Laws & Regulations

State Laws, Federal Regulations & Policy Guidance

The following federal regulations apply to all research proposals submitted to the Washington State Institutional Review Board:

The following may apply to research proposals submitted to the Washington State Institutional Review Board:

Note: while we strive to keep this site up to date with the latest regulations, we recommend that you check the Government Printing Office Code of Federal Regulations (Annual Edition) and FDA Clinical Trials and Human Subject Protection for the most current versions of regulations.

US Dept. of Health & Human Services, Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Policy Guidance

The following state policy applies to all research proposals submitted to the Washington State Institutional Review Board:

The following DSHS policy applies to all PHS-funded research:

The following state laws & regulations apply to many research proposals submitted to the Washington State Institutional Review Board: