Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Human Subject Research Regulations [22 VAC 40 ‑ 890]
Review 1788
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/3/2019
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Social Services is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 22 VAC 40-890, Human Subjects Research.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economic performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins 5/27/2018 and ends on 6/17/2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Eleanor Brown, VDSS IRB Administrator & Chair, 801 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 804-726-7076, FAX 804-726-7906,

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 5/27/2019
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 6/17/2019

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (8/23/2019)     modified (8/23/2019)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #6126: Update Human Subject Research Chapter
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 5/3/2019
Review Completed: 6/7/2019
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo