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I intend to maintain a series of posts on Biden’s executive orders over the length of his term. In this edition, I’m following up on the CDC implementation of his “Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel” from January 21. The CDC issued a rule on Saturday, January 30 to implement this order. A Federal Register notice is posted here, with the full 11-page text available here. But the key part of the order is just two sentences:
People must wear masks that cover both the mouth and nose when awaiting, boarding, traveling on, or disembarking public conveyances. People must also wear masks when entering or on the premises of a transportation hub in the United States.