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Jul 17

Governor issues Executive Order 164

Posted on July 17, 2020 at 11:25 AM by Legislative Staff

On Monday, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 164 (EO 164), which temporarily suspended statutory requirements for the annual municipal and county party committee meetings as well as postponing elections to November 3. The Municipal and County Committees have new deadlines for their annual meetings.

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Jul 10

Governor Issues Executive Order 163

Posted on July 10, 2020 at 10:50 AM by Legislative Staff

Requirements, & Sports Practices and Competitions

On Wednesday Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 163 (EO 163), which: requires individuals to wear face masks in outdoor areas when it is not possible to practice social distancing or be at least 6 feet apart; relaxes the definition of “outdoor areas” for outdoor dining requirements; and, addresses sports practices and competitions. The order took effect immediately.

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Jun 12

Governor Issues Executive Order 153

Posted on June 12, 2020 at 10:53 AM by Legislative Staff

On Tuesday, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 153 rescinding the stay at home order and opening public and private clubs’ swimming pools as well as certain outdoor recreational and entertainment business previously closed by Executive Order 107.

Effective 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020 public and private swimming pools may open, including their outdoor spaces. In order to open, the pool facilities must comply with the New Jersey Department of Health standards. Food and drink establishments (i.e. concession stands, snack bars, restaurants) at pool facilities and recreational businesses must comply with the requirements of Executive Order 150. Please note that pools may open earlier for lifeguard training and swimming lessons.  

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