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The Governor has released Executive Order 202.13. Please find the Executive Order here. The provisions of the Executive Order are below.

  • CLARIFICATION ON NON-ESSENTIAL CONSTRUCTION – Executive Order 202.6 is hereby modified to clarify that construction which was an essential service not subject to the in-person work restrictions is modified to provide only certain construction is considered exempt from the in-person restrictions as of March 28, 2020.  Further, on and after March 27, 2020, Empire State Development Corporation is hereby authorized to determine which construction projects shall be essential and thereby exempt from the in-person workforce prohibition, contained in EO 202.6 and subsequent Executive Orders which further reduced the workforce requirements. All continuing construction projects shall utilize best practices to avoid transmission of COVID-19.
  • ALIGNS CLOSURES/RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES – By virtue of Executive Orders 202.3, 202.4, 202.5, 202.6, 202.7, 202.8, 202.10, 202.11 which closed or otherwise restricted public or private businesses or places of public accommodation, all such Executive Orders shall be continued, provided that the expiration dates of such Executive Orders shall be aligned, such that all in-person business restrictions will be effective until 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2020, unless later extended by future Executive Orders.
  • CLARIFICATION OF PREVIOUS ORDER The directive of Executive Order 202.12 requiring a support person for a patient giving birth is modified insofar as to cover labor, delivery as well as the immediate postpartum period.
  • All instruments that are signed and delivered to the superintendent under the New York Banking Law (the “Banking Law”), and are required to be verified or acknowledged under the Banking Law, may be verified or acknowledged by including standard verification or acknowledgement language in the instrument and transmitting a legible copy of the signed instrument by fax or electronic means.
  • The special election in the City of New York to fill the vacancy in the Office of Borough President of Queens is rescheduled for June 23, 2020. Only candidates who were eligible to appear on the ballot for the March 24, 2020 special election shall appear on the ballot for the June 23, 2020 special election.
  • Any special election which was previously scheduled to occur on April 28, 2020 and rescheduled for June 23, 2020 by virtue of Executive Order 202.12 shall only contain the names of those individuals who had previously been qualified to appear on the ballot on April 28, 2020.
  • Circulation, filing, and collection of any designating petitions, or independent nominating petitions for any office that would otherwise be circulated or filed pursuant to the Election Law, Education Law or any other consolidated law for any office commencing March 31, 2020 are hereby postponed.
  • Any school board, library board, or village election scheduled to take place in April or May of 2020 is hereby postponed until at least June 1, 2020, and subject to further directive as to the timing, location or manner of voting for such elections.
  • Any worker who is employed by the state of New York, shall, if deemed non-essential by their agency shall work from home or shall be able to stay home without charging their accruals until April 16, 2020.
  • Suspends or modifies the following sections of law:
  • Sections 16.03 and 16.05 of the Mental Hygiene Law and Part 619 of Title 14 of the NYCRR
  • Sections 16.33, 16.34, 31.35 and 19.20 of the Mental Hygiene law; sections 378-a, 424-a and 495 of the Social Services law; sections 550, 633.5, 633.24 and 805 of Title 14 of the NYCRR;  Article 3, sections 442.18, 447.2, 448.3, 449.4, 450.9, 451.6 of Title 18 of the NYCRR ; and sections 166-1.2, 180-1.5, 180-3.4, 182-1.5, 182-1.9, 182-1.11, 182-2.5,  182-2.9 and 6051.1 of Title 9 of the NYCRR
  • Sections 3203 and 4510 of the Insurance Law
  • Sections 3203, 3219, and 3220 of the Insurance Law
  • Section 1116 and Articles 34, 53, 54, and 55 of the Insurance Law and Sections 54 and 226 of the Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Section 576 of the Banking Law
  • Subdivisions three and four of section  42  of the Public Officer’s Law
  • Subdivision (i) of section 414 of the Education Law
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