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COVID-19: Governor Lamont's Executive Orders - State of Connecticut

July 28, 2020 - Executive Order 7LLL - Resumption of Requirements and Deadlines in Child Protection Matters

July 26, 2020 - Executive Order 7JJJ - Rebuttable Presumption of Eligibility for Workers Compensation, and Discharge, Discrimination, Discipline, and Deliberate Misinformation or Dissuasion Prohibited

July 20, 2020 - Executive Order 7III - Repeal of Advisory Self-Quarantine, Mandatory Self-Quarantine for Travelers from States with High COVID-19 Levels, Travel Health Forms Required, Enforcement Provisions, and Extension of Statutory or Regulatory Deadlines by Commissioner of Motor Vehicles

July 16, 2020 - Executive Order 7HHH - Protection of Public Health and Safety during Covid-19 Pandemic and Response – Extension of Authorization for Out-of-State Healthcare Providers

July 15, 2020 - Executive Order 7GGG - Protection of Public Health and Safety during Covid-19 Pandemic and Response – Temporary Rental and Mortgage Assistance Programs; Extension of Time to Complete Continuing Education for Certain Trades

July 6, 2020 - Executive Order 7FFF - Modifying Minimum Service Hours for Private Non-Medical Institutions (PNMIs) for Adults

June 30, 2020 - Executive Order 7EEE - Authorization for OPM to Direct DSS to Provide CRF Funding to Additional Providers and Online Continuing Education for Plumbers and Electricians

June 29, 2020 - Executive Order 7DDD - Extended Protections for Residential Renters Affected by COVID-19, No Notice to Quit or Service of Summary Process Before August 22, Extended Opportunity to Apply Additional Security Deposit to Rent, Upon Request, and Authority to Extend Statutory and Regulatory Administrative Deadlines by an Additional 90 Days

June 25, 2020 - Executive Order 7CCC - Clarification of Time Periods in Executive Order 7I, Section 15, Extension of Time for Fire Service Personnel Examinations and Issuance of Duplicate Licenses and Identity Cards

June 24, 2020 - Executive Order 7BBB - Self-Quarantine by Travelers from States Experiencing High Infection Rates, Amended Deadline for Candidates to Withdraw from Presidential Primary, Accelerated Date to Finalize Order of Names on Presidential Preference Primary Ballot, Temporary Commercial Pesticide Junior Operator Certification, and Authority to Modify Enhanced Health Procedures in Child Care and Day Camps

June 17, 2020 - Executive Order 7AAA - Technical Correction to Executive Order No. 7ZZ, Section 8, Reopening of Public Amusements, Authority to Modify Limitation on Group Sizes in Child Care, Waiver of Requirement to Hold Annual Agricultural Fair and Reporting Requirement to Maintain Agricultural Society Property Tax Exemption, and Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for Staff of Private and Municipal Nursing Home Facilities, Managed Residential Communities, and Assisted Living Services Agencies

June 16, 2020 - Executive Order 7ZZ - Prohibition on Temporary Lodging Lifted, Restrictions on Large Gatherings and Events, Application of Enforcement Authority to DECD Rules for Gatherings and Venues, Resumption of Indoor Dining Pursuant to Sector Rules for Restaurants, Further Clarification of Limits on Alcohol Sales by Restaurants, Bars and Private Clubs, Resumption of Personal Services, Reopening of Gyms, Sports, Fitness and Recreation Facilities and Movie Theaters, Reopening of Public Amusements, Restrictions on Off-Track Betting Extended, Extension of Essential Business Rules, Clarification of Executive Order No. 7MM, and Extension of Remote Notarization

June 10, 2020 - Executive Order 7YY - Resumption of Supreme and Appellate Court Requirements and Deadlines, Issuance of Certain Motor Vehicle Registrations, Extension of Time for Transfer of Motor Vehicle Registration to Beneficiary, Waiver of Temporary Registration Fee and Timing of Charge for Use Tax, Postponement of Instructor Proficiency Test, Extension of Time for Driving Instructors to Submit Medical Certification, DMV Authorization for Online or Remote Training, Dealer Issuance of Permanent Vessel Registrations, Repeal of Executive Order No. 7E, Section, 2

