Executive Orders

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  • 4/1/2020 Executive Order No. 7S

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Safe stores mandatory statewide rules 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; Relief from certain municipal tax deadlines and collection efforts; Allow suspension of in-person voting requirements for critical and time sensitive municipal fiscal deadlines; 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; Substitution of full inspection requirements pertaining to October 1, 2020 grand list revaluations; Extension of deadline to file income and expense statement to August 15; Suspension of non-judicial tax sales.

  • 3/31/2020 Executive Order No. 7R

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Continuation of funding for boards of education; Continuation of 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 pickup of alcoholic beverages permitted.

  • 3/30/2020 Executive Order No. 7Q

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Requirement of limited group sizes in childcare; Enhancement of health procedures for all operating childcare programs; and Authorization of remote notarization.

  • 3/28/2020 Executive Order No. 7P

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Authorization to provide for non-congregant housing for persons at risk.

  • 3/27/2020 Executive Order No. 7O

    Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor's civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Suspension of license renewals and inspections by DPH; Modification of health care provider identification badge requirements; Waiver of registration requirement for alcohol-based hand sanitizers and medical devices; and Waiver of Birth-to-Three family cost participation fees.

  • 3/26/2020 Executive Order No. 7N

    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 5 people; Restrictions on restaurant payment and pickup operations; Further restrictions on retail operations; Requirement of firearms transactions by appointment only Suspension of tax on single-use checkout bags; Prohibition of employers from requiring employees to place items in customers' reusable bags; Suspension of 21-month limit on Temporary Family Assistance; and Suspension of school testing assessments for 2019-20 school year.

  • 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.