University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Folder Records: 37 Address 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas, 77030

APHIS #: 74-R-0065
OLAW/PHS Assurance #: D16-00222 (A3343-01)
Type: Public Higher Education

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Disclaimer: All animal data populated from lab annual report(s).

Records

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View March 2017 #2 APHIS Inspection Report PDF 07/08/2020 Download
View March 2017 APHIS Inspection Report PDF 07/08/2020 Download
View 2020 AWA Regulation Correspondence PDF 02/10/2021 Download
View 2020 APHIS Registration Application/Renewal PDF 11/30/2020 Download
View 2019-2020 Grant Document PDF National Cancer Institute 08/19/2020 Download
View 2019 Case 2R OLAW Noncompliance Correspondence PDF 10/17/2020 Download
View 2019 Case 2Q OLAW Noncompliance Correspondence PDF 10/17/2020 Download
View 2019 AWA Regulation Correspondence PDF 12/22/2020 Download
View 2019 Animal Census PDF chimps 12/09/2020 Download
View 2019 Miscellaneous Internal Document PDF NIH, SNPRC, Alamogordo, Chimp Haven, chimp health 12/09/2020 Download
View 2019 Annual Report to OLAW PDF 10/16/2020 Download
View 2019 Annual Report to APHIS PDF 07/07/2020 Download
View 2018-2019 Disposition Records PDF chimp deaths 12/09/2020 Download
View 2018 Case 2O OLAW Noncompliance Correspondence PDF 10/17/2020 Download
View 2018 Annual Report to APHIS PDF 07/07/2020 Download
View 2017 OLAW PHS Assurance PDF Includes Species Count 10/16/2020 Download
View 2017 Annual Report to APHIS PDF 07/07/2020 Download
View 2016 Grant Document PDF Squirrel Monkey Resource annual report to NIH-ORIP 09/19/2020 Download
View 2016 AWA Exceptions PDF 07/08/2020 Download
View 2016 Annual Report to APHIS PDF 07/07/2020 Download

Laws

Is the lab subject to the open records law in its state?Yes Yes

Is the lab subject to federal FOIA?No No

Anti-Cruelty Law

Name: Texas Anti-Cruelty Laws

Citation: VTCA Penal Code § 4209,§ 42091,§ 42092,§ 4210,§ 42105

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Open Records Law

Name: Texas Public Information Act

Citation: T.G.C. Chapter 552 Subchapter A

Commentary:

Anyone can file a request. Initial response time is ten business days. Texas has a unique system for public-records requests. If a university wants to withhold some or all documents that you’ve requested, it usually asks the Texas Attorney General for a ruling beforehand. The Texas AG almost always rubberstamps universities’ requests to deny documents. If this occurs, then you have no right to appeal. But if a university withholds documents without first asking for a ruling, you have the right to appeal to the AG. For requests under fifty pages, you can be charged only for the actual cost of duplication. Over fifty, you can be charged for labor and overhead. The law says that a university “shall” waive fees if the request is in the public interest. You can appeal fee determinations to the Texas Attorney General. When it comes to animal documents, Texas has a couple of devious ways to hide them. First, all records involving a university’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) are considered medical committee documents and, thus, are completely exempt from release under state law. Also, veterinary records are off the table unless the veterinarian’s employer (i.e. the university itself) consents to their release, but – guess what? – most universities don’t. The situation isn’t completely hopeless, though. While some universities go running to the Texas AG to withhold every record we ask for, others release varying amounts of documents even though they technically could withhold them.

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