November 5, 2008 • Posted in Project R&R News
On March 14, 2005, Project R&R, in collaboration with many of its advisory board member organizations as well as other organizations, submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding the “Proposed Rules on Standards of Care for Chimpanzees Held in the Federally Supported Chimpanzee Sanctuary System.”
On October 10, 2008, the DHHS’ drafted regulations for federal sanctuaries were accepted by NIH and published in the Federal Register (Vol. 73, No. 198). The finalized regulations will go into effect starting November, 10, 2008.