As part of the 21st Century Cures Act, OLAW committed to clarifying animal activities that are exempt from the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy) requirements for Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review. The proposed revisions are now available for public comment through a Request for Information (RFI). The final guidance will be published along with a new webpage once comments have been considered.
The proposed changes can be found here: NOT-OD-23-119
Comments should be submitted online: Submit Here
Comments will be accepted from April 25, 2023 - July 31, 2023