Bill Status of EO2010 101st General Assembly
Short Description: COVID-19-STAY AT HOME ORDER
| 3/20/2020||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|
Synopsis As Introduced
Contains a preamble concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation declaring all counties in the State of Illinois as a disaster area on March 9, 2020, and other matters. Pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, orders the following: (1) with certain exceptions, persons living in Illinois are ordered to stay at home; persons using shared or outdoor spaces must maintain social distancing as much as possible; persons may leave their homes only for essential activities, essential governmental functions, or to operate essential businesses and operations; persons experiencing homelessness are exempt from this directive but are urged to obtain shelter and governmental and other entities are urged to make shelter available and use COVID-19 risk mitigation practices; persons whose residences are unsafe, such as domestic violence victims, are urged to stay at a safe alternative location; homes or residences include hotels, motels, shared rental units, shelters, and similar facilities; (2) nonessential business and operations must cease; businesses and operations, except essential businesses and operations, are required to cease activities except minimum basic operations; businesses may continue operations consisting exclusively of employees or contractors working from home; essential businesses and operations are encouraged to remain open and shall comply with social distancing requirements; (3) public and private gatherings of any number of people outside a household or living unit are prohibited, except as permitted by this Executive Order; any gathering of more than 10 people is prohibited unless exempted by this Executive Order; this Executive Order does not prohibit the gathering of members of a household or residence; indoor or outdoor places of public amusement are closed to the public; this Executive Order supersedes Section 2 of Executive Order 2020-07; (4) all travel, except essential travel and essential activities, is prohibited; people on public transit must comply with social distancing requirements to the extent feasible; this Executive Order allows travel into or out of the State to maintain essential businesses and operations and minimum basic operations; (5) leaving home for the following is permitted: activities essential to health and safety; obtaining necessary services or supplies or delivering services or supplies; engaging in outdoor activity, but playgrounds are closed; providing essential products and services at essential businesses or operations or carrying out activities permitted in this Executive Order, including minimum basic operations; caring for a family member, friend, or pet; transporting family members, friends, or pets as allowed by this Executive Order; (6) people at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19 are urged to stay home to the extent possible except as necessary to seek medical care; this Executive Order does not prevent the Department of Public Health or local public health departments from issuing and enforcing isolation and quarantine orders under the Department of Public Health Act; (7) persons may leave home to work for or obtain services through specified healthcare and public health operations; healthcare and public health operations shall be construed broadly to avoid any impact to the delivery of healthcare; healthcare and public health operations does not include fitness and exercise gyms, spas, salons, barber shops, tattoo parlors, and similar facilities; (8) persons may leave home to work for or obtain services at specified human services operations; (9) persons may leave home to provide services or perform work necessary to offer, provision, operate, maintain, and repair specified essential infrastructure; (10) first responders, emergency management personnel, emergency dispatchers, court personnel, law enforcement and corrections personnel, hazardous materials responders, child protection and child welfare personnel, housing and shelter personnel, military, and other governmental employees working for or to support specified essential businesses and operations are exempt from this Executive Order; this Executive Order does not apply to the U.S. government; this Executive Order does not prohibit a person from performing or accessing essential governmental functions; (11) businesses covered by this Executive Order include any for-profit, nonprofit, and educational entities; (12) essential businesses and operations means healthcare and public health operations, human services operations, essential governmental functions, and essential infrastructure, and the following: stores that sell groceries and medicine; food, beverage, and cannabis production and agriculture; organizations providing specified charitable and social services; newspapers, television, radio, and other media; gas stations and businesses needed for transportation; financial institutions; hardware stores and businesses that sell electrical, plumbing, and heating material; specified critical trades; mail, post, shipping, logistics, delivery, and pickup services; educational institutions for the purposes of facilitating distance learning, performing critical research, or performing essential functions; this Executive Order does not amend or supersede Executive Order 2020-05 or 2020-06 except that affected schools are ordered closed through April 7, 2020; laundry services; restaurants for consumption off-premises; schools and other entities that provide food services to students or members of the public may continue to do so if the food is provided to students or members of the public on a pickup and takeaway basis but the food may not be eaten where it is provided or at any gathering site; this Executive Order does not amend or supersede Section 1 of Executive Order 2020-07 except that Section 1 is extended through April 7, 2020; businesses that sell, manufacture, or supply products needed for people to work from home; businesses that sell, manufacture, or supply other essential businesses and operations with support or materials necessary to operate; airlines, taxis, transportation network providers (such as Uber and Lyft), vehicle rental services, paratransit, and other private, public, and commercial transportation and logistics providers necessary for essential activities and other purposes authorized in this Executive Order; home-based care for specified adults, seniors, and children; certain residential facilities and shelters; professional services; day care centers for employees exempted by this Executive Order; licensing requirements for day care homes under specified provisions of the Child Care Act of 1969 are suspended for family homes that receive up to 6 children for the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation; manufacturing companies, distributors, and supply chain companies producing and supplying essential products and services in and for certain industries and products used by other essential businesses and operations; critical labor union functions; hotels and motels used for lodging and delivery or carry-out food services; funeral, mortuary, cremation, burial, cemetery, and related services; (13) minimum basic operations include the minimum necessary activities to maintain the value of the business's inventory, preserve the condition of the business's physical plant and equipment, ensure security, process payroll and employee benefits, or for related functions; and necessary activities to facilitate employees being able to continue to work remotely; (14) essential travel includes travel related to the provision of or access to essential activities, essential governmental functions, essential businesses and operations, or minimum basic operations; travel to care for elderly, minors, dependents, persons with disabilities, or other vulnerable persons; travel to or from educational institutions for materials for distance learning, receiving meals, and related services; travel to return to a place of residence from outside the jurisdiction; travel required by law enforcement or court order, including transporting children under a custody agreement; travel required for nonresidents to return to their residence outside the State; (15) social distancing requirements include adherence to specified requirements. Provides that this Executive Order may be enforced by State and local law enforcement under, inter alia, specified provisions of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Provides that, under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act: all State, county, and local law enforcement officers in the State of Illinois are instructed to cease enforcement of orders of eviction for residential premises for the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation; this Executive Order shall not be construed as relieving the obligation to pay rent, make mortgage payments, or comply with any other obligation under tenancy or mortgage. Contains provisions regarding: intent; authority; severability; and other matters.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 3/20/2020||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|