Governor Murphy Executive Orders re: COVID-19

Executive Order No. 264 (PDF)Instituting Vaccination or Testing Requirement for All Child Care Center Personnel. (9/20/21)

Executive Order No. 253 (PDF)Instituting Vaccination or Testing Requirement for All Preschool to Grade 12 Personnel and for All State Workers. (8/23/21)

Executive Order No. 252 (PDF)Directing Vaccination or Testing Requirement for Workers in Health Care Facilities and High-Risk Congregate Settings. (8/6/21)

Executive Order No. 251 (PDF)Announcing Indoor Mask Requirement for Beginning of 2021-2022 School Year. (8/6/21)

Executive Order No. 249 (PDF)Updates the state’s evictions moratorium to be identical to provisions in S-3691, including the rescinding of certain provisions of Executive Order No. 106 (2020) and aligning expiration dates of other provisions in accordance with the new law. (8/4/21)

Executive Order No. 246 (PDF)Ending Moratorium on Utility Shutoffs, Establishes Six-Month Grace Period for All Customers. (6/14/21)

Executive Order No. 244 (PDF)Signing Legislation and Executive Order Ending COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. (6/4/21)

Executive Order No. 243 (PDF): Rescinding the requirement from Executive Order No. 107 that businesses and non-profits accommodate telework arrangements for their workforce to the maximum extent practicable and reduce their on-site staff to the minimal number necessary for their operations. (5/26/21)

Executive Order No. 242 (PDF): Lifting Major COVID-19 Restrictions, Moving Forward with Most Significant Reopening Steps to Date. (5/24/21)

Executive Order No. 241 (PDF): Eliminating Mask Requirement in Outdoor Public Spaces. (5/17/21)

Executive Order No. 240 (PDF): Extending the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period. (5/14/21)

Executive Order No. 239 (PDF): Implementing Second Phase of COVID-19 Restriction Easing (5/12/21)

Executive Order No. 238 (PDF): Announcing an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, a lifting of the prohibition on indoor bar seating, and an end to the outdoor gathering limit.

Executive Order No. 237 (PDF): Permitting Summer Youth Overnight and Day Camps for the 2021 Season. (4/28/21)

Executive Order No. 235 (PDF): Extending the Public Health Emergency that was declared on 3/9/20 through Executive Order No. 103, which was previously extended in 2020 on 4/7, 5/6, 6/4, 7/2, 8/1, 8/27, 9/25, 10/24, 11/22 &12/21, and again in 2021 on 1/19, 2/17 & 3/17. (4/15/21)

Executive Order No. 234 (PDF): Increasing Outdoor Gathering Limits and Increased Capacity for Large Venues. (3/29/21)

Executive Order No. 233 (PDF): Providing all stimulus payments issued to New Jerseyans under the American Rescue Plan Act to be exempt from, and will not be subject to, garnishment by private creditors and debt collectors. (3/24/21)

Executive Order No. 232 (PDF): Allowing Outdoor Interstate Youth Sports Competitions. (3/17/21)

Executive Order No. 231 (PDF): Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (3/17/21)

Executive Order No. 230 (PDF): Increasing Capacity Limits for Indoor Businesses and Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings. (3/11/21)

Executive Order No. 229 (PDF): Extending Utility Shutoff Moratorium Through June 30, 2021. (3/3/21)

Executive Order No. 228 (PDF): Clarifying Wedding Receptions Can Operate at Increased Capacity. (3/3/21)

Executive Order No. 225 (PDF): Increasing Capacity Limits for Religious Services and Large Sports and Entertainment Venues, and Spectators for Collegiate Sporting Events. (2/22/21)

Executive Order No. 222 (PDF) Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (2/17/21)

Executive Order No. 221 (PDF): Establishing the Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy. (2/16/21)

Executive Order No. 220 (PDF): Allowing Limited Spectators at Youth Sporting Events. (2/12/21)

Executive Order No. 219 (PDF): Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25 Percent to 35 Percent for Certain Businesses. (2/13/21)

Executive Order No. 215 (PDF)Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (1/19/21) 

Executive Order No. 214 (PDF): to Implement New Policies for the 2020-2021 School Year. (1/11/21)

Executive Order No. 210 (PDF): Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (12/21/20)

Executive Order No. 207 (PDF): Enrolling Residents Who Choose to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine in the New Jersey Immunization Information System. (12/4/20)

Executive Order No. 204 (PDF): Pausing Indoor Practices and Competitions for Youth and Adult Sports and Lowering Limits on Outdoor Gatherings. (11/30/20)

