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Public Health Service Standards for the Protection of Research Misconduct Whistleblowers


"Sec. 94.680 Whistleblower. Whistleblower means an institutional member who in good faith-- (a) Makes an allegation that the covered institution or one of its members has engaged in, or failed to respond adequately to an allegation of, research misconduct; or (b) Cooperates with an investigation of an allegation in paragraph (a) of this section. [FR Doc. 00-29988 Filed 11-27-00; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160-17-U"


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