Executive Orders

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  • 5/1/2020 Executive Order No. 7HH

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Mandatory suspension of annual town meeting or referendum to adopt budget; and Authorization for common-interest communities to hold meetings remotely.

  • 4/30/2020 Executive Order No. 7GG

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Extension of payment time for sealed ticket revenue due to the state; Waiver of notarization requirement for embalmer’s affidavit accompanying death certificates; Temporary suspension of controlled substance registration; 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; and Extension of existing contracts to prevent gaps in necessary services.

  • 4/24/2020 Executive Order No. 7FF

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Additional flexibility for Medicaid-enrolled providers to perform telehealth through audio-only methods for new patients.

  • 4/23/2020 Executive Order No. 7EE

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: 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 reservation requirements for residents on leave from intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities; and Waiving requirements for signed delivery receipt for medical equipment, devices, and supplies.

  • 4/22/2020 Executive Order No. 7DD

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Additions to the 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 36-month age limit for Birth-to-Three services.

  • 4/21/2020 Executive Order No. 7CC

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Applicability of Executive Order No. 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 canvas 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.

  • 4/17/2020 Executive Order No. 7BB

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

  • 4/15/2020 Executive Order No. 7AA

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Approval of temporary additional nursing home beds for COVID-19 recovery.

  • 4/14/2020 Executive Order No. 7Z

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

  • 4/11/2020 Executive Order No. 7Y

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Implementation of a nursing home surge plan.

  • 4/10/2020 Executive Order No. 7X

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Protections for residential renters impacted by COVID-19; Continued cancellation of school classes through May 20, 2020; Extension of closures, distancing, and safety measures through May 20, 2020; Modification or deferral of educator certification testing; and Permission to operate food trucks at rest areas.

  • 4/9/2020 Executive Order No. 7W

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Suspension and modification of tax deadlines and collection efforts pursuant to Executive Order No. 7S, Section 6; 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 No. 7D; Ninety-day provisional permits; Renewal date for on-premise liquor permits to be extended; and Permit need not be recorded with town clerk.

  • 4/7/2020 Executive Order No. 7V

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Safe workplaces in 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; and Protection from civil liability for actions or omissions in support of the state’s COVID-19 response.

  • 4/5/2020 Executive Order No. 7U

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Protection from civil liability for actions or omissions in support of the state’s COVID-19 response; and Financial protections for the uninsured and people covered by insurance who receive out-of-network health care services during the public health emergency.

  • 4/2/2020 Executive Order No. 7T

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Prohibition on non-essential lodging; 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 health care providers; and Alternative to affidavits in relation to orders of protection and relief.