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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.
To obtain approval, when necessary, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for NIH-sponsored collections of information gathered from 10 or more persons, for reporting, record keeping, and disclosure requirements.
The Paperwork Reduction Act requires that an NIH institute get OMB approval to collect information from 10 or more persons, except when it has an exemption.
For clinical research, NIAID applies for a clinical exemption from OMB clearance—see chapter 1825, NIH Manual.
When a clinical exemption does not apply, NIAID must get OMB clearance by taking the following steps.
For exceptional cases that require an OMB control number signifying OMB approval, prepare a package with the following.
To put a package together:
Paperwork Reduction Act, OMB clearances
Contact for NIAID Staff
NIAID Project Clearance Liaison
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Last Updated January 10, 2014
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