May 5, 2020
Albany, NY

No. 202.27: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency

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 No. 202.27


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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;


WHEREAS, both travel-related cases and community contact transmission of COVID-19 have been documented in New York State and are expected to be continue; and


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 to issue any directive during a disaster emergency necessary to cope with the disaster, I hereby issue the following directives for the period from the date of Executive Order through June 4, 2020:


  • Any suspension or modification of any law heretofore suspended in Executive Order 202, or any amended or modified Executive Order issued thereafter, which allowed for the practice of a profession in the state of New York without a current New York State licensure, or registration, including but not limited to those individuals who are validly licensed in another state or Canada, is hereby extended for a period of thirty days to allow those professionals the ability to continue to provide services necessary for the State’s COVID-19 response.



G I V E N   under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany the fifth day of May in the year two thousand twenty.






Secretary to the Governor