WHEREAS, on June 28, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 103 declaring a disaster emergency in the Counties of Broome, Chenango, Clinton, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, Tioga, Schoharie, St. Lawrence and Warren; and
WHEREAS, on July 5, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 108 amending Executive Order Number 103 to additionally declare a disaster emergency in the County of Niagara; and
WHEREAS, Section 29-a of the Executive Law authorizes the suspension, alteration or modification of statutes, local laws, ordinances, orders, rules or regulations, or parts thereof, if compliance with such provisions would prevent, hinder or delay action necessary to cope with a disaster emergency; and
WHEREAS, on July 1, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 104 to temporarily suspend statutory and regulatory provisions relating to transportation infrastructure recovery; and
WHEREAS, on July 1, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 105 to temporarily suspend statutory and regulatory provisions relating to State contracts and the repair of state facilities; and
WHEREAS, Section 29-a of the Executive Law provides that no suspension of laws shall be made for a period in excess of thirty days, provided, however, that upon reconsideration of all of the relevant facts and circumstances, the suspension may be extended for additional thirty-day periods;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ANDREW M. CUOMO, Governor of the State of New York, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 29-a of Article 2-B of the Executive Law, and after having reconsidered all of the relevant facts and circumstances, do hereby order that the suspension of statutory and regulatory provisions ordered by Executive Order Numbers 104 and 105 be continued through August 30, 2013.
G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the
State in the City of Albany this thirty-first day of
July in the year two thousand thirteen.
BY THE GOVERNOR
Secretary to the Governor