June 6, 2020 - Executive Order 7XX - Modification of Safety Rules for Drive-in Religious Gatherings, Safety Rules for Drive-in Graduations, Suspension of the Involuntary Discharge of Nursing Facility Residents Who May Be Discharged to Homeless Shelters, Except in Emergency Situations or With Respect to COVID-19 Recovered Discharges, and Suspension of the Involuntary Discharge of Residential Care Home Residents Who May Be Discharged to Homeless Shelters, Except in Emergency Situations

June 5, 2020 - Executive Order 7WW - Changes to the Petitioning Process for Ballot Access for Petitioning Candidates and Candidates Petitioning Under Party Designation under sections 9-453 to 9-453u, Changes to the Petitioning Process for Ballot Access for Major Parties, and Modification of Limits on Alcohol Service and Sales Related to Catering

June 2, 2020 - Executive Order 7VV - Amended Limitation on Program Sizes in Child Care

June 1, 2020 - Executive Order 7UU - Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for Staff of Private and Municipal Nursing Home Facilities, Managed Residential Communities, and Assisted Living Services Agencies and Determination of Suitable Work

May 29, 2020 - Executive Order 7TT - Reopening of Barbers and Hair Salons June 1, Amended Prohibitions on Large Gatherings

May 27, 2020 - Executive Order 7SS - Temporary Nurse Aide Defined, Commissioner to Grant Registration of a Temporary Nurse Aide, and Restrictions on Temporary Nurse Aides

May 21, 2020 - Executive Order 7RR - Authority for DEEP to Issue Rental Refunds, Modification of Age Limit for Early Intervention Coverage, and Waiver of Requirement for Guest Books at Private Clubs

May 20, 2020 - Executive Order 7QQ - Absentee Voting Eligibility During COVID-19 Pandemic, Notice of Modification Required on Inner Envelope, Authority for Secretary of the State to Modify Absentee Ballot Applications, Envelopes, and Printed Materials Regarding Eligibility, Authority to Issue Absentee Ballots, Modification of Requirement that Absentee Ballots be Returned by Mail or In Person, and Clarification that Commissioner Orders Issued Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders Are Not Regulations Subject to the UAPA.

May 18, 2020 - Executive Order 7PP - Phase I Business Reopening, including Reopening of Outdoor Dining, Offices, Retail and Malls, Museums and Zoos, Outdoor Recreation and Other Businesses, Additions to Businesses Permitted to Reopen Pursuant to Sector Rules, Interaction Between Essential Business Guidance, Safe Workplace Rules and Sector Rules, Enforcement of Sector Rules Governing the Reopening of Businesses, Local Health Director’s and District Health Director’s Authority to Enforce Sector Rules, Municipal Chief Executive Officer’s Authority to Enforce Sector Rules, Extension of Prohibition on Large Gatherings to June 20, 2020, Extension of Restrictions on Off-Track Betting, Indoor Fitness, and Movie Theaters to June 20, 2020, Further Clarification of Limits on Restaurants, Bars and Private Clubs – Mixed Drinks Permitted for Takeout and Delivery, Limitation on the Operation of Day Camps, Enhanced Health Procedures for All Day Camps, Cancellation of Resident Camp Operations, Limitation on the Operation of Summer Educational Programs Operated by Local or Regional Boards of Education, and Suspension or Modification of Regulatory Requirements to Protect Public Health and Safety.

May 14, 2020 - Executive Order 7OO - Procedures for Local Appointments and Elections Requiring In-Person Vote.

May 13, 2020 - Executive Order 7NN - Waiver of Statutory Vote on Supplemental Federal Block Grant, Remote Participation in Member Meetings, Waiver of Certain Regulatory Limitations on the Amount of Support That Can Be Provided to Caregiver Relatives, Technical Modification of Grace Period for April and May Rent, Authorization for OPM to Direct DSS to Provide Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Distributions to Nursing Home Facilities, Authorization for OPM to Direct DSS to Provide Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Distributions to COVID Recovery Facilities and Alternate COVID Recovery Facilities, Authorization for Additional COVID-19 Related Hardship Relief Funding Under the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) to Nursing Home Facilities, Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Distribution Determinations Not Subject to Rehearing or Appeal, and Extension and Sunset of Suspension of Tax on Single-use Plastic Checkout Bags.

May 12, 2020 - Executive Order 7MM - Expedited Municipal Zoning Amendments, Suspension and Modification of Certain Permitting and Approval Processes for Outdoor Activities, Expedited Municipal Review of Outdoor Dining and Retail, Outdoor Dining and Retail Allowed During Emergency, Minimum Parking Lifted to Facilitate Outdoor Activities, Application Process, Approval and Conditions, Appeals, Shared Lots and Expanded Spaces, Sidewalks and Non-Vehicular Rights of Way, Vehicular Rights of Way, No Nonconformity Rights Bestowed, No Application, Building or Related Fees, Liquor Service in Connection with Outdoor Dining, and Further Clarification of Limits on Private Clubs.

