Executive Order 21-53

One Hundred and Fifty-Sixth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Second Amendment to Executive Order 21-46

WHEREAS, on March 9, 2020, Executive Order 20-02 was issued for a declaration of a state of emergency due to the dangers to health and life posed by COVID-19 and that Order has been extended to remain in effect until at least June 10, 2021;

WHEREAS, on May 7, 2021, I issued Executive Order 21-46 updating the Protecting Your Household order ("Initial Order"); and

WHEREAS, on May 7, 2021, I issued Executive Order 21-48 to amend the Initial Order (Initial Order as amended, "Order").

NOW, THEREFORE, I, DANIEL J. MCKEE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Rhode Island, pursuant to Article IX of the Rhode Island Constitution and the Rhode Island General Laws, including, but not limited to, Title 30, Chapter 15, and Title 23, Chapter 8 do hereby order as follows:

  1. The heading of "Interstate Sporting Activities" immediately preceding paragraph 35of the Order shall be deleted in its entirety.
  2. Paragraphs 35, 36 and 37 of the Order relating to the topic of interstate sportingactivities shall each be replaced in its entirety with the following provision,respectively:


This Executive Order shall take effect immediately and shall remain in full force and effect through May 27, 2021 unless renewed, modified, or terminated by a subsequent Executive Order.

So Ordered,

Daniel J. McKee