An Interim Final Rule to delay revisions to IRB regulations has been published. This delays the effective date to July 19, 2018.
To access the IFR Federal Register Notice, visit: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-01-22/pdf/2018-00997.pdf.
To be assured consideration, comments on the IFR must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 19, 2018. To submit comments during the open comment period or browse posted comments, visit: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=HHS-OPHS-2017-0001-0001.
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