August 6, 2020
Albany, NY

No. 202.55.1: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency

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No. 202.55.1

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in coping with such disaster, do hereby amend Executive Order 202.55 to include  all suspensions and modifications, not superseded by a suspension or modification in a subsequent Executive Order for the Executive Orders listed in 202.55; and provided further, Executive Orders 202.48, 202.49, and 202.50 are continued in their entirety, through September 4, 2020.

G I V E N   under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this sixth of August in the year two thousand twenty.


Secretary to the Governor