EO 13375
Effective Date: April 05, 2005

Responsible Office: White House Liaison
Subject: Admend to EO 13295 regarding Certain Viruses and Diseases

Amendment to Executive Order 13295 Relating to Certain

Influenza Viruses and Quarantinable Communicable Diseases

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including section 361(b) of the Public Health 
                Service Act (42 U.S.C. 264(b)), it is hereby ordered as 

                Section 1. Based upon the recommendation of the 
                Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation 
                with the Surgeon General, and for the purpose set forth 
                in section 1 of Executive Order 13295 of April 4, 2003, 
                section 1 of such order is amended by adding at the end 
                thereof the following new subsection:

                ``(c) Influenza caused by novel or reemergent influenza 
                viruses that are causing, or have the potential to 
                cause, a pandemic.''.

                Sec. 2. This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, entities, 
                officers, employees or agents, or any other person.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    April 1, 2005.

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