Bill Status of EO2206 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COVID-19-FACE COVERINGS
| 2/28/2022||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|
Synopsis As Introduced
Contains a preamble concerning COVID-19 and other matters. Pursuant to the Illinois Constitution and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act and consistent with the powers in public health laws, orders the following, effective February 28, 2022. Rescinds specified provisions of Executive Orders 2021-18 and 2021-22, Provides that all long-term care facilities must continue to follow guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Illinois Department of Public Health regarding the use of face coverings in congregate facilities for those who are over the age of 2 and able to medically tolerate a face covering. Provides that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, shall continue to be required to wear a face covering: (1) where federally required; (2) on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation and in transportation hubs such as airports and train and bus stations; (3) in congregate facilities such as correctional facilities and homeless shelters; and (4) in healthcare settings; however, this provision does not apply to buses or vans operated by public or private school systems, including buses or vans operated by early care and education/child care programs. Provides that nothing in this Executive Order prohibits an individual from choosing to wear a face covering or a public or private entity from choosing to require face coverings in certain settings. Provides that the provisions of this Executive Order are severable.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/28/2022||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|