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HHS/CDC RIN: 0920-AA23 Publication ID: Fall 2011 
Title: Control of Communicable Diseases: Foreign and Possessions Regulations; Nonhuman Primate 
Abstract: In this final rule, CDC will amend its regulations related to the importation of live nonhuman primates (NHPs) by extending existing requirements for the importation of cynomolgus, African green, and rhesus monkeys to all NHPs. CDC will also reduce the frequency at which importers of the three species are required to renew their registrations, (from every 180 days to every two years) and incorporate existing guidelines into regulations. CDC will add new provisions to address NHPs imported as part of a circus or trained animal act, NHPs imported by zoological societies, the transfer of NHPs from approved laboratories, and non-live imported NHP products. Finally, all NHPs will be imported only through ports of entry where a CDC quarantine station is located. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 71.53   
Legal Authority: 42 USC 264   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/05/2011  76 FR 678   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/07/2011    
NPRM Comment Period Extended  03/10/2011  76 FR 13120   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  04/25/2011    
Final Action  07/00/2012    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ashley Marrone
Public Health Analyst
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE., MS-E03,
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone:404 498-1600
Email: amarrone@cdc.gov