04RS SB254


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SB 254 (BR 2072) - R. Leeper, T. Shaughnessy

     AN ACT relating to lung cancer research.
     Amend KRS 164.476 to provide that the institutional review board at the University of Kentucky or University of Louisville shall review research and determine appropriateness of proposed methods for selecting research subjects and protocols for sites in the statewide clinical trial network relating to lung cancer research, if the site does not have an institutional review board; provide for the review board to receive and review annual reports from those sites; permit the Governance Board of the Lung Cancer Research Project to enter into contracts with other persons or entities and to solicit and accept grants and funds from certain other sources; provide that no director or other person acting on behalf of the board shall be personally liable for actions associated with board duties; and require the board to report executed contracts to the vice presidents for research at the respective universities.

     Mar 1-introduced in Senate
     Mar 4-to Education (S)

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