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Emergency Orders Recap To Date

Governor Ned Lamont has issued 34 executive orders since issuing his emergency declaration about the Covid crisis on March 10th.

These are summaries of the executive orders since the declararion of a state of emergency:

May 1, 2020: Executive Order 7HH

Mandatory suspension of annual town meeting or referendum to adopt budget

Authorization for common-interest communities to hold meetings remotely

April 30, 2020: Executive Order No. 7GG

Extension of payment time for sealed ticket revenue due to the state

Waiver of notarization requirement for embalmer’s affidavit accompanying death certificates

Temporary suspension of controlled substance registration

Modification of state contracting statutes to facilitate the emergency procurement of essential services

Modification of state contracting authorities to facilitate the emergency procurement of essential services

Modification of state construction requirements to facilitate the emergency provision of construction and construction-related services

Extension of existing contracts to prevent gaps in necessary services

April 24, 2020: Executive Order No. 7FF

Additional flexibility for Medicaid-enrolled providers to perform telehealth through audio-only methods for new patients

April 23, 2020: Executive Order No. 7EE

Mandatory reporting by managed residential communities

Mandatory reporting by nursing homes

Civil Penalties for failure to comply with mandatory reporting

Waiving certain Medicaid prior authorization requirements

Waiving Medicaid bed reservation requirements for residents on leave from intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities

Waiving requirements for signed delivery receipt for medical equipment, devices, and supplies

April 22, 2020: Executive Order No. 7DD

Additions to the definition of telehealth provider

Flexibility for Medicaid-enrolled providers and in-network providers for commercial fully insured health insurance to perform telehealth through additional methods

Additions to permissible out-of-state healthcare providers

Participation in intern, resident physician, or United States Medical Officer candidate training programs prior to permit issuance

Participation in resident physician assistant program prior to permit issuance

Temporary suspension of physician assistant supervision restrictions

Temporary suspension of in-person supervision requirement for advanced practice registered nurses

Provision of services by respiratory care therapist and respiratory care technician students

Suspension of continuing education requirement for health care providers

Modification of 36-month age limit for Birth-to-Three services

April 21, 2020: Executive Order No. 7CC

Applicability of Executive Order No. 7S, Section 7 to additional critical and time-sensitive municipal fiscal actions

Clarification of time periods regarding suspension and modification of non-judicial tax sales pursuant to Executive Order No. 7S, Section 11

Exclusion of federal stimulus payments in evaluating eligibility for state or local programs financed in whole or in part using state funds

Alternative to physical presence in court for finding of irretrievable breakdown of marriage

Alternative to in-person waiver of right to file motion or petition for educational support

Alternative to physical appearance of petitioner regarding decree of dissolution after entry of decree of legal separation

Alternative to in-court canvas prior to entrance of final agreement

Alternative to physical presence when findings on the record required

Revised financial protections for people covered by insurance who receive out-of-network health care services during the public health emergency

April 17, 2020: Executive Order No. 7BB

Cloth face coverings or higher level of protection required in public wherever close contact is unavoidable

Further postponement of presidential preference primary to August 11

April 15, 2020: Executive Order No. 7AA

Approval of temporary additional nursing home beds for COVID-19 recovery

April 14, 2020: Executive Order No. 7Z

Modification of state contracting statutes to facilitate the emergency procurement of essential goods

In-person attendance requirement suspended for assessment appeals

Suspension of requirements for security officer license

April 11, 2020: Executive Order No. 7Y

Implementation of a nursing home surge plan

April 10, 2020: Executive Order No. 7X

Protections for residential renters impacted by COVID-19

Continued cancellation of school classes through May 20, 2020

Extension of closures, distancing, and safety measures through May 20, 2020

Modification or deferral of educator certification testing

Permission to operate food trucks at rest areas

April 9, 2020: Executive Order No. 7W

Suspension and modification of tax deadlines and collection efforts pursuant to Executive Order No. 7S, Section 6

No increased experience rating based on COVID-19 unemployment claims

Coil cleaning requirements modified

Delivery signature requirement suspended

Return of permit not necessary for temporary closures pursuant to Executive Order No. 7D

Ninety-day provisional permits

Renewal date for on-premise liquor permits to be extended

Permit need not be recorded with town clerk

April 7, 2020: Executive Order No. 7V

Safe workplaces in essential businesses

Temporary permits for certain health care providers extended and fees waived

Practice before licensure for certain health care profession applicants and graduates

Practice before licensure for marital and family therapy associates

Practice before licensure for professional counselor associates

Protection from civil liability for actions or omissions in support of the state’s COVID-19 response.

April 5, 2020: Executive Order No. 7U

Protection from civil liability for actions or omissions in support of the state’s COVID-19 response

Financial protections for the uninsured and people covered by insurance who receive out-of-network health care services during the public health emergency.

April 2, 2020: Executive Order No. 7T

Prohibition on non-essential lodging

Further clarification of limits on restaurants, bars, and private clubs

Suspension of notarization requirement related to Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program

Flexibility to maintain adequate child care infrastructure

Suspension of rehearing rights for temporary rate increases for certain health care providers

Alternative to affidavits in relation to orders of protection and relief

April 1, 2020: Executive Order No. 7S

Safe stores mandatory statewide rules

60-day grace period for premium payments, policy cancellations, and non-renewals of insurance policies

Extension of 30-day period of credit for liquor permittees

Daily payment of certain taxes changed to weekly

Flexibility to amend Medicaid waivers and state plan

Relief from certain municipal tax deadlines and collection efforts

Allow suspension of in-person voting requirements for critical and time sensitive municipal fiscal deadlines

Suspension of reapplication filing requirement for the homeowners’ elderly/disabled circuit breaker tax relief program and for the homeowners’ elderly/disabled freeze tax relief program

Substitution of full inspection requirements pertaining to October 1, 2020 grand list revaluations

Extension of deadline to file income and expense statement to August 15

Suspension of non-judicial tax sales

March 31, 2020: Executive Order No. 7R


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