Executive Order 21-99

Extension of Executive Orders 20-02 and 21-92

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 through at least October 2, 2021;

WHEREAS, on August 19, 2021, I issued Executive Order 21-86 declaring a disaster emergency for new COVID-19 variants and that Order has been extended through at least October 16, 2021; and

WHEREAS, on September 1, 2021, I issued Executive Order 21-92 increasing access to unemployment insurance.

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 extend the following Executive Order:

  • Executive Order 20-02 (Declaration of Disaster Emergency).
  • Executive Order 21-92 (Increasing Access to Unemployment Insurance).

This Executive Order shall take effect on October 1, 2021 and remain in full force and effect through October 30, 2021 unless renewed, modified or terminated by a subsequent Executive Order.

So Ordered,

Daniel J. McKee
Governor