May 11, 2020 - Executive Order 7LL - Changes to the Petitioning Process for Ballot Access for Petitioning Candidates and Candidates Petitioning Under Party Designation under sections 9-453 to 9- 453u, and Changes to the Petitioning Process for Ballot Access for Major Parties.

May 7, 2020 - Executive Order 7KK - Pharmacists are Permitted to Order and Administer Food and Drug Administration Approved Tests for COVID-19.

May 6, 2020 - Executive Order 7JJ - Applicability of Executive Order No. 7S, Section 8 - Suspension of Reapplication Filing Requirement for the Homeowners' Elderly/Disabled, Circuit Breaker Tax Relief Program and for the Homeowners' Elderly/Disabled Freeze Tax Relief Program, Distance Learning and Remote Testing and Certification for DEEP Programs, Tolling of Land Use and Building Permits, and Allowance of Suspension of In-Person Voting Requirements by Members of the Public for Critical and Time-Sensitive Municipal Decisions.

May 5, 2020 - Executive Order 7II - Extension of School Class Cancellations for Remainder of School Year, Authorization for DSS Commissioner to Temporarily Waive, Modify, or Suspend DSS Home Health Regulatory Requirements, Authority to Waive Certain Requirements for the Issuance of Vouchers under the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, and Extension of the Start Date for Imposition of a Late Fee for Obtaining Dog Licenses from July 1, 2020 to August 1, 2020.

May 1, 2020 - Executive Order 7HH - Clarification of Executive Order No. 7I, Section 13 - Mandatory Suspension of In-Person Voting Requirements by Members of the Public on Municipal Budgets, and Allowance of Use of Remote Meeting and Voting Procedures for Common Interest Ownership Association.

April 30, 2020 - Executive Order 7GG - Modification of State Contracting Statutes to Facilitate the Emergency Procurement of Essential Services, Modification of State Contracting Authorities to Facilitate the Emergency Procurement of Essential Services, Modification of State Construction Requirements to Facilitate the Emergency Provision of Construction and Construction-Related Services, Extension of Existing Contracts to Prevent Gaps in Necessary Services, Required Embalmer’s Affidavit Regarding Communicable Disease Modified, Temporary Suspension of Controlled Substance Registration, and Extension of Payment Time for Sealed Ticket Revenue Due to the State.

April 24, 2020 - Executive Order 7FF - Additional Flexibility for Medicaid-Enrolled Providers to Perform Telehealth Through Audio-Only Methods for New Patients

April 23, 2020 - Executive Order 7EE - Mandatory Reporting by Managed Residential Communities, Mandatory Reporting by Nursing Homes, Civil Penalties for Failure to Comply With Mandatory Reporting, Waiving Certain Medicaid Prior Authorization Requirements, Waiving Medicaid Bed Reserve Day Requirements for Residents on Leave from Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IIDs), and Waiving Requirements for Signed Delivery Receipt for Medical Equipment, Devices, and Supplies.

April 22, 2020 - Executive Order 7DD - Additions to Definition of Telehealth Provider, Flexibility for Medicaid-Enrolled Providers and In-Network Providers for Commercial Fully Insured Health Insurance to Perform Telehealth Through Additional Methods, Additions to Permissible Out-of-State Healthcare Providers, Participation in Intern, Resident Physician, or United States Medical Officer Candidate Training Programs Prior to Permit Issuance, Participation in Resident Physician Assistant Program Prior to Permit Issuance, Temporary Suspension of Physician Assistant Supervision Restrictions, Temporary Suspension of In-Person Supervision Requirement for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Provision of Services by Respiratory Care Therapist and Respiratory Care Technician Students, Suspension of Continuing Education Requirement for Health Care Providers, and Modification of Thirty-Six Month Age Limit for Birth-to-Three Services.

