involving human research within 30 business days of receiving a complete research proposal.

B. At the request of the researcher, the HRRC may conduct an expedited review when the proposed research involves no more than minimal risk to the human subjects and:

1. The proposal has been reviewed and approved by another agency's HRRC; or

2. The review involves only minor changes to a previously approved research project .

C. A proposal that undergoes expedited review pursuant to subdivision B 2 of this section shall be approved in writing by the chair of the HRRC before the researcher may proceed. Additional review or approval by the director shall not be required.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-10.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 9, eff. February 9, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 5, eff. December 1, 2016; Volume 37, Issue 14, eff. April 15, 2021.

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