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DHS/FEMA RIN: 1660-AB04 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: Emergency Management Priorities and Allocations System (EMPAS) 

This final rule adopts, without change, an interim final rule with request for comments published in the Federal Register on May 13, 2020, establishing standards and procedures by which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may require certain contracts or orders that promote the national defense be given priority over other contracts or orders and setting new standards and procedures by which FEMA may allocate materials, services, and facilities to promote the national defense under emergency and non-emergency conditions pursuant to section 101 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended.  These regulations are part of FEMA’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 44 CFR 333   
Legal Authority: 50 U.S.C. 4511 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  05/13/2020  85 FR 28500   
Interim Final Rule Effective  05/13/2020 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  06/12/2020 
Final Rule  03/00/2021 
Additional Information: Docket ID FEMA-2020-0019.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
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