Aug 21

Governor Issues Executive Order 177

Posted on August 21, 2020 at 12:56 PM by Legislative Staff

Earlier this week, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 177 (EO 177), modifying the November 3 General election by creating vote-by-mail (VBM).  The Order suspends the sending of sample ballots and requires each election official from every county in the State to send the VBM ballot with pre-paid postage to every active registered voter within their county. The voters would also have the option to either return the ballot to a secured box or a polling location.  It also suspends the county-resident requirement for poll workers outlined in N.J.S.A. 19:6-2.

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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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