June 30, 2020: Executive Order No. 7EEE

  • Authorization for DSS to provide funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to additional providers
  • Online continuing education for plumbers and electricians

June 29, 2020: Executive Order No. 7DDD

  • Extended protections for residential renters affected by COVID-19
  • Authority to extend statutory and regulatory administrative deadlines by an additional 90 days

June 25, 2020: Executive Order No. 7CCC

  • Clarification of time periods in Executive Order No. 7I
  • Extension of time for fire service personnel examinations
  • Issuance of duplicate licenses and identity cards

June 24, 2020: Executive Order No. 7BBB

  • Safety advisory regarding travel from states with high infection rates
  • Amended deadline for candidates to withdraw from presidential primary
  • Accelerated date to finalize order of names on presidential primary ballot
  • Temporary commercial pesticide junior operator certification
  • Authority to modify enhanced health procedures in child care and day camps

June 17, 2020: Executive Order No. 7AAA

  • Technical correction to Executive Order No. 7ZZ, Section 8
  • Authority to modify limitation on group sizes in child care
  • Waiver of requirement to hold annual agricultural fair and reporting requirement to maintain agricultural society property tax exemption
  • Mandatory COVID-19 testing for staff of private and municipal nursing home facilities, managed residential communities, and assisted living services agencies

June 16, 2020: Executive Order No. 7ZZ

  • Modifications to adapt to Phase 2 reopening efforts
  • Restrictions on large gatherings and events
  • Further clarification of limits on alcohol sales by restaurants, bars, and private clubs
  • Restrictions of off-track betting extended
  • Extension of essential business rules
  • Clarification of Executive Order No. 7MM
  • Extension of remote notarization

June 10, 2020: Executive Order No. 7YY

  • Resumption of court filing deadlines
  • Modifications to DMV functions
  • Modifications to Executive Order No. 7E

June 5, 2020: Executive Order No. 7XX

  • Modification of safety rules for drive-in religious gatherings
  • Safety rules for drive-in graduations
  • Suspension of the involuntary discharge of nursing facility residents and residential care home residents who may be discharged to homeless shelters, except during emergency situations or with respect to COVID-19 recovered discharges

June 4, 2020: Executive Order No. 7WW

  • Technical clarifications regarding the ballot petitioning process for the August 2020 primary and November 2020 general election
  • Further clarification of limits on alcohol service and sales related to catering

June 2, 2020: Executive Order No. 7VV

  • Amended limitation on program sizes in child care

June 1, 2020: Executive Order No. 7UU

  • Mandatory COVID-19 testing for staff of private and municipal nursing homes, residential communities and assisted living agencies
  • Determination of suitable work

May 29, 2020: Executive Order No. 7TT

  • Reopening of barbershops and hair salons on June 1

May 27, 2020: Executive Order No. 7SS

  • Creation of temporary nurse aide

May 21, 2020: Executive Order No. 7RR

  • Authority for DEEP to issue rental refunds
  • Modification of age limit for early intervention coverage
  • Waiver of requirement for guest books at private clubs

May 20, 2020: Executive Order No. 7QQ

  • Modifications to permit the use of absentee ballots to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission during August 11, 2020 primary
  • Clarification that orders by commissioners issued pursuant to the governor's executive orders are not regulations

May 18, 2020: Executive Order No. 7PP

  • Reopening Phase 1
  • Enforcement of sector rules governing the reopening of businesses
  • Extension of prohibition on large gatherings to June 20, 2020
  • Extension of restrictions on off-track betting, indoor fitness, and movie theaters to June 20
  • Further clarification of limits on restaurants, bars, and private clubs – mixed drinks permitted for takeout delivery
  • Limitation on the operation of day camps
  • Enhanced health procedures for all day camps
  • Cancellation of resident camp operations
  • Limitation on the operation of summer and educational programs operated by local or regional boards of education
  • Suspension or modification of regulatory requirements to protect public health and safety

