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Executive Orders

Executive Orders Applicable or of Interest to UVA

 

Executive Orders by Governor Ralph Northam, 2018-2022

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

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

8

Designation of Executive Branch Officers and Employees Required to File Financial Disclosure Statements [replaces EO33 issued by Governor McAuliffe in 2014]

04/25/18

06/30/22

11

The Way Ahead for Virginia's Children: Establishing the Children's Cabinet 06/21/18 06/21/19

12

Parental Leave for Commonwealth Employees 06/25/18

NA

14

Development and Review of State Agency Regulations (Amended) [rescinds EO58 issued by Governor Gilmore in 1999] 07/16/18 06/30/22

16

Establishing an Inter-Agency Task Force on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud 08/10/18 08/10/19

19

Cloud Service Utilization and Readiness [UVA exempt under Restructuring] 09/17/18 12/31/21

21

Establishing the Governor's Advisory Commission on Opiods and Addiction 09/26/18 09/26/19

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

 

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

46

Supporting Virginians with Disabilities in the New Virginia Economy

07/27/15

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

41

Continuing Preparedness Initiatives in State Government and Affirmation of the Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Plan

09/30/11

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