42 CFR 93.403 - ORI review of research misconduct proceedings.
ORI may conduct reviews of research misconduct proceedings. In conducting its review, ORI may -
(a) Determine whether there is HHS jurisdiction under this part;
(b) Consider any reports, institutional findings, research records, and evidence;
(c) Determine if the institution conducted the proceedings in a timely and fair manner in accordance with this part with sufficient thoroughness, objectivity, and competence to support the conclusions;
(d) Obtain additional information or materials from the institution, the respondent, complainants, or other persons or sources;
(e) Conduct additional analyses and develop evidence;
(f) Decide whether research misconduct occurred, and if so who committed it;
(g) Make appropriate research misconduct findings and propose HHS administrative actions; and
(h) Take any other actions necessary to complete HHS' review.