May 13, 2020: Executive Order No. 7NN

  • Waiver of statutory vote on supplemental federal block grant
  • Remote participation in member meetings
  • Waiver of certain regulatory limitations on the amount of support that can be provided to caregiver relatives
  • Technical modification of grace period for April and May rent
  • Authorization for OPM to direct DSS to provide Coronavirus Relief Fund distributions to nursing home facilities
  • Authorization for OPM to direct DSS to provide Coronavirus Relief Fund distributions to COVID recovery facilities and alternate COVID recovery facilities
  • Authorization for additional COVID-19 related hardship relief funding under the Coronavirus Relief Fund to nursing home facilities
  • Coronavirus Relief Fund distribution determinations not subject to rehearing or appeal
  • Extension and sunset of suspension of tax on single-use plastic checkout bags

May 12, 2020: Executive Order No. 7MM

  • Allows municipalities to expedite changes to their zoning rules or other ordinances to expand outdoor dining
  • Creates an expedited approval process for restaurants and other establishments that serve food to get fast-tracked permission to create or expand outdoor dining areas
  • Allows other businesses such as retail stores to get fast-tracked permission to sell goods on the sidewalk or in other outdoor areas, including shared spaces or spaces provided by municipalities
  • Allows restaurants and other businesses who already have liquor permits to serve alcohol only with food without applying for a separate patio or extension of use permit
  • Allows private clubs to sell alcohol only to their members for delivery or pickup

May 11, 2020: Executive Order No. 7LL

  • Modifications to the petitioning process for the August primary

May 7, 2020: Executive Order No. 7KK

  • Pharmacists are permitted to order and administer Food and Drug Administration approved tests for COVID-19

May 6, 2020: Executive Order No. 7JJ

  • Applicability of Executive Order No. 7S, Section 8 – 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
  • Distance learning and remote testing certification for DEEP programs
  • Tolling of land use and building permits
  • Allowance of suspension of in-person voting requirements by members of the public for critical and time-sensitive municipal decisions

May 5, 2020: Executive Order No. 7II

  • Extension of school class cancellations for remainder of school year
  • Authorization for the Department of Social Services commissioner to temporarily waive, modify, or suspend home health regulatory requirements
  • Extension of the start date for imposition of a late fee for obtaining dog licenses from July 1, 2020 to August 1, 2020
  • Authority to waive certain requirements for the issuance of vouchers under the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

May 1, 2020: Executive Order No. 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

  • Continuation of funding for boards of education
  • Continuation of payment of public school staff
  • Preservation of student transportation services and special education providers
  • Restrictions on entrance to state parks, forests, and other lands
  • Curbside pickup of alcoholic beverages permitted

March 30, 2020: Executive Order No. 7Q

  • Requirement of limited group sizes in childcare
  • Enhancement of health procedures for all operating childcare programs
  • Authorization of remote notarization

March 28, 2020: Executive Order No. 7P

  • Authorization to provide for non-congregant housing for persons at risk

March 27, 2020: Executive Order No. 7O

  • Suspension of license renewals and inspections by DPH
  • Modification of health care provider identification badge requirements
  • Waiver of registration requirement for alcohol-based hand sanitizers and medical devices
  • Waiver of Birth-to-Three family cost participation fees

March 26, 2020: Executive Order No. 7N

  • Further reduction of social and recreational gatherings to 5 people
  • Restrictions on restaurant payment and pickup operations
  • Further restrictions on retail operations
  • Requirement of firearms transactions by appointment only
  • Suspension of tax on single-use checkout bags
  • Prohibition of employers from requiring employees to place items in customers' reusable bags
  • Suspension of 21-month limit on Temporary Family Assistance
  • Suspension of school testing assessments for 2019-20 school year

March 25, 2020: Executive Order No. 7M

  • Tolling of time periods for DOT final determinations on permits
  • Suspension of mandatory statutory filing requirements for FOIA appeals and decisions
  • Authorization of state agencies to extend statutory regulatory administrative deadlines by 90 days

March 24, 2020: Executive Order No. 7L

  • Extension of class cancellations at all public schools to April 20
  • Early opening of fishing season
  • Suspension of restrictions on reemployment of municipal retirees
  • Flexibility to maintain adequate medical marijuana access for patients
  • Extension of time period for nursing home transfers
  • Modification of the duties of registrars of vital records
  • Modification of in-person purchase of and access to copies of vital records
  • Modification of marriage license requirements

