• NJ 2020-21 COVID-19 Executive Orders 

    Executive Order 238 - 05/03/21 

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order announcing an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, a lifting of the prohibition on indoor bar seating, and an end to the outdoor gathering limit.

    Executive Order 235 - 4/15/21

    The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, which was previously extended in 2020 on April 7, May 6, June 4, July 2, August 1, August 27, September 25, October 24, November 22, and December 21, and again in 2021 on January 19, February 17, and March 17.

    Executive Order 234 - 3/29/21

    Governor Murphy Announces Increased Outdoor Gathering Limits and Increased Capacity for Large Venues.

    Executive Order 233 - 3/24/21

    Provides all stimulus payments issued to New Jerseyans under the American Rescue Plan Act to be exempt from, and will not be subject to, garnishment by private creditors and debt collectors.

    Executive Order 231 - 3/17/21

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 230 - 3/11/21

    Governor Murphy Announces Increased Capacity Limits for Indoor Businesses and Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

    Executive Order 228 - 3/3/21

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Clarifying Wedding Receptions Can Operate at Increased Capacity

    Executive Order 225 - 2/22/21

    Governor Phil Murphy Announces Increased Capacity Limits for Religious Services and Large Sports and Entertainment Venues, and Spectators for Collegiate Sporting Events. 

    Executive Order 222 - 2/12/17

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. 

    Executive Order 220 - 2/12/21

    Governor Murphy Announces Executive Order Allowing Limited Spectators at Youth Sporting Events

    Executive Order 219 - 2/3/21

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25 Percent to 35 Percent for Certain Businesses. 

    Executive Order 217 - 1/28/21

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Advancing Health Care Affordability Efforts 

    Executive Order 215 - 1/19/21

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 214- 1/11/21

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Implement New Policies for the 2020-2021 School Year

    Executive Order 210 - 12/21/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 207 - 12/04/20

    Enrolling Residents Who Choose to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine in the New Jersey Immunization Information System 

    Executive Order 204 - 11/30/20 

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Pausing Indoor Practices and Competitions for Youth and Adult Sports and Lowering Limits on Outdoor Gatherings

    Executive Order 200 - 11/22/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 196 - 11/16/20 

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Lowering Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

    Executive Order 195 - 11/12/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Permitting Municipalities and Counties to Impose Additional Restrictions on the Hours of Operation of Non-Essential Businesses after 8:00 p.m.

    Executive Order 198 - 10/28/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect New Jersey’s Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Executive Order 191 - 10/24/20

    The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020, through Executive Order No. 103, which was previously extended on April 7, May 6, June 4, July 2, August 1, August 27, and September 25.

    Executive Order 186 - 9/25/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 183 - 9/1/2020

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Indoor Dining Effective Friday, September 4

    Executive Order 181 - 8/27/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Gyms and Indoor Amusement and Water Parks to Reopen Effective Tuesday, September 1

    Executive Order 180 - 8/27/20

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 177 - 8/14/2020

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Active Registered Voter a VBM Ballot Ahead of the General Election

    Executive Order 175- 8/13/2020

    Murphy Administration to Open New Jersey’s Schools For In-Person Instruction Subject to Critical Health and Safety Protocols

    Executive Order 173 - 8/3/2020

    Governor Murphy Announces Decreased Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit

    Executive Order 171 - 8/1/2020

    The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020, through Executive Order No. 103, which was previously extended on April 7, May 6, June 4, and July 2.

    Executive Order 163 - 7/8/2020

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance

    Executive Order 162 - 7/2/2020

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 158 - 6/29/2020

    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Temporarily Pausing the Resumption of Indoor Dining

    Executive Order 156 - 6/22/2020

    Increased Indoor and Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limits

    Executive Order 155 - 6/18/2020

    Allows Limited In-Person Instruction at Institutions of Higher Education and Trade and Training Schools Beginning July 1

    Executive Order 154 - 6/13/2020

    Allows Personal Care Service Facilities to Open Effective June 22

    Executive Order 153 - 6/9/2020

     Opening of Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses

    Executive Order 152 - 6/9/2020

    Lifts Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

    Executive Order 151 - 6/4/2020

    Extends Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 150 - 6/3/2020

    Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor License Holders

    Executive Order 149 - 5/30/2020

    Allows Resumption of Child Care Services, Youth Day Camps, and Organized Sports Over the Coming Weeks

    Executive Order 148 - 5/22/2020

    Increases Capacity Limit on Outdoor Gatherings

    Executive Order 147 - 5/18/2020

    Reopening of Certain Businesses and Other Public Spaces

    Executive Order 146 - 5/16/2020

    Reopening of Charter Fishing and Watercraft Rental Businesses

    Executive Order 145 - 5/15/2020

     Allows Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures to Resume on May 26

    Executive Order 144 - 5/15/2020

    Protects Public Health by Mailing Every Registered Voter a VBM Ballot or Application Ahead of the Primary Election

    Executive Order 143 - 5/14/2020

    Allows Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place

    Executive Order 142 - 5/13/2020 

    Permits Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars

    Executive Order 141 - 5/12/2020

    Mandates that all local, county, and regional health departments use the CommCare platform to support their contact tracing efforts.

