Seal of the State of Nevada

EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-001

Order Rescinding All COVID-19 Era Declarations, Executive Orders and Emergency Directives

WHEREAS, on or about March 12, 2020, then Governor Sisolak issued a Declaration of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and

WHEREAS, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, then Governor Sisolak issued a series of Executive Orders and Emergency Directives in the years 2020, 2021 and 2022; and

WHEREAS, our understanding of the COVID-19 virus and our ability to avoid, diagnose and treat illnesses resulting from COVID-19 have evolved to substantially reduce the risk that gave rise to the March 12, 2020 Declaration of Emergency and to subsequent, related Emergency Directives and Executive Orders; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the State of Nevada that the people of this State and businesses operating in this State are unencumbered by any restrictions, limitations or requirements put in place in response to COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, then Governor Sisolak through a Proclamation dated May 18, 2022, terminated the first Declaration of Emergency related to COVID-19 (March 12, 2020 Declaration) but left unclear and uncertain the status of subsequent declarations, proclamations, directives and orders; and

WHEREAS, Article 5, Section 1 of the Nevada Constitution provides: “The supreme executive power of this State, shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be Governor of the State of Nevada.”

NOW, THEREFORE by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada and the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

 

SECTION 1:

To the extent that any COVID-19 Emergency Directives and Executive Orders have not been repealed or rescinded, in full or in part, they are hereby rescinded to include the following:

  1. Declaration of Emergency (March 12, 2020);
  2. Emergency Directive (03/15/20 – School Closures);
  3. Emergency Directive (03/15/20 – School Closures);
  4. Emergency Directive 003 (Closure of Non-Essential Businesses
  5. Emergency Directive 004 (Department of Motor Vehicles);
  6. Emergency Directive 005 (School Closures);
  7. Emergency Directive 006 (Suspension of Open Meeting Law Rules);
  8. Emergency Directive 007 (Public Gathering Limitations);
  9. Emergency Directive 008 (Evictions);
  10. Emergency Directive 009 (Service of Process and Licensing);
  11. Emergency Directive 010 (Stay at Home Order);
  12. Emergency Directive 011 (Medical Licenses and Waivers);
  13. Emergency Directive 012 (National Guard);
  14. Emergency Directive 013 (Houses of Worship and Golf Courses);
  15. Emergency Directive 014 (Schools);
  16. Emergency Directive 015 (Schools);
  17. Emergency Directive 016 (Curbside Delivery of Retail Goods);
  18. Emergency Directive 017 (Suspension of Writs of Execution and Garnishments);
  19. Emergency Directive 018 (Phase One Reopening/Social Distancing);
  20. Emergency Directive 018 (Phase One Reopening/Social Distancing);
  21. Emergency Directive 020 (Prisons and Parole);
  22. Emergency Directive 021 (Phase Two Reopening Plan);
  23. Emergency Directive 022 (School Reopening Plan);
  24. Emergency Directive 023 (Social Distancing & Athletics);
  25. Emergency Directive 024 (Face Masks);
  26. Emergency Directive 025 (Leases, Evictions & Foreclosures);
  27. Emergency Directive 026 (Department of Motor Vehicles: Drivers Licenses);
  28. Emergency Directive 027 (Restaurants, Bars and Outdoor Seating);
  29. Emergency Directive 028 (Schools and Face Masks);
  30. Emergency Directive 029 (Local Governments);
  31. Emergency Directive 030 (New Normal Plan);
  32. Emergency Directive 031 (Prohibition of Certain Rent Summary Evictions);
  33. Emergency Directive 032 (Drivers Licenses);
  34. Emergency Directive 033 (Social Distancing, Outdoor Gatherings, Indoor Capacity Limitations);
  35. Emergency Directive 034 (Athletics);
  36. Emergency Directive 035 (Restriction of Private Gatherings);
  37. Emergency Directive 036 (Evictions);
  38. Emergency Directive 037 (Houses of Worship and Public Gatherings);
  39. Emergency Directive 038 (School Capacity Limitations and Athletics);
  40. Emergency Directive 039 (Full Contact Sports);
  41. Emergency Directive 040 (Capacity: Live Entertainment);
  42. Emergency Directive 041 (Delegation to Counties of COVID-19 Management);
  43. Emergency Directive 042 (Full Contact Sports);
  44. Emergency Directive 043 (Evictions); AS. Emergency Directive 044 (Social Distancing Requirements);
  45. Emergency Directive 045 (County Governments: Mask Rules);
  46. Emergency Directive 046 (Medical Licenses);
  47. Emergency Directive 047 (Adopt CDC Rules);
  48. Emergency Directive 048 (Outbreak Control in School Settings);
  49. Emergency Directive 049 (Mark Rules at Large Events);
  50. Emergency Directive 050 (Large Event Capacity);
  51. Emergency Directive 051 (Conventions); and
  52. Emergency Directive 052 (Schools to Adopt COVID-19 Mitigation Plan).

 

 

SECTION 2:

Notwithstanding Section 1, nothing in this Executive Order shall repeal or alter any COVID-19 provisions that would affect any federal funding sources.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 6th day of January, in the year two thousand twenty-three.

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