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State Board of Social Services


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Human Subject Research Regulations [22 VAC 40 ‑ 890]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation provides the basis upon which the state Department of Social Services, Local Departments of Social Services, facilities licensed by the state Department of Social Services, and contractors to these entities may authorize, conduct, or propose to conduct or authorize any human research.
State Authority §§ ,32.1-162.16 63.2-217 and 63.2-218 Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The regulation serves as the primary guidance for the Department’s conduct of research involving human subjects by requiring the establishment of an Institutional Review Board to maintain the right to privacy and protection from harm or risk for clients of the state and local Departments of Social Services, facilities licensed by the state Department, and by contractors to either state or local Departments of Social Services.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Gail Jennings  / Policy & Planning Specialist
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: gail.jennings@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7490    FAX: (804)726-7946    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Human Subject Research definition
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2011.