April 21, 2020 - Executive Order 7CC - Applicability of Executive Order 7S, Section 7 to Additional Critical and Time-Sensitive Municipal Fiscal Actions, Clarification of Time Periods Regarding Suspension and Modification of Non-Judicial Tax Sales Pursuant to Executive Order No. 7S, Section 11, Exclusion of Federal Stimulus Payments in Evaluating Eligibility for State or Local Programs Financed in Whole or in Part Using State Funds, Alternative to Physical Presence in Court for Finding of Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage, Alternative to In-Person Waiver of Right to File Motion or Petition for Educational Support, Alternative to Physical Appearance of Petitioner Regarding Decree of Dissolution After Entry of Decree of Legal Separation, Alternative to In Court Canvass Prior to Entrance of Final Agreement, Alternative to Physical Presence When Findings on the Record Required, and Revised Financial Protections for People Covered by Insurance Who Receive Out-of-Network Health Care Services During the Public Health Emergency.

April 17, 2020 - Executive Order 7BB - Cloth Face Coverings or Higher Level of Protection Required in Public Wherever Close Contact is Unavoidable, and Further Postponement of Presidential Preference Primary to August 11.

April 15, 2020 - Executive Order 7AA - Approval of Temporary Additional Nursing Home Beds for COVID-19 Recovery.

April 14, 2020 - Executive Order 7Z - Modification of State Contracting Statutes to Facilitate the Emergency Procurement of Essential Goods, In-Person Attendance Requirement Suspended for Assessment Appeals, and Suspension of Requirements for Security Officer License.

April 11, 2020 - Executive Order 7Y - Requirement to Reserve Bed Suspended, Designation of COVID Recovery Facilities, COVID-19 Transfer Defined and Included in Definition of Emergency, Notice of Discharge and Discharge Plan Not Required for COVID-19 Recovered Discharges, No Hearing or Court Order Required for Transfer to Recovery Facility of Patients Under Conservatorship, and Transfer Deadline Extensions Apply to COVID-19 Transfer Patients.

April 10, 2020 - Executive Order 7X - No Notice to Quit or Service of Summary Process Before July 1, Automatic 60-Day Grace Period for April Rent, 60-Day Grace Period for May Rent Upon Request, Application of Additional Security Deposit to Rent Upon Request, Continued Cancellation of School Classes Through May 20, Extension of Closures, Distancing and Safety Measures Through May 20, Permission to Operate Food Trucks at Rest Areas.

April 9, 2020 - Executive Order 7W - Applicability of Executive Order 7S, Section 6 and Quasi-Municipal Corporations and Clarification of Time Periods, No Increased Experience Rating Based on COVID-19 Unemployment Claims, Coil Cleaning Requirements Modified, Delivery Signature Requirement Suspended, Return of Permit Not Necessary for Temporary Closures Pursuant to Executive Order 7D,  Ninety-Day Provisional Permits, Renewal Date of On-Premise Liquor Permits to Be Extended, Permit Need Not Be Recorded with Town Clerk.

April 7, 2020 - Executive Order 7V - Safe Workplaces for Essential Businesses, Temporary Permits for Certain Health Care Providers Extended and Fees Waived, Practice Before Licensure for Certain Health Care Profession Applicants and Graduates, Practice Before Licensure for Marital and Family Therapy Associates, Practice Before Licensure for Professional Counselor Associates, Exec. Order 7U Section 1 Superseded - Protection from Civil Liability for Actions or Omissions in Support of State's COVID-19 Response

April 5, 2020 - Executive Order 7U - Protection from Civil Liability for Actions or Omissions in Support of the State's COVID-19 Response, Financial Protections for the Uninsured and People Covered by Insurance Who Receive Out-of-Network Health Care Services During the Public Health Emergency

April 2, 2020 - Executive Order 7T - Provision of Non-Essential Lodging Prohibited, Other Purposes and Uses for Lodging Prohibited During State of Emergency, Further Clarification of Limits on Restaurants, Bars and Private Clubs, Suspension of Notarization Requirement Related to Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program, Flexibility to Maintain Adequate Child Care Infrastructure, Suspension of Rehearing Rights for Temporary Rate Increases for Certain Healthcare Providers

April 1, 2020 - Executive Order 7S - Safe Stores Mandatory Statewide Rules, Amending Executive Order 7N, 60-day Grace Period for Premium Payments, Policy Cancellations and Non-Renewals of Insurance Policies, Extension of 30-Day Period of Credit for Liquor Permittees, Daily Payment of Certain Taxes Changed to Weekly, Flexibility to Amend Medicaid Waivers and State Plan, Suspension and Modification of Tax Deadlines and Collection Efforts, Allowance of Suspension of In-Person Voting Requirements for Critical and Time Sensitive Municipal Fiscal Deadlines, and more...

