2004 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare
By: Senator(s) Tollison
AN ACT TO CODIFY SECTION 41-41-17, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE FOR AUTHORIZED CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following provision shall be codified as Section 41-41-17, Mississippi Code of 1972:
41-41-17. (1) Any adult, as defined in Section 41-41-203(a), Mississippi Code of 1972, or emancipated minor, as defined in Section 41-41-203(e), Mississippi Code of 1972, may consent to participate as a subject in research if that research is conducted in accordance with federal law (Title 45 CFR Part 46: Protection of Human Subjects).
(2) Unemancipated minors may participate as subjects in research, if that research is conducted in accordance with federal law, with the consent of a parent or a guardian, as defined in Section 41-41-203(f), Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2004.