Gov. Lee Extends State of Emergency to Aug. 29, 2020
New executive orders extend key provisions from previous orders
July 2, 2020
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 50 Monday, July 29 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to August 29, 2020. The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures in these orders to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19.
Gov. Lee also signed Executive Order Nos. 51 and 52, which extend provisions that allow for electronic government meetings subject to transparency safeguards and remote notarization and witnessing of documents, respectively, to August 29, 2020.