March 31, 2020 - Executive Order 7R - Continued Funding for Boards of Education, Continued Payment of Public School Staff, Preservation of Student Transportation Services and Special Education Providers, Restrictions on Entrance to State Parks, Forests and Other Lands, and Curbside Pickups of Alcoholic Beverages Permitted

March 30, 2020 - Executive Order 7Q - Limited Group Sizes in Childcare, Enhanced Health Procedures for All Operating Child Care Programs, and Remote Notarization - Amended Procedures

March 28, 2020 - Executive Order 7P - Safe Housing for People Experiencing Homelessness, First Responders, and Healthcare Workers

March 27, 2020 - Executive Order 7O - Suspension of Requirements for License Renewal and Inspections by the Department of Public Health, Modification of Health Care Provider Identification Badge Requirements, Allowing Non-traditional Manufacturers to Make Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers and Medical Devices, Waiver of Birth-to-Three Family Cost Participation Fees

March 26, 2020 - Executive Order 7N - Restriction of Social and Recreational Gatherings to No More Than 5 People, Restrictions on Restaurant Payment and Pickup Operations, Further Restrictions on Retail Operations, Firearms Transactions by Appointment Only, Temporary Suspension of Tax on Single-Use Checkout Bags, Employees Not Required to Bag Items in Reusable Bags, Suspension of 21-Month Limit on Temporary Family Assistance and Suspension of School Testing Assessments for 2019-20 School Year.

March 25, 2020 - Executive Order 7M - Tolling of Time Periods for Department of Transportation (DOT) Final Determinations on Permits, Suspension of Mandatory Statutory Filing Requirements for Freedom of Information Act Appeals and Decisions by the Freedom of Information Commission and Authority to Extend Statutory and Regulatory Administrative Deadlines by 90 Days.

March 24, 2020 - Executive Order 7L - Continued Cancellation of School Classes, Early Opening of Fishing Season, Suspension of Restrictions on Reemployment of Municipal Retirees, Flexibility to Maintain Adequate Medical Marijuana Access for Patients, Extension of Time Period for Nursing Home Transfers, Modification of the Duties of Registrars of Vital Records, Modification of In-Person Purchase of and Access to Copies of Vital Records and Modification of the requirement that marriage licenses be obtained in the town where the marriage will be celebrated; extension of marriage license validity.

March 23, 2020 - Executive Order 7K - Suspension of Non-Critical Probate Court Operations and Associated Requirements, Suspension of Non-Critical Workers' Compensation Commission Operations and Associated Requirements, Remote Notarization, Suspension or Modification of Regulatory Requirements to Protect Public Health and Safety and Temporary Suspension of National Criminal History Records Checks for Long Term Care Providers

March 22, 2020 - Executive Order 7J - Clarification of Executive Order No. 7H Regarding Non-Essential Business Operations, Extension of Time Period for Fire Service Personnel Examinations, Delivery of Methadone to Homebound Patients by Methadone Maintenance Clinics, Suspension of Rehiring Procedures and Restrictions on Temporary Worker Retirees (TWR), Modification of Real Property Statutes to Facilitate Leasing, Repairs, Alterations and Use of Real Property to Address the COVID-19 Emergency and State Contracting Statutes Modified to Facilitate Leasing, Repairs, Alterations and Use of Real Property to Address the COVID-19 Emergency.

March 21, 2020 - Executive Order 7I - Suspension of requirements that public assistance eligibility reinvestigations be conducted at least every 12 or 24 months, Suspension of copayments for full benefit dually eligible Medicare Part D beneficiaries, Suspension of copayments for HUSKY B clients, Suspension of limitations on refills of non-maintenance medications for HUSKY beneficiaries, Flexibility related to the Student Data Privacy Act, Limits on Visitation with Children Placed in the Care and Custody of the Department of Children and Families, Limits on Visitors to Facilities That Treat Children or Youth with Psychiatric Disabilities, Waiver of In-person Service, Screening and Hearing Requirements for Facilities that Have Limited Visitor Access to Protect Public Health, Pharmacist Discretion in Refilling Certain Prescriptions for Longer Periods, Commissioner Authority to Modify Pharmacy Operation Regulations, Suspension of In-Person Shareholder Meeting Requirements, Extension of Budget Adoption Deadlines - Additional Municipal Bodies, Suspension of In-Person Budget Adoption Requirements for Municipalities, Suspension of In-Person Budget Adoption Requirements for Regional Boards of Education, Extension of Municipal Deadlines and Waiver of Penalties Related to Municipal Planning, Assessment and Taxation, Suspension of In-Person Filing Requirements Related to Municipal Planning, Assessment and Taxation, Suspension of Deadlines and Modification of Public Hearing and Appeals Requirements for Assessment and Taxation, Extension of New Reporting Requirements on Property, Suspension, Modification and Clarification of Certain Municipal Procedural Requirements and Time Limitations Regarding Notice, Commencement and Holding of Public Hearings, Decisions and Appeals.

