Executive Orders

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  • 3/25/2020 Executive Order No. 7M

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Tolling of time periods for DOT final determinations on permits; Suspension of mandatory statutory filing requirements for FOIA appeals and decisions; and Authorization of state agencies to extend statutory regulatory administrative deadlines by 90 days.

  • 3/24/2020 Executive Order No. 7L

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Extension of class cancellations at all public schools to April 20; 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 marriage license requirements.

  • 3/23/2020 Executive Order No. 7K

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Suspension of non-critical probate court operations; Suspension of non-critical Workers' Compensation Commission operations; Authorization of remote notarization; Modification of DPH regulatory requirements; and Suspension of national criminal history records checks for long-term care providers.

  • 3/22/2020 Executive Order No. 7J

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Clarification of "Stay Safe, Stay Home" Executive Order No. 7H regarding nonessential 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; Modification of real property statutes to facilitate leasing, repairs, alterations and use of real property; and Modification of state contracting statutes to facilitate leasing, repairs, alterations, and use of real property.

  • 3/21/2020 Executive Order No. 7I

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Modifications to DSS benefits; Flexibility related to the Student Data Privacy Act; Modifications related to DCF; Modifications to DCP regulations regarding pharmacies; Suspension of in-person shareholder meeting requirements; and Procedural relief for municipalities.

  • 3/20/2020 Executive Order No. 7H

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: "Stay Safe, Stay Home" restrictions on all workplaces for non-essential business; and Requirement of a coordinated effort between the State of Connecticut and its municipalities.

  • 3/19/2020 Executive Order No. 7G

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Postponement of presidential primary to June 2; Suspension of non-critical court operations and associated requirements; Permits certain restaurants and other eating establishments to sell alcohol with take-out food orders under certain conditions; Flexibility for Medicaid-enrolled providers and in-network providers for commercial fully insured health insurance to perform telehealth through additional methods; Temporary suspension of in-person investigative visits regarding reports of elder abuse; and Extension of time for disclosure of investigation results.

  • 3/18/2020 Executive Order No. 7F

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Closure of large, indoor shopping malls; Closure of places of public amusement; Expansion of Medicaid telehealth coverage to audio-only telephone; Waiver of in-person service, gearing, and screening requirements for facilities that have issued orders limiting visitor access; and Continuation of classes and programming at certain schools operated within DOC, DCF, and DMHAS.

  • 3/17/2020 Executive Order No. 7E

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Further modification of 180-day school year requirement; Suspension of required fingerprinting availability at police departments; Extension of time period for DESPP permits; Suspension of the immediate recoupment of DSS public assistance benefit overpayments; and Suspension of in-person hearing attendance at DSS fair hearings.

  • 3/16/2020 Executive Order No. 7D

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Further reduction of social and recreational gatherings to 50 people; Limits restaurant, bar, and private club operations to off-premise consumption of food and non-alcoholic beverages; Closure of off-track betting facility operations; and Closure of gym, sports, fitness, recreation facilities, and movie theaters.

  • 3/15/2020 Executive Order No. 7C

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Cancellation of classes at all public schools; 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.

  • 3/14/2020 Executive Order No. 7B

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: 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 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.

  • 3/13/2020 Executive Order No. 7A

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Grants the commissioner of the Department of Public Health the authority to restrict visitation at nursing homes and similar facilities.

  • 3/12/2020 Executive Order No. 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.

  • 1/22/2020 Executive Order No. 5

    Directs the Office of Health Strategy to establish statewide healthcare cost growth and quality benchmarks and a primary care spending target.