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Records Management and Archives

Records Retention Schedules

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The revised schedules for the retention and/or disposition of the following university system records are based upon the requirements of the Georgia Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-90 et seq.). This version includes revised schedules as filed with the Division of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State as of April 1, 2009.

USG Records Retention Manual (Revised March 30, 2010)

I5 Institutional Review Board (IRB) Records-Human Subjects

Explanation: This series documents the review of research proposals that involve any type of use of human subjects. Records may include: applications for approval by the review board; Protection of Human Subjects forms (OMB-0531-0009); Protection of Human Subject C Assurance/ Certification/Declaration forms (OMB-0925-0637); descriptions of protocol; signed consent forms; sample questionnaires or surveys; copies of grant proposals; review summaries; and minutes of IRB meetings. Cross Reference: I-11

Record Copy: Institutional Archives; IRB Secretary/Research Office

Retention: Minutes: 5 years. Records relating to research: Retain 3 years after completion of research. All other records: Retain 3 years

Citation or Reference: 45 CFR 46.115(b)

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