2020 Executive Orders Issued by Governor Murphy Related to the COVID-19 Outbreak

NJ OEM Administrative Orders Related to Executive Orders

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149 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Resumption of Child Care Services, Youth Day Camps, and Organized Sports Over the Coming Weeks


148 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Increasing Capacity Limit on Outdoor Gatherings


140 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Reopen Some Outdoor Recreational Businesses or Activities on Friday, May 22nd, with golf courses allowed to open on Tuesday, May 19th


146 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Reopen Charter Fishing and Watercraft Rental Businesses, the order takes effect on Sunday, May 17, 2020


145 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures to Resume on May 26, 2020


144 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Registered Voter a VBM Ballot or Application Ahead of the Primary Election


143 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place


142 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars


141 - Governor Murphy signed Executive Order mandating that all local, county, and regional health departments use the CommCare platform to support their contact tracing efforts.


140 Governor Murphy Names Restart and Recovery Advisory Council


139 Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day


138 Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey.  This Order extends all Executive Orders issued under the Governor’s authority under the Emergency Health Powers Act. It also extends all actions taken by any Executive Branch departments and agencies in response to the Public Health Emergency presented by the COVID-19 outbreak.

137 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Recognize New Fiscal Realities Due to COVID-19 Pandemic


136 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for Various Environmental Laws


135 - Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 135, suspending in-person requirements for receipt of a marriage license and marriage ceremonies, and for the receipt of working papers for minors.


134 - Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former First Lady Debby Kean


133 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Reopening State Parks and Golf Courses


132 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Electronic Petition Submission and Signature Collection for Initiatives and Referenda


131 - Governor Phil Murphy today signed an executive order creating a commission charged with advising the administration on the timing and preparation for New Jersey’s recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown.


130 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Municipalities to Extend Grace Period for May 1st Property Tax Payments until June 1st.


129 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order extending Retired Officer Carry Permits by a period of 90 days until after the ongoing Public Health Emergency ends.


128 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Providing Critical Short-Term Support for Renters


127 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Certain Deadlines Associated with Rulemaking


126 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Cable and Telecommunications Providers from Terminating Internet and Voice Service


125 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Implement Additional Mitigation Requirements on NJ TRANSIT, Private Carriers, and Restaurants to Limit the Spread of COVID-19


124 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Establish a Process to Grant Temporary Reprieve to Certain At-Risk Inmates


123 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Insurance Premium Grace Periods


OEM Administrative Order 2020-11 -  ESSENTIAL  CONSTRUCTION - modifies the list of construction under Executive Order No. 122 


122 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Cease All Non-Essential Construction Projects and Imposes Additional Mitigation Requirements on Essential Retail Businesses and Industries to Limit the Spread of COVID-19


121 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Greater Weight Limit for Vehicles Carrying COVID-19 Relief Supplies 


120 - Governor Murphy Announces Postponement of June 2nd Primary Elections until July 7th


119 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

118 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Closing State and County Parks to Further Social Distancing


117 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Waiving Student Assessment Requirements for 2019-2020 School Year


116 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for School Districts Whose Elections Were Moved from April to May 2020


115 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Strengthen COVID-19 Response Efforts by Allowing Certain Retirees to Return to Public Employment


114 - Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Indefinitely in Honor of Those Who Have Lost Their Lives or Have Been Affected by COVID-19

113 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Authorizing Commandeering of Property Such as Medical Supplies

112 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Remove Barriers to Health Care Professionals Joining New Jersey's COVID-19 Response and Provide Protections for Front Line Health Care Responders

111 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Directing Health Care Facilities to Report Data, Including PPE Inventory and Bed Capacity, On a Daily Basis

110 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Child Care Centers Close on April 1 Unless Serving Children of Essential Workers

109 - Governor Murphy Suspends All Elective Surgeries, Invasive Procedures to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacity


OEM Administrative Order 2020-09 - HOTELS, MOTELS, GUEST HOMES - The order clarifies Executive Order No. 108


OEM Administrative Order 2020-08 - HOTELS, MOTELS, GUEST HOMES - This order clarifies Executive Order No. 108


108 - Governor Murphy invalidates any county or municipal restriction that in any way will or might conflict with any of the provisions of Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-14 -  HORSE RACING - horse racing can be conducted without the presence of spectators, amends Executive Order  No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-13 -  ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES - amends the list of businesses permitted to operate under Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-12 - RECREATIONAL and ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES - Clarifies  Executive Order No.107 


