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Title 42Chapter ISubchapter HPart 93Subpart A → §93.102


Title 42: Public Health
PART 93—PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE POLICIES ON RESEARCH MISCONDUCT
Subpart A—General


§93.102   Applicability.

(a) Each institution that applies for or receives PHS support for biomedical or behavioral research, research training or activities related to that research or research training must comply with this part.

(b)(1) This part applies to allegations of research misconduct and research misconduct involving:

(i) Applications or proposals for PHS support for biomedical or behavioral extramural or intramural research, research training or activities related to that research or research training, such as the operation of tissue and data banks and the dissemination of research information;

(ii) PHS supported biomedical or behavioral extramural or intramural research;

(iii) PHS supported biomedical or behavioral extramural or intramural research training programs;

(iv) PHS supported extramural or intramural activities that are related to biomedical or behavioral research or research training, such as the operation of tissue and data banks or the dissemination of research information; and

(v) Plagiarism of research records produced in the course of PHS supported research, research training or activities related to that research or research training.

(2) This includes any research proposed, performed, reviewed, or reported, or any research record generated from that research, regardless of whether an application or proposal for PHS funds resulted in a grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or other form of PHS support.

(c) This part does not supersede or establish an alternative to any existing regulations or procedures for handling fiscal improprieties, the ethical treatment of human or animal subjects, criminal matters, personnel actions against Federal employees, or actions taken under the HHS debarment and suspension regulations at 45 CFR part 76 and 48 CFR subparts 9.4 and 309.4.

(d) This part does not prohibit or otherwise limit how institutions handle allegations of misconduct that do not fall within this part's definition of research misconduct or that do not involve PHS support.

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