Pub. L. 93-348, National Research Act

INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS; ETHICS GUIDANCE PROGRAM

Sec. 212. (a) Part I of title IV of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by section 103 of this Act, is amended by adding at the end of the following new section:

"INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS; ETHICS GUIDANCE PROGRAM

"Sec. 474. (a) The Secretary shall by regulation require that each entity which applies for a grant or contract under this Act for any project or program which involves the conduct of biomedical or behavioral research involving human subjects submit in or with its application for such grant or contract assurances satisfactory to the Secretary that it has established (in accordance with regulations which the Secretary shall prescribe) a board (to be known as an 'Institutional Review Board') to review biomedical and behavioral research involving human subjects conducted at or sponsored by such entity in order to protect the rights of the human subjects of such research."