Executive Order 21-60

One Hundred and Sixty-Third Supplemental Emergency Declaration - First Amendment to Executive Order 20-46

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; and

WHEREAS, on May 7, 2021, Executive Order 20-46 was issued on June 12, 2020 to enable remote public meetings and to provide relief relating to managing public records requests and appeals ("Order") and the Order has been extended until June 25, 2021.

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. Paragraphs 4 and 6 of the Order under the heading of "Public Records" shall each be replaced in its entirety with the following provision, respectively:


  2. All other provisions of the Order shall remain unchanged and continue to be applicable.

This Executive Order shall take effect immediately and shall remain in full force and effect through June 25, 2021 unless renewed, modified, or terminated by a subsequent Executive Order.

So Ordered,

Daniel J. McKee