OEM Administrative Order 2020-10 -  ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES - Clarifies Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-07 - BLOOD DRIVES - expands on the allowance of blood drives in accordance with Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-06  - ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES - amends which businesses are permitted to operate under Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-05 - ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES BEACHES AND BOARDWALKS -expands the list in Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-04 - GATHERINGS - clarified gatherings under  Executive Order No. 107


107 - Governor Murphy directs all residents to stay at home until further notice

106 - Governor Murphy Enacts Moratorium on Removals of Individuals Due to Evictions or Foreclosures

105 - Governor Murphy Announces Changes to Upcoming New Jersey Elections in Response to COVID-19


OEM Administrative Order 2020-03 - MANDATORY FACILITY CLOSURES - expands the list of closings in accordance with Executive Order No. 104.


OEM Administrative Order 2020-02 - MANDATORY FACILITY CLOSURES  - expands the list of closings in accordance with Executive Order No. 104.


OEM Administrative Order March 17, 2020 - MANDATORY FACILITY CLOSURES - expands the list of closings in accordance with Executive Order No. 104.


104 - Governor Murphy Announces Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey

103 - Governor Murphy declares a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency, effective immediately

102 - Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Establishing Coronavirus Task Force


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ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS - COVID-19




OEM Administrative Order 2020-14 -  HORSE RACING -  horse racing can be conducted without the presence of spectators and in a manner that minimizes the risks of spreading COVID-19; Racetracks that were closed to the public under Executive Order No. 107 are permitted to conduct racing activities and stabling as of 6:00 a.m. on June 1st.  See the Administrative Order for the details under which a racetrack permit holders can conduct racing.


OEM Administrative Order 2020-13 -  ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES - amends the list of businesses are permitted to operate and clarifying ways in which some businesses may operate in accordance with Executive Order No. 107, car and used car dealerships, motorcycle dealerships, boat dealerships, and bicycle shops are added to the list of essential retail businesses, the order takes effect on Wednesday, May 20th


OEM Administrative Order 2020-12 - RECREATIONAL and ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES - Recreational and entertainment activities prohibited under paragraph 9 of Executive Order No. 107 are also prohibited from taking place within the brick-and-mortar premises of essential retail businesses that are permitted to remain open pursuant to paragraph 6 of Executive Order No. 107, or within the facilities of public, private, and parochial preschool programs, or elementary and secondary schools, including charter and renaissance schools, which are closed to students pursuant to paragraph 12 of Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-11 -  ESSENTIAL  CONSTRUCTION - Construction of new religious facilities or existing religious facilities shall be considered essential construction projects. They must abide by all conditions of Executive Order No. 122, including provisions outlined in paragraphs 3 and 4 of that Order. 


OEM Administrative Order 2020-10 -  ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES - amends which businesses are permitted to operate and clarifying ways in which some businesses may operate in accordance with Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-09 - HOTELS, MOTELS, GUEST HOMES - The order clarifies Executive Order No. 108, in that municipalities and counties may not impose restrictions in response to COVID-19 on the ability of hotels, motels, guest houses, or private residences to accept any individuals who have no permanent housing to which they may safely or lawfully return. Individuals protected under the order include, but are not limited to: Homeless individuals; Individuals affected by domestic violence; and Individuals in hotels or motels in compliance with a court order.  They are not considered “transient guests or seasonal tenants,” and thus are entitled to the protections against evictions included in Executive Order No. 106.  The Order takes effect at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

OEM Administrative Order 2020-08 - HOTELS, MOTELS, GUEST HOMES -  allows municipalities and counties to impose additional restrictions on short-term rentals in response to COVID-19 in accordance with Executive Order No. 108


OEM Administrative Order 2020-07 - BLOOD DRIVES - expands on the allowance of blood drives in accordance with Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-06  - ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES - amends which businesses are permitted to operate and clarifying ways in which some businesses may operate in accordance with Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-05 - ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES BEACHES AND BOARDWALKS - expands the list of essential retail businesses permitted to operate in accordance with Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-04 - GATHERINGS - clarified that gatherings of 10 persons or fewer are presumed to be in compliance with the terms and intentions of the Executive Order No. 107


OEM Administrative Order 2020-03 - MANDATORY FACILITY CLOSURES - order to close all municipal, county and state public libraries, and all libraries and computer labs at public and private colleges and universities in accordance with Executive Order No. 104.


