Executive Order 21-76

One Hundred and Seventy-Ninth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Terminating Executive Orders 20-06, 20-16, 20-17, 20-39, 21-68, 21-69 and 21-75

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

WHEREAS, on July 6, 2021, legislative bill 2021-H 6122Aaa ("Appropriations Act") containing the state budget for the 2022 fiscal year was signed into effect.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, DANIEL J. MCKEE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Rhode Island and pursuant to Section 3 of the Appropriations Act, do hereby terminate the following Executive Orders:

  1. Executive Order 20-06 (Fourth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Expanding Access to Telemedicine Services).
  2. Executive Order 20-16 (Thirteenth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Authorizing Waiver and Medicaid State Plan Amendments and Adjustments to Essential Provider Rates).
  3. Executive Order 20-17 (Fourteenth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Testing, Critical Supplies and Hospital Capacity Reporting).
  4. Executive Order 20-39 (Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Authorizing Adjustments to Child Care Subsidies and Reimbursement Rates).
  5. Executive Order 21-68 (One Hundred and Seventy-First Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Reopening Order).
  6. Executive Order 21-69 (One Hundred and Seventy-Second Supplemental Emergency Declaration - Requiring Masks or Cloth Face Coverings in Public).
  7. Executive Order 21-75 (One Hundred and Seventy-Eighth Supplemental Emergency Declaration - First Amendment to Executive Order 21-68).

This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

So Ordered,

Daniel J. McKee