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Oct 29

Governor Murphy Issues Executive Order 192

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on October 29, 2020 at 9:07 AM by Legislative Staff

On Wednesday, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 192 (PDF) that requires employers, including public sector employers to follow health and safety protocols to protect their in-person workforce and goes into effect on November 5th at 6:00 a.m. The order requires a minimum distance of at least six feet from other workers, requires wearing masks when possible and other employer required protocols including:

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Jul 10

Governor Issues Executive Order 163

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder 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 to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder 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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