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 to temporarily suspend or modify any statute, local law, ordinance, order, rule, or regulation, or parts thereof, of any agency during a State disaster emergency, if compliance with such statute, local law, ordinance, order, rule, or regulation would prevent, hinder, or delay action necessary to cope with the disaster emergency or if necessary to assist or aid in coping with such disaster, do hereby continue the suspensions, modifications, and directives, not superseded by a subsequent directive, made by Executive Order 202.36 and 202.37, as extended, and Executive Orders 202.46 and 202.47, for another thirty days through August 29, 2020, except the following:
- The directive contained in Executive Order 202.47 that allowed any person eligible to attend and vote at any party caucus, party meeting, or party convention held pursuant to the Election Law in the year two thousand twenty to hold up to ten proxies, is hereby amended to provide that any party committee rule in place prior to the issuance of this order that authorized more than ten proxies shall continue in full force and effect.
- The suspensions of sections 2022, 2007, 1608, 1716, 2018-a, and 2018-b, which were necessary to allow school budget revotes to occur on July 28, are no longer suspended.
- Any extension of the period for paying property taxes without interest or penalties pursuant to Real Property Tax Law Section 925-a is no longer in effect.
IN ADDITION, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 925-a of the Real Property Tax Law, I do hereby retroactively extend by twenty-one days the period for paying without interest or penalty the property taxes that were due by July 1, 2020, in the Village of Atlantic Beach, Nassau County.
G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this thirtieth of July in the year two thousand twenty.
BY THE GOVERNOR
Secretary to the Governor