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Introduced in House (04/03/2003)

Establishes within the Veterans Health Administration an independent office to oversee Department of Veterans Affairs research compliance and assurance, promote responsible research, and ensure the ethical treatment and safety of research subjects. Establishes a Director of such office, whose duties shall include the conduct of periodic inspections and evaluations of research integrity at research facilities, the observation of external accreditation site visits for human subjects and animal welfare, and investigations of allegations of research improprieties, misconduct, and non-compliance with policies and regulations.