September 6, 2013

No. 112: Continuing The Suspension of Certain Provisions of Law in The Counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester

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WHEREAS, on October 26, 2012, I issued Executive Order Number 47, declaring a disaster emergency in all 62 counties in the State of New York; and

 

WHEREAS, on April 24, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 98 continuing the declaration of a disaster in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester for ninety days; and

 

WHEREAS, on July 15, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 109 continuing the declaration of a disaster in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester for an additional ninety days; and

 

WHEREAS, on May 17, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 99 to suspend provisions of the Public Authorities Law to allow the MTA to expedite the award of contracts in order to promptly perform necessary critical repairs, reconstruction, rehabilitation and mitigation work and to maximize the use of federal assistance money; and

 

WHEREAS, on June 18, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 101 to continue the suspension of provisions of the Public Authorities Law as ordered by Executive Order Number 99; and

 

WHEREAS, on July 15, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 109 to continue the suspension of provisions of the Public Authorities Law as ordered by Executive Order Number 99 and continued by Executive Order Number 101; 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 laws ordered by Executive Order Number 99 and continued by Executive Order Number 109 shall be continued, effective August 15, 2013, through September 14, 2013.

 

G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the

State in the City of Albany this sixth day of

September in the year two thousand thirteen.

 

BY THE GOVERNOR

Secretary to the Governor

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