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HHS/OS RIN: 0991-AC13 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Equal Participation of Faith-Based Organizations in HHS's Programs and Activities: Implementation of Executive Order 13931 

This proposed rule would amend HHS's regulations to implement Executive Order 13831 (Establishment of a White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative). Among other changes, this rule proposes to provide clarity regarding the rights and obligations of faith-based organizations participating in HHS’s programs. This proposed rulemaking aligns with HHS’s goal of implementing its programs and activities consistent with the First Amendment to the Constitution and the requirements of federal law, including the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 45 CFR 87    45 CFR 1050   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301, [42 U.S.C. 216(b)    31 U.S.C. 503(b)(2)(2)    41 U.S.C. ch.13    Religious Freedom Restoration Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000bb to 42 U.S.C. 2000bb-4]   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Shannon Royce
Director, Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 747D,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone:202 260-6501