Executive Order No. 200 (PDF): Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (11/22/20)

Executive Order No. 196 (PDF): Lowering Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings. (11/16/20)

Executive Order No. 195 (PDF): Permitting Municipalities and Counties to Impose Additional Restrictions on the Hours of Operation of Non-Essential Businesses after 8pm. (11/12/20)

Executive Order No. 194 (PDF): New COVID-19 mitigation measures, including restrictions on seating and hours for restaurants, bars, clubs, and lounges, and prohibition of interstate indoor K-12 and youth sports. (11/10/20)

Executive Order No. 192 (PDF): Protecting New Jersey’s Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic. (10/28/20)

Executive Order No. 191 (PDF): Extending the Public Health Emergency that was declared on 3/9/20 and was extended every 30 days since. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed. (10/24/20)

Executive Order No. 190 (PDF): Extending Utility Shutoff Moratorium Through March 15, 2021. (10/15/20)

Executive Order No. 186 (PDF): Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (9/25/20)

Executive Order No. 163 (PDF): Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance. (7/8/20)

Executive Order No. 162 (PDF): Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (7/2/20)

Executive Order No. 161 (PDF): Announcing Increased Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limit. (7/2/20)

Executive Order No. 160 (PDF): Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Full Staff Starting July 3 in recognition and mourning of all those who have lost their lives and been affected by COVID-19. (7/2/20)

Executive Order No. 158 (PDF): Indoor dinning restrictions placed back in place. (6/29/20)

Executive Order No. 157 (PDF): Establishing Rules for Indoor Dining, Indoor Recreational Facilities, and Individualized Instruction at Gyms and Fitness Centers. (6/26/20)

Executive Order No. 156 (PDF): Increasing Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limits. (6/22/20)

Executive Order No. 155 (PDF): Allowing for Limited In-Person Instruction at Institutions of Higher Education and Trade and Training Schools Beginning July 1. (6/18/20)

Executive Order No. 154 (PDF): Allowing Personal Care Service Facilities to Open Effective June 22. (6/13/20)

Executive Order No. 153 (PDF): Opening Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses. (6/9/20)

Executive Order No. 152 (PDF): Lifting Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings. (6/9/20)

Executive Order No. 151 (PDF): Extending the public health crises. (6/4/20)

Executive Order No. 150 (PDF):  Defining the rules and regulations regarding the reopening of restaurants, cafeterias, dining establishments, food courts, and bars for outdoor dining. (6/3/20)

Executive Order No. 149 (PDF): Opening child care centers and youth camps. (5/30/20)

Executive Order No. 148 (PDF):  Increasing the number of individuals for outdoor gatherings to 25 people and opens municipal, county and state parks. (5/22/20)

Executive Order No. 147 (PDF): Permitting the following to reopen to the public or their members: a. Archery ranges; b. Batting cages; c. Golf driving ranges; d. Horseback riding; e. Shooting ranges; and f. Tennis clubs. (5/18/20)

Executive Order No. 146 (PDF): Allowing chartered finishing services and for-hire vessels, including charter and head boat activities. (5/26/20)

Executive Order No. 145 (PDF): Allowing elective surgeries and invasive procedures to resume on May 26. (5/15/20)

Executive Order No. 144 (PDF): Authorizing mailing every registered voter a vote by mail ballot or application ahead of the primary election. (5/15/20)

Executive Order No. 143 (PDF): Allowing beaches, boardwalks, lakes, and lakeshores to remain open with social distancing measures in place. The Order takes effect on Friday, May 22. (5/14/20)

Executive Order No. 142 (PDF): Permitting resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and gatherings in cars. (5/13/20)

Executive Order No. 141 (PDF): Mandating that all local, county, and regional health departments use the CommCare platform to support their contact tracing efforts. (5/12/20)

Executive Order No. 140 (PDF): Naming Restart and Recovery Advisory Council. (5/8/20)

Executive Order No. 138 (PDF):  Extending the Public Health Emergency another thirty (30) days unless renewed. (5/6/20)

Executive Order No. 137 (PDF): Recognizing New Fiscal Realities Due to COVID-19 Pandemic. (5/4/20)

Executive Order No. 136 (PDF):  Extending statutory deadlines for various environmental laws. (5/2/20)

Executive Order No. 135 (PDF): Suspending in-person requirements for receipt of a marriage license and marriage ceremonies, and for the receipt of working papers for minors. (5/1/20)

