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Selected List of Governor's Emergency Orders on COVID-19

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Executive Order 2020-111: Protecting the food supply and migrant and seasonal agricultural workers from the effects of COVID-19. June 1, 2020

Executive Order 2020-110: Rescinds Safer at Home Order, moves Michigan to Phase Four of the MI Safe Start Plan. June 1, 2020

Executive Order 2020-109: Temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies and temporary relief from requirements applicable to the renewal of licenses for the food-service industry. May 29, 2020

Executive Order 2020-108: Temporary restrictions on entry into health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities. May 29, 2020

Executive Order 2020-106: Establishes deadline to redeem property for nonpayment of delinquent property taxes. May 28, 2020

Executive Order 2020-104: Increasing COVID-19 testing by expanding the scope of practice for certain professionals and encouraging the establishment of community testing locations. May 26, 2020

Executive Order 2020-103: Provides alternative notice of public hearings under Michigan’s tax abatement statutes. May 22, 2020

Executive Order 2020-102: Temporary relief from standard vapor pressure restrictions on gasoline sales. May 22, 2020

Executive Order 2020-101: Extends the expiration date for watercraft registration. May 22, 2020

Executive Order 2020-100: Amends certain previously issued executive orders to clarify their duration. May 22, 2020

Executive Order 2020-99: Extends declaration of state of emergency and state of disaster related to the COVID-19 pandemic. May 22, 2020

Executive Order 2020-97: Safeguards to protect Michigan's workers from COVID-19. May 21, 2020

Executive Order 2020-96: Temporary requirement to suspend certain activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. May 21, 2020

Executive Order 2020-95: Enhanced protections for residents and staff of long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-94: Declaration of a state of emergency in the city and county of Midland. As part of this order, any emergency order issued in response to the COVID-19 crisis is temporarily suspended to the extent such order impedes the emergency response effort under this declaration. May 19, 2020

Executive Order 2020-93: Temporary enhancement to operational capacity, flexibility, and efficiency of pharmacies. May 19, 2020

Executive Order 2020-92: Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-91: Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-90: Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-89: Enhanced restrictions on price gouging. May 15, 2020

Executive Order 2020-88: COVID-19 Return to School Advisory Council. May 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-87: Temporary extension of deadlines for boards of review, county equalization, and tax tribunal jurisdiction. May 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-86: Encouraging the use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 emergency. May 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-85: Temporary prohibition against entry to premises for the purpose of removing or excluding a tenant or mobile home owner from their home. May 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-84: Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-83: Expanding child care access during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 13, 2020

Executive Order 2020-82: Temporary enhancements to operational capacity and efficiency of health care facilities. May 12, 2020

Executive Order 2020-81: Enhanced support for deliveries. May 11, 2020

Executive Order 2020-80: Enhanced authorizations of remote means for carrying out state administrative procedures. May 11, 2020

Executive Order 2020-79: Temporary suspension of youth work permit application requirements. May 11, 2020

Executive Order 2020-78: Temporary extension of the validity of driver's licenses, state identification cards, and certain vehicle registrations. May 8, 2020

Executive Order 2020-77: Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-76: Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing. May 6, 2020

Executive Order 2020-75: Temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings and hearings and temporary relief from monthly meeting requirements for school boards. May 6, 2020

Executive Order 2020-74: Encouraging the use of electronic signatures and remote notarizations, witnessing, and visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 5, 2020

Executive Order 2020-73: Temporary relief from certain credentialing requirements for motor carriers transporting essential supplies, equiptments, and persons. May 5, 2020

Executive Order 2020-72: Temporary restrictions on entry into health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities. May 3, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-71: Temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies and temporary relief from requirements applicable to the renewal of licenses for the food-service industry. May 2, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-70: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. May 1, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-69: Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation. April 30, 2020.

Related: Executive Order 2020-69 FAQs

Executive Order 2020-68: Declaration of states of emergency and disaster under the Emergency Management Act, 1976 PA 390. April 30, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-67: Declaration of state of emergency under the Emergency Powers of the Governor Act, 1945 PA 302. April 30, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-66: Termination of the states of emergency and disaster declared under the Emergency Management Act in Executive Order 2020-33. April 30, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-65: Provision of K-12 education during the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. April 30, 2020.