OEM Administrative Order 2020-02 - MANDATORY FACILITY CLOSURES  - Order to close personal care service facilities and public and private social clubs in accordance with Executive Order No. 104


OEM Administrative Order March 17, 2020 - MANDATORY FACILITY CLOSURES - expands the list of facilities that must be closed to the public in accordance with Executive Order No. 104


Office of the New Jersey Attorney General

Law Enforcement Directives Related to the COVID-19 Outbreak



AG LE Directive 2020-4 – Directive Revising Firearms Qualification and Requalification Standards for New Jersey Law Enforcement


AG LE Directive 2020-3 – Directive Regarding Non-Prosecution of Healthcare Facilities and Professionals Adhering to Triage Protocols During COVID-19 Pandemic


AG LE Directive No. 2020-2 - Updating Certain Reporting, Training, and Certification Deadlines.


AG LE Directive No. 2020-1 v2.0 - Instructing All Law Enforcement Agencies And Officers On The Appropriate Use Of COVID-19 Information From Public Health Officers


AG LE Directive No. 2020-1 - Instructing All Law Enforcement Agencies And Officers On The Appropriate Use Of COVID-19 Information From Public Health Officers



Guidance to Law Enforcement to Protect Public and Meet Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic


NJ Motor Vehicle Commission

Administrative Orders related to the COVID-19 Outbreak

 

MVC Administrative Order 2020-01 - March 13, 2020 - extending expiration dates on driver's licenses and vehicle registrations due to the Corona Virus outbreak.

Extending expiration dates on DLs and registrations due to Corona Virus scare.

        a. Expiration date March 31 extended to May 31
        b. Expiration date April 30 extended to June 30
        c. Expiration date May 31 extended to July 31

MVC Administrative Order 2020-01 - Clairfacation - March 27, 2020 - Clarification on CDLs

Clarifies that the NJMVC is extending the expiration dates of CDLs (including med cert and endorsements) and CLPs (including med certs) and commercial registrations. CDL and CLP expiration dates between March 1 and May 31, 2020, have been extended to June 30, 2020. Exceptions: Med certs that expired prior to March 1 are NOT extended. Hazmat (HM) endorsements are NOT extended. Non-domiciled CDLs are NOT extended.


MVC Administrative Order 2020-01 - Update - April 4, 2020 - Update on CDL - Hazmat

TSA authorized extensions to Hazardous Material Endorsements (HAZMAT) to CDLs. HAZMAT endorsements with expiration dates between March 1 and June 30, 2020, will now all expire on June 30, 2020. HAZMAT endorsements that expired prior to March 1 are NOT extended. CDL and CLP expiration dates between March 1 and May 31, 2020, have been extended to June 30, 2020. Exceptions: Med certs that expired prior to March 1 are NOT extended. Non-domiciled CDLs are NOT extended. HAZMAT endorsements that expired prior to March 1 are NOT extended. 

MVC Administrative Order 2020-02 - March 19, 2020 - Temporary waivers of requirements concerning the International Registration Plan (“IRP”) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (“IFTA”).  

MVC Administrative Order 2020-03 - March 19, 2020 - Dealer License renewal applications extended to May 31st & expiration date of dealer plates (“D” plates) extended to June 30th.


MVC Administrative Order 2020-04 - May 18, 2020 - Second extension to expiration dates on driver's licenses, vehicle registrations, and commercial vehicle-related documents.

1)  The expiration date of any valid NJ basic (Class “D”) DL, basic driver permit, vehicle registration (including temp registration), or inspection sticker, due for renewal between March 31st and July 31st is hereby extended as follows:

  • Expiration date March 31 extended to July 31, 2020
  • Expiration date April 30 extended to July 31, 2020
  • Expiration date May 31 extended to July 31, 2020
  • Expiration date June 30 extended to August 31, 2020
  • Expiration date July 31 extended to September 30, 2020

2)   NJ commercial driver license (“CDL”) or commercial learner permit (“CLP”) due for renewal between March 1st and June 30th now expire on June 30th.

Read the full Order for complete details and information on commercial vehicles.