E X E C U T I V E O R D E R
Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
WHEREAS, on March 7, 2020, I issued Executive Order Number 202, declaring a State disaster emergency for the entire State of New York; and
WHEREAS, both travel-related cases and community contact transmission of COVID-19 have been documented in New York State and are expected to continue;
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 Chapter 71 of the Laws of 2021 to modify or extend any directive issued during this disaster emergency necessary to cope with such disaster, I do hereby modify and extend the following directive consistent with Chapter 71 of the Laws of 2021 for the period from the date of this Executive Order through May 26, 2021:
- The directive contained in Executive Orders 202.96, as extended and modified, that permitted movie theaters in any location of the state to open effective March 5, 2021, at 25% capacity with up to 50 people maximum per screen, subject to strict adherence to Department of Health guidance, is further extended and modified to provide that movie theaters shall be permitted to operate at an occupancy level determined by the Department of Health, effective April 26, 2021, subject to state-issued guidance.
G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this twenty-sixth day of April the year two thousand twenty-one.
BY THE GOVERNOR
Secretary to the Governor