Extension of Comment Period on Draft Report: Reducing Administrative Burden to Researchers for Animal Care and Use in Research

Notice Number: NOT-OD-19-057

Key Dates
Release Date: January 10, 2019

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This notice is to announce a 15 day extension to the comment period identified in NOT-OD-19-028, Request for Information (RFI): Input on Draft Report from Working Group on Reducing Administrative Burden to Researchers for Animal care and Use in Research. The comment period will now close on February 20, 2019.

Input is sought on the draft report of the Working Group and others within the federal government and the proposed recommendations to reduce the administrative burden associated with research activities with laboratory animals while maintaining appropriate protections and scientific integrity. The draft report is available at https://olaw.nih.gov/sites/default/files/21CCA_draft_report.pdf.

All responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically at https://grants.nih.gov/grants/rfi/rfi.cfm?ID=83 by February 20, 2019.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
Telephone: 301-496-7163
Email: olaw@od.nih.gov