[Shea, Christopher. “New Rules for Human-Subject Research Are Delayed and Debated.” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 3, 2014.]
One also hopes that it won't be timely forever. Shea writes,
A spokesman for the Office for Human Research Protections, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services, could not provide a timetable but told The Chronicle late last month, "I can assure you that this continues to be an HHS priority, and all the relevant parties are still working very hard on this."
Or, as they might have put it, "We have top men working on it right now."