Executive Order No. 133 (PDF):  Reopening State Parks & Golf Courses. Restores County authority to open or close County Parks. (4/29/20)

Executive Order No. 132 (PDF): Enabling county & municipal clerks to accept initiative and referendum petitions electronically & allowing signatures for these petitions to be collected electronically. (4/29/20)

Executive Order No. 131 (PDF): Establishing the Governor’s Restart & Recovery Commission, which is responsible to advise the administration on the timing & preparation for New Jersey’s recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown. (4/28/20)

Executive Order No. 130 (PDF): Allowing Municipalities to Extend Grace Period for May 1st Property Tax Payments until June 1st. (4/28/20)

Executive Order No. 129 (PDF): Extending retired police officers carry permits by a period of 90 days until after the ongoing Public Health Emergency ends. (4/27/20)

Executive Order No. 128 (PDF): Provides critical short-term support for renters. (4/24/20)

Executive Order No. 127 (PDF): Going into detail regarding extending certain deadlines associated with rule making. (4/14/20)

Executive Order No. 126 (PDF): Prohibiting cable and telecommunications providers from terminating internet and voice service during this State of Emergency. (4/13/20)

Executive Order No. 125 (PDF): Implementing Additional Mitigation Requirements on NJ TRANSIT, Private Carriers, and Restaurants to Limit the Spread of COVID-19. (4/11/20)

Executive Order No. 124 (PDF): Establishing a Process to Grant Temporary Reprieve to Certain At-Risk Inmates. (4/10/20)

Executive Order No. 123 (PDF): Extending Insurance Premium Grace Periods. (4/9/20)

Executive Order No. 122 (PDF): Ceasing All Non-Essential Construction Projects and Imposes Additional Mitigation Requirements on Essential Retail Businesses and Industries to Limit the Spread of COVID-19. (4/8/20)

Executive Order No. 121 (PDF):  Allowing Greater Weight Limit for Vehicles Carrying COVID-19 Relief Supplies. (4/8/20)

Executive Order No. 120 (PDF): Postponing the June 2nd Primary Elections until July 7th. (4/8/20)

Executive Order No. 119 (PDF): Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. (4/7/20)

Executive Order No. 118 (PDF): Mandatory closing of all state and county parks to further social distancing. (4/7/20)

Executive Order No. 117 (PDF): Waiving Student Assessment Requirements for 2019-2020 School Year. (4/7/20)

Executive Order No. 116 (PDF): Extending Statutory Deadlines for School Districts Whose Elections Were Moved from April to May. (4/7/20)

Executive Order No. 115 (PDF): Strengthening COVID-19 Response Efforts by Allowing Certain Retirees to Return to Public Employment. (4/6/20)

Executive Order No. 114 (PDF): The flag of the United States of America and the State of New Jersey flag shall be flown at half staff in recognition and mourning of all those who have lost their lives and been affected by COVID-19. (4/3/20)

Executive Order No. 113 (PDF): Authorizing Commandeering of Property Such as Medical Supplies. (4/2/20)

Executive Order No. 112 (PDF): Going into detail regarding allowing health care works who haven not practiced in the last 5 years to be able to come back after being approved by the State Director of Health. (4/1/20)

Executive Order No. 111 (PDF): Directing Health Care Facilities to Report Data, Including PPE Inventory and Bed Capacity, On a Daily Basis. (3/28/20)

Executive Order No. 110 (PDF): Requiring Child Care Centers Close on April 1 Unless Serving Children of Essential Workers. (3/25/20)

Executive Order No. 109 (PDF): Suspending All Elective Surgeries, Invasive Procedures to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacity. (3/23/20)

Executive Order No. 108 (PDF): Invalidating any county or municipal restriction that in any way will or might conflict with any of the provisions of Executive Order No. 107. (3/21/20)

Executive Order No. 107 (PDF): Directing all residents to stay at home until further notice. (3/21/20)

Executive Order No. 106 (PDF): No tenant or homeowner is to be removed from a residential property as a result of an eviction or foreclosure proceedings; Tenants are still required to pay their respective rents. (3/19/20)

Executive Order No. 105 (PDF): Providing details for upcoming elections. (3/19/20)

Executive Order No. 104 (PDF): Announcing Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey; Executive Order No. 104B: Common area portions of retail shopping malls are closed; Public amusement centers (Indoor or Outdoor) closed. (3/16/20)

Executive Order No. 103 (PDF): Declaring a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency, effective immediately. (3/9/20)

Executive Order No. 102 (PDF): Establishing Coronavirus Task Force. (2/3/20)