Related: Executive Order 2020-65 FAQs

Executive Order 2020-64: Affirming anti-discrimination policies and requiring certain health care providers to develop equitable access to care protocols. April 29, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-63: Temporarily suspending the expiration of personal protection orders. April 27, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-62: Temporary COVID-19 protocols for entry into Michigan Department of Corrections facilities and transfers to and from Department custody; temporary recommended COVID-19 protocols and enhanced early-release authorization for county jails, local lockups, and juvenile detention centers. April 26, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-61: Temporary relief from certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of medical services. April 26, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-60: Temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies and temporary relief from requirements applicable to the renewal of licenses for the food-service industry. April 26, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-59: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. April 24, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-58: Temporary suspension of certain timing requirements relating to the commencement of civil and probate actions and proceedings. April 22, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-57: Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing. April 22, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-54: Temporary prohibition against entry to premises for the purpose of removing or excluding a tenant or mobile home owner from their home. April 17, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-53: Enhanced restrictions on price gouging. April 17, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-51: Expanding child care access during the COVID-19 pandemic. April 16, 2020

Executive Order 2020-50: Enhanced protections for residents and staff of long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. April 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-49: Temporary enhancements to operational capacity and efficiency of health care facilities. April 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-48: Temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings and hearings and temporary relief from monthly meeting requirements for school boards. April 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-47: Temporary extension of the validity of certain driver's licenses, state cards, and vehicle registrations. April 13, 2020

Executive Order 2020-45: Enhanced authorizations of remote means for carrying out state administrative procedures. April 13, 2020

Executive Order 2020-43: Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation. April 13, 2020

Executive Order 2020-42: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. April 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-41: Encouraging the use of electronic signatures and remote notarization, witnessing, and visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. April 8, 2020

Executive Order 2020-36: Protecting workers who stay home, stay safe when they or their close contacts are sick. April 3, 2020

Executive Order 2020-33: Expanded emergency and disaster declaration. April 2, 2020

Executive Order 2020-30: Temporary relief from certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of medical services. March 29, 2020

Executive Order 2020-29: Temporary COVID-19 protocols for entry into Michigan Department of Corrections facilities and transfers to and from custody; temporary recommended COVID-19 protocols and enhanced early-release authorization for county jails, local lockups, and juvenile detention centers. March 29, 2020

Executive Order 2020-24: Temporary expansion in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing. March 25, 2020

Executive Order 2020-21: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. March 23, 2020

Executive Order 2020-04: Declaration of State of Emergency. March 11, 2020

Michigan Supreme Court Orders & Guidance

MSC Administrative Order 2020-15: Revised format for July 2020 Michigan bar examination. May 18, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-14: Continued status quo court operations and phased return to full court operations. May 6, 2020

Related: Return to Full Capacity: COVID-19 Guidelines for Michigan's Judiciary. May 6, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-13: Order authorizing courts to collect contact information. April 29, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-12: Extension of Administrative Order Nos. 2020-1, 2020-2, 2020-6, 2020-9. April 27, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-11: Extension of Personal Protection Orders that Expire During the State of Emergency. April 27, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-10: Delay of Jury Trials. April 23, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-9: Temporary amendments and extensions related to continuing work in courts. April 17, 2020.

MSC Administrative Order 2020-8: Additional verification required for landlord tenant cases. April 17, 2020.

MSC Administrative Order 2020-7: Order Extending Administrative Order Nos. 2020-1, 2020-2, and 2020-6

MSC Administrative Order 2020-6: Order Expanding Authority for Judicial Officers to Conduct Proceedings Remotely. April 7, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-5: Order extending MSC Administrative Orders 2020-1 and 2020-2 until at least April 14, 2020. March 27, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-4: Order suspending filing deadlines in the Michigan Supeme Court and Court of Appeals. March 26, 2020

Amendment of Administrative Order 2020-3Order extending deadlines for commencement of actions. May 1, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-3: Order extending deadlines for commencement of actions. March 23, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-2: Order limiting activities/assemblages in court facilities. March 18, 2020

Related: Supreme Court press release in response to Executive Order 2020-21: March 23, 2020

MSC Administrative Order 2020-1: Emergency procedures in court facilities. March 15, 2020

Judicial Emergency Email to Trial Courts: March 11, 2020

Judicial Emergency Email to Trial Courts: March 10, 2020

Court Information

Michigan Supreme Court COVID-19 Web page

National Center for State Courts - Consideration in Resuming Court Operations

State Bar of Michigan - Local Court Administrative Communications Regarding COVID-19

Employment

The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has developed new guidance on Suitable Work and Refusal of Work for workers and employers.

Ask a Lawyer Employee Rights During Reopening (May 21, 2020)

Ask a Lawyer: Your rights as an employee (May 12, 2020)

Ask a Lawyer: Your rights as an employee (March 31, 2020)

Law Practice and Business

2020 COVID-19 Business Reopening Plan Template and Forms Guide

Reopening Guidelines for Michigan Lawyers and Law Firms

Michigan Employer Informational Webinar

SBA COVID-19 Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

SBA Loan Group - SBA Loans for MAJ Members

WEBINAR: SBA Loan Group Update on PPP Loans (April 17)

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Zoom Tutorial

COVID-19 Related Seminars

2020 Rapid-Fire COVID-19 Webinar & Materials