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Executive Orders

Executive Orders Applicable or of Interest to UVA

 

Executive Orders by Governor Glenn Youngkin, 2022-2026

All executive orders issued by Governor Youngkin are accessible on the Executive Actions page of the Governor's website

No.

Title

Effective

Expires

6

Reinvigorating Job Growth by Removing Burdensome Regulations from Virginia’s Business Community

01/15/22

NA

9

Protecting Ratepayers from the Rising Cost of Living Due to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

01/15/22

NA

17

Recognizing the Value of Recycling and Waste Reduction [replaces EO77 issued by Governor Northam in 2021]

04/07/22

NA

18

Designation of Executive Branch Officers and Employees Required to File Financial Disclosure Statements

06/30/22

06/30/26

19

Development and Review of State Agency Regulations [replaces EO14 issued by Governor Northam in 2018]

07/01/22

06/30/26

23

Executive Review of COVID-19 Penalties

12/06/22

NA

 

Executive Orders by Governor Ralph Northam, 2018-2022

Executive orders in effect issued by former Governors are available through the Library of Virginia website. Executive orders issued by Governor Ralph Northam are available in the Blue Book of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

No.

Title

Effective

Expires

1

Equal Opportunity [replaces EO1 issued by Governor McAuliffe in 2014]

01/13/18

NA

6

Supporting the Critical Role of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in Protection of Virginia's Air, Water, and Public Health

04/03/18

NA

12

Parental Leave for Commonwealth Employees

06/25/18

NA

22

Establishment of the Governor's Conservation Cabinet: A United Effort to Protect and Conserve Virginia's Natural Resources

10/04/18

NA

24

Increasing Virginia's Resilience to Sea Level Rise and Natural Hazards

11/02/18

NA

25

Establishing the Governor's Affordable Housing Priorities to Address Virginia's Unmet Housing Needs

11/15/18

NA

35

Advancing Equity for Small-, Women-, Minority-, and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses in State Contracting

07/03/19

NA

41

Emergency Preparedness Responsibilities of State Agencies and Public Institutions of Higher Education

09/03/19

NA

43

Expanding Access to Clean Energy and Growing the Clean Energy Jobs of the Future

09/16/19

NA

45

Floodplain Management Requirements and Planning Standards for State Agencies, Institutions, and Property

11/15/19

NA

47

Expanding Opportunities for Virginians with Disabilities [replaces EO46 issued by Governor McAuliffe in 2015]

01/02/20

NA

57

SECOND AMENDED: Licensing of Health Care Professionals in Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

06/10/20

NA

58

AMENDED: Access to Medicaid-Covered Health Care Services in Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

06/10/20

NA

60

AMENDED: Further Clarification of Certain Immunity from Liability for Healthcare Providers in Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

12/11/20

NA

66

Establishment of Juneteenth as a State Holiday

06/17/20

NA

 

 

Executive Orders by Governor Terry McAuliffe, 2014-2018

Executive orders in effect issued by former Governors are available through the Library of Virginia website

 No.

Title

Effective

Expires

2

Personnel Directive Prohibiting the Receipt of Certain Gifts; Establishment of Executive Branch Ethics Commission

01/11/14

NA

16

Establishing the Virginia Energy Council

06/04/14

NA

20

Advancing Equity for Small, Women, and Minority Owned Businesses [replaces EO33 issued by Governor Kaine in 2006]

07/22/14

NA

23

Establishing the New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative

08/13/14

NA

26

Establishing the New Virginia Economy Strategic Plan and Steering Committee

08/27/14

NA

27

Facilitating Employee Workplace Giving and Volunteerism

09/11/14

NA

30

Marriage Equality in the Commonwealth of Virginia

10/07/14

NA

31

Conserving Energy and Reducing Consumption in the Commonwealth of Virginia

10/16/14

NA

40

Improving ABC Law Enforcement

03/25/15

NA

41

Implementation of "Ban the Box" Hiring Policies in the Commonwealth

04/03/15

NA

42

Establishing the Virginia Environmental Literacy Challenge

04/22/15

NA

47

Governor's Council on Youth Entrepreneurship

08/24/15

NA

49

Expanding Registered Apprenticeships in Virginia

10/06/15

NA

50

Executive Action to Prevent Gun Violence

10/15/15

NA

61

Equal Opportunity and Access for All Virginians in State Contracting and Public Services

01/05/17

NA

64

Advancing Virginia’s Preservation Stewardship

04/28/17

NA

65

Executive Order on Chapter 836, 2017 Acts of Assembly (the 2017 Appropriation Act)

05/12/17

NA

68

Establishing the Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness and Response to Civil Unrest

8/24/17

NA

 

Executive Orders by Governor Robert F. McDonnell, 2010-2014

Executive orders in effect issued by former Governors are available through the Library of Virginia website

 No.

Title

Effective

Expires

1

Establishing the Chief Job Creation Officer and the Governor’s Economic Development and Job Creation Commission

01/16/10

NA

15

State Employee Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline

06/29/10

NA

25

Establishing the Domestic Violence Prevention and Response Advisory Board

10/01/10

NA

43

Continuing the Statewide Agencies Radio System (Stars)

12/09/11

NA

50

Promulgation of the 2012 Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Plan

08/20/12

NA

52

State Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline

10/09/12

NA

55

Supporting Virginians with Disabilities in the Commonwealth's Workforce Importance of Employment for Virginians with Disabilities

11/16/12

NA

 

Executive Orders by Governor Timothy M. Kaine, 2006-2010

Executive orders in effect issued by former Governors are available through the Library of Virginia website

No.

Title

Effective

Expires

9

Ensuring Access to Prescription Drugs for Medicare Beneficiaries

01/30/06

Contingent on CMS action

10

Cabinet Responsibility for the Departments of Minority Business Enterprise

02/03/06

NA 

41

Banning Smoking in State Offices and Vehicles

01/01/07

NA

42

Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in Health Care

12/01/06

NA

43

Protecting the Security of Sensitive Individual Information in Executive Branch Operations

01/09/07

NA

44

Establishing Preparedness Initiatives in State Government

01/12/07

NA

50

Reporting Critical Safety Data to the Central Criminal Records Exchange

04/30/07

NA

60

Promulgation of the Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Plan

12/21/07

NA

92

Directing the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services of the Department of General Services to Accept and Store Physical Evidence Recovery Kits Received from Health Care Providers

09/30/09

NA

95

Establishing the Virginia Health Information Technology Advisory Commission

10/09/09

NA

109

Workplace Safety and Employee Health

01/08/10

NA

 

Executive Orders by Governor Mark R. Warner, 2002-2006

Executive orders in effect issued by former Governors are available through the Library of Virginia website

No.

Title

Effective

Expires

8

Establishing the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments

02/07/02

Continued by EO41 (03)

34

One Virginia, One Future:  Establishing the Governor’s Economic Development Strategic Planning Council

09/09/02

NA

41

Rescinding and Reissuing Certain Executive Orders

01/27/03

NA

44

Supporting State Employees Who Are Called to Active Duty

03/26/03

NA

67

Creation of the Office of the Inspector General and Working Group on Budget Reform

04/20/04

NA

69

Virginia’s Secure Commonwealth Initiative

05/03/04

NA

75

Managing the Commonwealth’s Real Estate Holdings

06/22/04

NA

89

Purchase, Assignment and Use of State-Owned Vehicles

07/12/05

NA

102

Adoption of the National Incident Management System and Use of the National Preparedness Goal for Preventing, Responding to and Recovering from Crisis Events in the Commonwealth

11/01/05

NA