    Executive order 140 - 5/8/2020

    Establishes Restart and Recovery Advisory Council

    Executive Order 138 - 5/6/2020

     Extends Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 137 - 5/4/2020

    Recognizes New Fiscal Realities Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Executive Order 136 - 5/2/2020

    Extends Statutory Deadlines for Various Environmental Laws

    Executive Order 135 - 5/1/2020

    Suspends in-person requirements for receipt of a marriage license and marriage ceremonies, and for the receipt of working papers for minors.

    Executive Order 134 - 4/30/2020

    U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former First Lady Debby Kean

    Executive Order 133 - 4/29/2020

     Reopening of State Parks and Golf Courses

    Executive Order 132 - 4/29/2020

    Allows Electronic Petition Submission and Signature Collection for Initiatives and Referenda

    Executive Order 131 - 4/28/2020

     Creates a commission charged with advising the administration on the timing and preparation for New Jersey’s recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown.

    Executive Order 130 - 4/28/2020

    Allows Municipalities to Extend Grace Period for May 1st Property Tax Payments until June 1st

    Executive Order 129 - 4/27/2020

    Extends Retired Officer Carry Permits by a period of 90 days until after the ongoing Public Health Emergency ends.

    Executive Order 128 - 4/24/2020

    Provides Critical Short-Term Support for Renters

    Executive Order 127 - 4/14/2020

    Extends Certain Deadlines Associated with rule making

    Executive Order 126 - 4/13/2020

    Prohibits Cable and Telecommunications Providers from Terminating Internet and Voice Service

    Executive Order 125 - 4/11/2020

    Implements Additional Mitigation Requirements on NJ TRANSIT, Private Carriers, and Restaurants to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

    Executive Order 124 - 4/10/2020

    Establishes a Process to Grant Temporary Reprieve to Certain At-Risk Inmates

    Executive Order 123 - 4/9/2020

    Extends Insurance Premium Grace Periods

    Executive Order 122 - 4/8/2020

    Order to Cease All Non-Essential Construction Projects and Imposes Additional Mitigation Requirements on Essential Retail Businesses and Industries to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

    Executive Order 121 - 4/8/2020

    Allows Greater Weight Limit for Vehicles Carrying COVID-19 Relief Supplies

    Executive Order 120 - 4/8/2020

    Postponement of June 2nd Primary Elections until July 7th

    Executive Order 119 - 4/7/2020

    Extending the Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Executive Order 118 - 4/7/2020

    Closes State and County Parks to Further Social Distancing

    Executive Order 117 - 4/7/2020

    Waives Student Assessment Requirements for 2019-2020 School Year

    Executive Order 116 - 4/7/2020

    Extends Statutory Deadlines for School Districts Whose Elections Were Moved from April to May

    Executive Order 115 - 4/4/2020

    Strengthens COVID-19 Response Efforts by Allowing Certain Retirees to Return to Public Employment

    Executive Order 114 - 4/3/2020

    Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Indefinitely in Honor of Those Who Have Lost Their Lives or Have Been Affected by COVID-19

    Executive Order 113 - 4/2/2020

    Authorizes Commandeering of Property Such as Medical Supplies

    Executive Order 112 - 4/1/2020

    Removes Barriers to Health Care Professionals Joining New Jersey's COVID-19 Response and Provide Protections for Front Line Health Care Responders

    Executive Order 111 - 3/28/2020

    Directs Health Care Facilities to Report Data, Including PPE Inventory and Bed Capacity, On a Daily Basis

    Executive Order 110 - 3/25/20

    Requires Child Care Centers Close on April 1 Unless Serving Children of Essential Workers

    Executive Order 109 - 3/23/20

    Suspends All Elective Surgeries, Invasive Procedures to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacity

    Executive Order 108  - 3/21/20

    Invalidates any county or municipal restriction that in any way will or might conflict with any of the provisions of Executive Order No. 107

    Executive Order 107 - 3/21/20

    Directs all residents to stay at home until further notice

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