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, or to provide any directive necessary to respond to the disaster, do hereby continue the suspensions and modifications of law, and any directives no superseded by a subsequent directive contained in Executive Order 202.51, which includes continuation of certain suspensions, modifications and directives contained in Executive Order 202.31, 202.41, 202.42, and 202.43, and the directive contained in Executive Order 202.52 through September 11, 2020.
G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this twelfth of August in the year two thousand twenty.
BY THE GOVERNOR
Secretary to the Governor