Executive Orders

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  • 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. 6

    Directs the Department of Social Services to improve public transparency of Medicaid costs and quality.

  • 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.

  • 10/29/2019 Executive Order No. 4

    Forms the Governor's Workforce Council and tasks it with coordinating the state's workforce training initiatives to meet the needs of 21st century jobs.

  • 9/3/2019 Executive Order No. 3

    Expands the responsibilities of the Governor's Council on Climate Change, increases its membership, and directs the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to evaluate pathways to transition to a 100 percent clean energy grid by 2040.

  • 7/31/2019 Executive Order No. 2

    Directs the execution of a human resources centralization plan in order to provide state government with the highest quality human resources services at the lowest possible cost, and further the uniform administration of processes, systems, and functions among state agencies.

  • 4/24/2019 Executive Order No. 1

    Directs executive branch state office buildings and vehicle fleets to become greener and more energy efficient through an expanded “Lead By Example” sustainability initiative aimed at reducing the state’s carbon footprint and reducing the cost of government operations.

  • 12/4/2018 Governor Dannel P. Malloy - Executive Order No. 68

    Declares December 5, 2018 a Day of Remembrance to honor the life and service of President George H.W. Bush and asks Connecticut residents to observe a minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. on that day.

  • 7/17/2018 Governor Dannel P. Malloy - Executive Order No. 67

    Directs state agencies to conduct a comprehensive assessment on implementing a new funding plan for Connecticut’s transportation system.

  • 6/14/2018 Governor Dannel P. Malloy - Executive Order No. 66

    Directs the state’s Water Planning Council to implement the State Water Plan.

  • 3/21/2018 Governor Dannel P. Malloy - Executive Order No. 65

    Modifies the terminology used to describe the designation levels of executive branch state employees during weather-related and other emergency situations to "Level 1" and "Level 2" employees.