March 23, 2020: Executive Order No. 7K

  • Suspension of non-critical probate court operations
  • Suspension of non-critical Workers' Compensation Commission operations
  • Authorization of remote notarization
  • Modification of DPH regulatory requirements
  • Suspension of national criminal history records checks for long-term care providers

March 22, 2020: Executive Order No. 7J

  • Clarification of "Stay Safe, Stay Home" Executive Order No. 7H regarding nonessential business operations
  • Extension of time period for fire service personnel examinations
  • Delivery of methadone to homebound patients by methadone maintenance clinics
  • Suspension of rehiring procedures and restrictions on temporary worker retirees
  • Modification of real property statutes to facilitate leasing, repairs, alterations and use of real property
  • Modification of state contracting statutes to facilitate leasing, repairs, alterations, and use of real property

March 21, 2020: Executive Order No. 7I

  • Modifications to DSS benefits                 
  • Flexibility related to the Student Data Privacy Act
  • Modifications related to DCF
  • Modifications to DCP regulations regarding pharmacies  
  • Suspension of in-person shareholder meeting requirements
  • Procedural relief for municipalities

March 20, 2020: Executive Order No. 7H

  • "Stay Safe, Stay Home" restrictions on all workplaces for non-essential business
  • Requirement of a coordinated effort between the State of Connecticut and its municipalities

March 19, 2020: Executive Order No. 7G

  • Postponement of presidential primary to June 2
  • Suspension of non-critical court operations and associated requirements
  • Permits certain restaurants and other eating establishments to sell alcohol with take-out food orders under certain conditions
  • Flexibility for Medicaid-enrolled providers and in-network providers for commercial fully insured health insurance to perform telehealth through additional methods
  • Temporary suspension of in-person investigative visits regarding reports of elder abuse
  • Extension of time for disclosure of investigation results

March 18, 2020: Executive Order No. 7F

  • Closure of large, indoor shopping malls
  • Closure of places of public amusement
  • Expansion of Medicaid telehealth coverage to audio-only telephone
  • Waiver of in-person service, gearing, and screening requirements for facilities that have issued orders limiting visitor access
  • Continuation of classes and programming at certain schools operated within DOC, DCF, and DMHAS

March 17, 2020: Executive Order No. 7E

  • Further modification of 180-day school year requirement
  • Suspension of required fingerprinting availability at police departments
  • Extension of time period for DESPP permits
  • Suspension of the immediate recoupment of DSS public assistance benefit overpayments
  • Suspension of in-person hearing attendance at DSS fair hearings

March 16, 2020: Executive Order No. 7D

  • Further reduction of social and recreational gatherings to 50 people
  • Limits restaurant, bar, and private club operations to off-premise consumption of food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Closure of off-track betting facility operations
  • Closure of gym, sports, fitness, recreation facilities, and movie theaters

March 15, 2020: Executive Order No. 7C

  • Cancellation of classes at all public schools
  • Flexibility of graduation requirements and prescribed courses of study
  • Flexibility for educator prep programs
  • Flexibility for educator certification timelines, educator evaluations, and school in-services
  • Extension of municipal budget adoption deadlines
  • Extension of regional board of education budget adoption deadlines
  • Remote conduct of DMV operations
  • Limits on visitors to facilities that treat persons with psychiatric disabilities
  • Limits on visitors to the Southbury Training School
  • COVID-19 information sharing between facilities that treat persons with psychiatric disabilities, DPH, and local health directors

March 14, 2020: Executive Order No. 7B

  • Suspension of in-person open meeting requirements
  • Waiver of manufacturer registration requirement for hand sanitizer
  • Suspension of garbing Requirements for non-hazardous compounding of sterile pharmaceuticals
  • Refunds certain liquor license application fees permissible
  • Waiver of face-to-face interview requirements for Temporary Family Assistance
  • Flexibility to maintain adequate childcare resources
  • Flexibility to provide for adequate healthcare resources and facilities

March 13, 2020: Executive Order No. 7A

  • Grants DPH commissioner authority to restrict visitors at nursing homes and similar facilities

March 12, 2020: Executive Order No. 7

  • Prohibition of social and recreational gatherings to 250 people
  • Limits on nursing home visitors
  • Modification of 180-day school year requirement
  • Extension of DMV licensing renewal deadlines and suspension of other DMV requirements
  • Modification of Police Academy attendance requirements

March 10, 2020