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DHS/FEMA RIN: 1660-AB05 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: ●COVID-19 Hoarding Prevention Under the Defense Production Act 

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), are issuing this temporary final rule to prevent the hoarding of certain health and medical resources, or any of their essential components, needed to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and which are, or are likely to be, in short supply (scarce materials) or the supply of which would be threatened by excessive accumulation (threatened materials). These scarce materials or threatened materials were designated by the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and identified by public notice. The first such notice of the designation of scarce materials and threatened materials was posted on the HHS website on March 25, 2020, and may be updated periodically, as appropriate. This rule implements the authority delegated to the Secretary in Executive Order 13910 and the authority delegated to the Secretary of Homeland Security in Executive Order 13911 to implement section 102 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (the Act), as amended, and the authorities to implement the Act.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 44 CFR 335   
Legal Authority: 50 U.S.C. 4512    E.O. 13911   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Temporary Final Rule  06/00/2020 
Additional Information: Docket ID FEMA-2020-0020
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 0991-AC23  Related Agencies: Joint: HHS; 
Agency Contact:
Marc Geier
Office of Policy and Program Analysis
Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency
500 C Street SW,
Washington, DC 20472
Phone:202 924-0196