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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

6VAC35-170-150. HRRC review of human research proposals.

In reviewing the human research proposal, the HRRC shall consider the potential benefits and risks to the human subjects and shall recommend approval only when :

1. The benefits to the human subjects outweigh the risks;

2. The methodology is adequate for the proposed research;

3. The research, if nontherapeutic, presents no more than a minimal risk to the human subjects;

4. The rights and welfare of the human subjects are adequately protected;

5. Appropriate provisions have been made to get informed consent from the human subjects, as detailed in 6VAC35-170-160;

6. The researchers are appropriately qualified;

7. The criteria and means for selecting human subjects are valid and equitable; and

8. The research complies with the requirements set out in this chapter.

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 37, Issue 14, eff. April 15, 2021.

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