Public Comment Period Open for ASB BPR 009, Examination of Human Remains by Forensic Pathologists in the Disaster Victim Identification Context


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Source:  Mary C. McKiel, PhD, Communications Liaison

The public comment period has opened for AAFS Standards Board (ASB) Best Practice Recommendation 009, Examination of Human Remains by Forensic Pathologists in the Disaster Victim Identification Context, First Edition. Please visit the Notification of Standard Development and Coordination area of the ASB website to view the draft document and provide comments. The deadline for comments is January 29, 2018.

A reminder that the re-circulation public comment period is open for the following documents (comment periods close Monday, January 22, 2018):

  • Re-circulation – ASB Standard 017, Standard Practices for Measurement Traceability in Forensic Toxicology, First Edition
  • Re-circulation – ASB Standard 020, Standards for Validation Studies of DNA Mixtures, and Development and Verification of a Laboratory’s Mixture Interpretation Protocol, First Edition

Please note that comments on a re-circulation will only be accepted on revised sections of a document; comments made to text not revised from the original public comment period will not be accepted.

Please visit the Notification of Standard Development and Coordination area of the ASB website to view the comment resolutions from the initial public comment periods, the updated documents, and redline versions of the documents. The comment template can also be downloaded from the website.

Send any questions to asb@aafs.org.