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Section 125342. (Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 483, Sec. 35.)
Cite as: Cal. Health & Safety Code §125342.

(a)A research program or project that involves AOP or any alternative method of oocyte retrieval shall ensure that a written record is established and maintained to include, but not be limited to, all of the following components:

(1)The demographics of subjects, including, but not limited to, their age, race, primary language, ethnicity, income bracket, education level, and the first three digits of the ZIP Code of current residence.

(2)Information regarding every oocyte that has been donated or used. This record should be sufficient to determine the provenance and disposition of those materials.

(3)A record of all adverse health outcomes, including, but not limited to, incidences and degrees of severity, resulting from the AOP or any alternative method of oocyte retrieval.

(b)(1)The information included in the written record pursuant to subdivision (a) shall not disclose personally identifiable information about subjects, and shall be confidential and is deemed protected by subject privacy provisions of law. This information shall be reported to the State Department of Public Health, which shall aggregate the data and make it publicly available, as set forth in paragraph (2), in a manner that does not reveal personally identifiable information about the subjects.

(2)The department shall provide public access to information which it is required to release pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code). The department shall disseminate the information to the general public via governmental and other Web sites in a manner that is understandable to the average person. The information shall be made available to the public when the biennial review pursuant to Section 125119.5 is provided to the Legislature.

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