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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 308

 

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 1573

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. CIOTTO, 9th Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit institutional review boards at state hospitals and universities from approving a clinical trial, unless (1) the results of the clinical trial will be made available to physicians and to the public, and (2) the trial data will be submitted to the National Institutes of Health for registration in the institute's on-line database of clinical trials.

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit approval of clinical trials unless the results will be made available to physicians and the public.