October 28, 2011

No. 30: Continuing the Suspension of Certain Provisions of Law

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WHEREAS, on August 25, 2011, I issued Executive Order Number 17 declaring a disaster emergency in the Counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk and contiguous areas in the State of New York; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 15, 2011, I issued Executive Order Number 22 in order to amend Executive Order Number 17 to declare a State Disaster Emergency, effective September 12, 2011, within the territorial boundaries of the following additional Counties: Albany, Broome, Chenango, Chemung, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Tioga, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 29-a of the Executive Law authorizes the suspension, alteration or modification of statutes, local laws, ordinances, orders, rules or regulations, or parts thereof, if compliance with such provisions would prevent, hinder or delay action necessary to cope with a disaster emergency; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 2, 2011, I issued Executive Order Number 20 to suspend certain provisions of the New York Code of Rules and Regulations to allow residential programs for victims of domestic violence in Schoharie County to provide emergency shelter to women and children who are homeless as a result of the disaster emergency;

 

WHEREAS, Section 29-a of the Executive Law provides that no suspension of laws shall be made for a period in excess of thirty days, provided, however, that upon reconsideration of all of the relevant facts and circumstances, the suspension may be extended for additional thirty-day periods; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 29, 2011, I issued Executive Order Number 25 to continue the suspension of laws as ordered by Executive Order Number 20 through October 31, 2011;

 

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 after having reconsidered all of the relevant facts and circumstances, do hereby order that the suspension of provisions of law ordered by Executive Order Number 20 shall continue through November 30, 2011.

 

G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the
State in the City of Albany this twenty
eighth day of October in the year two
thousand eleven.

 

BY THE GOVERNOR

 

Secretary to the Governor

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