March 20, 2020 - Executive Order 7H - Restrictions on Workplaces for Non-Essential Businesses and Coordinated Response Effort.

March 19, 2020 - Executive Order 7G - Postponement of Presidential Primary to June 2, Suspension of Non-Critical Court Operations and Associated Requirements, Further Clarification of Limits on Restaurants, Bars and Private Clubs, Restriction on Operation of Barbershops, Hair Salons, Tattoo or Piercing Parlors and Related Public Businesses, Flexibility for Medicaid Enrolled Providers and In-Network Providers for Commercial Fully Insured Health Insurance to Perform Telehealth Through Additional Methods, Temporary Suspension o f In-Person Investigative Visits Regarding Reports of Elder Abuse and Extension of Time for Disclosm·e of Investigation Results.

March 18, 2020 - Executive Order 7F - Closure of Large Shopping Malls, Closure of Places of Public Amusement, Expansion of Medicaid Telehealth Coverage to Audio-Only Telephone, Waiver of In-Person Service, Hearing, and Screening Requirements for Facilities that Have Issued Orders Limiting Visitor Access to Protect the Public Health and Continuation of Classes and Programming at Certain State-operated Schools.

March 17, 2020 - Executive Order 7E - Waiver of 180-Day School Year, Suspension of Required Fingerprinting Availability, Extension of Time Period for Permits, Suspension of the Immediate Recoupment of Public Assistance Benefit Overpayments and Suspension of In-Person Hearing Attendance at DSS Fair Hearings.

March 16, 2020 - Executive Order 7D - Further Reduction of Large Crowds, Limits on Restaurant, Bar and Private Club Operations, Closure of Off-Track Betting Facility Operations and Restriction on Gym, Sports, Fitness and Recreation Facility and Movie Theater Operations.

March 15, 2020 - Executive Order 7C - Cancellation of School Classes, Flexibility of Graduation Requirements, and Prescribed Courses of Study, Flexibility for Educator Prep Programs, Flexibility for Educator Certification Timelines, Educator Evaluations, and School In-Services, Extension of Municipal Budget Adoption Deadlines, Extension of Regional Board of Education Budget Adoption Deadlines, Remote Conduct of DMV Operations, Limits on Visitors to Facilities That Treat Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities, Limits on Visitors to the Southbury Training School and COVID-19 Information Sharing Between Facilities That Treat Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities, DPH, and Local Health Directors.

March 14, 2020 - Executive Order 7B - Suspension of In-Person Open Meeting Requirements, Waiver of Manufacturer Registration Requirement for Hand Sanitizer, Suspension of Garbing Requirements For Non-Hazardous Compounding of Sterile Pharmaceuticals, Refunds of Certain Liquor License Application Fees Permissible, Waiver of Face-to-Face Interview Requirements for Temporary Family Assistance, Flexibility to Maintain Adequate Childcare Resources and Flexibility to Provide For Adequate Healthcare Resources and Facilities.

March 13, 2020 - Executive Order 7A - Grants the commissioner of the Department of Public Health the authority to restrict visitation at nursing homes and similar facilities in response to the civic preparedness and public health emergencies declared due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

March 12, 2020 - Executive Order 7 - Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including limiting the size of gatherings to 250 people, waiving the 180-day school year requirement, clarifying nursing home visitation restrictions, authorizing DMV to extend renewal deadlines, and relaxing attendance rules for police academy trainees.

Guidance Specific to Executive Orders:

March 23, 2020 - Gov. Lamont's Executive Order 7I, Modifying Procedures and Deadlines for Municipal Land Use

March 23, 2020 - COVID-19: Executive Order No. 7H and General Leasing/Rent Concerns

March 19, 2020 - Governor Lamont's Order Regarding Public Agency Meetings

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