2018 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
CHAPTER 14 - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Clinical Trial Grant Award for the Prevention of Maternal Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
Section 121305.


For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:

(a)  “AIDS” means acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

(b)  “An HIV-positive individual” means an individual who is infected with the AIDS virus.

(c)  “Committee” means the AIDS Vaccine Research and Development Advisory Committee.

(d)  “Grant award” means an AIDS Vaccine Clinical Trial Grant Award for the Prevention of Maternal Transmission of HIV Infection.

(e)  “AIDS vaccine,” for the purposes of this chapter, means a vaccine that has been developed by a manufacturer and is being tested and administered for the purposes of determining whether immunization of HIV-infected pregnant women will protect against maternal transmission of the AIDS virus. Clinical trials must be conducted under an investigational new drug (IND) application on file with the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

(f)  “Research subject” means a person who is administered an AIDS vaccine, or a fetus of a woman administered an AIDS vaccine, or a child born to a woman administered an AIDS vaccine during pregnancy.

(g)  “Researcher” means a person employed by or affiliated with a manufacturer or a research institution, who participates in the development or testing or administration of an AIDS vaccine, or who is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of a research subject.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 294, Sec. 23. Effective August 18, 1997.)

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