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HHS/CDC RIN: 0920-AA84 Publication ID: Spring 2023 
Title: ●Control of Communicable Diseases; Foreign Quarantine: Procedures for Temporary Suspension of the Right to Introduce Persons and Property into the United States to Address a Communicable Disease Threat 

This proposed rulemaking will provide an updated framework for the CDC Director to exercise statutory authority to temporarily suspend the right to introduce persons and property from designated foreign countries or places, in the interest of U.S. public health due to serious danger of introduction of a communicable disease into the United States. Through this NPRM, HHS/CDC will solicit public comment on proposals designed to clarify which communicable disease threats may trigger use of the authority, establish a process for temporary suspension and ensure transparency and safeguards.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 71.40   
Legal Authority: secs. 361 and 362 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act as amended (42 U.S.C. 264 and 265)    sec. 365 of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 268)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
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 Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ashley C. Altenburger JD
Regulatory Analyst
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE, MS: H 16-4,
Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone:800 232-4636