Gov. Kemp loosens some restrictions in revised executive order


Governor Brian P. Kemp on March 12 signed Executive Order, outlining revised and continued guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia.

The changes to the Executive Order are detailed below:

• Combines the restaurant and bar requirements to hold both types of establishments to the same standards; and

• Streamlines suggestions and requirements for Critical Infrastructure and Non-Critical Infrastructure organizations to remove unnecessary requirements based on existing standard operating procedures for organizations and the ineffectiveness of certain measures; and

• Includes 2021 high school graduates, home study graduates, and GED recipients in previously ordered HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship testing requirement modifications.

The provisions in this Order will be effective from March 16, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. until March 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., unless otherwise noted therein. The Governor’s Executive Orders are available for viewing here.