California Research Laws

California Health and Safety Code

Abortion (Section 123420-123450)
AIDS Research Confidentiality Act (Section 121075-121125)
Embryo Registry (Section 125300-125320)
Experimental Use of Drugs (Section 111515-111545)
Hereditary Disorders Act (Section 124975-124996)
Human Cloning (Section 24185-24187)
Human Experimentation (Section 24170-24179.5)
Minimum Statutory Protection for Citizens (Section 24170)

California Penal Code

Biomedical and Behavioral Research (Section 3500)
Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (Section 11164-11174.3)
Prisoners’ Rights as Research Subjects (Section 3521-3523)
Reports of Injuries (Section 11160-11163.6)

California Code of Regulations

Research of Inmates/Parolees (Title 2.1, § 3369.5)

Other California Codes/Resources

California Department of Justice
Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act 
Parental Consent for Children to Participate in Research
Searchable California Law Database
Stem Cell Research Funding: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)
Reporting of Positive Results of Communicable Disease Testing 
Research Advisory Panel of California (For research involving certain opioid, stimulant, and hallucinogenic drugs (Schedule I and Schedule II controlled substances).)