State Bar website offers links to texts of all COVID-19 legal documents

Stating that it exists “[b]ecause lawyers need to know exactly what the law actually says,” the State Bar of Michigan has prepared a web site with links to texts of all levels of orders and guidance to the COVID-19 situation. This is in addition to many other resources from the State Bar.

Visit info/COVID-19-emergencyorders to access links to the following: Governor’s Emergency Orders on COVID-19

Executive Order 2020-21 (COVID-19) Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. March 23, 2020

Executive Order 2020-20 (COVID-19) Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation (hair, nail and tanning salons, other nonessential personal care services). March 22, 2020

Executive Order 2020-19 (COVID-19) Eviction prohibition. March 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-18 (COVID-19) Clarification on enhanced restrictions on price gouging, in effect until April 20, 2020. March 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-17 (COVID-19) Temporary restrictions on non-essential medical and dental procedures. March 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-16 (COVID-19) Expanding child care access during the COVID-19 emergency. March 18, 2020

Executive Order 2020-15 (COVID-19) Authorization of for public meetings to be held electronically until April 15, 2020. March 15, 2020

Executive Order 2020-14 (COVID-19) Temporary extension of deadline to redeem property for nonpayment of delinquent property taxes from March 31, 2020, to May 29, 2020, or 30 days after the state of emergency declared in Executive Order 2020-4 is terminated, whichever comes first. March 18, 2020

Executive Order 2020-13 (COVID-19) Temporary enhancements to operational capacity and efficiency of health care facilities. March 17, 2020

Executive Order 2020-12 (COVID-19) Enhanced support for deliveries (limited and temporary relief from load and delivery restrictions on motor carriers and drivers engaged in the transport of essential supplies, equipment, and persons) through April 13, 2020. March 16, 2020

Executive Order 2020-11 (COVID-19) Temporary prohibition on large assemblages and events, temporary school closures through April 5. March 17, 2020

Executive Order 2020-10 (COVID-19) Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and costsharing through April 14, 2020. March 16, 2020.

Executive Order 2020-09 (COVID-19)—Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-08 (COVID-19)—Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-07 (COVID-19) Temporary restrictions on entry into health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities until April 5, 2020. March 14, 2020

Executive Order 2020-06 (COVID-19)—Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-05 (COVID-19)—Rescinded

Executive Order 2020-04 (COVID-19) Declaration of State of Emergency. March 11, 2020
Michigan Supreme Court Orders and Guidance

MSC Administrative Order: Order Extending Deadlines for Commencement of Actions - March 23, 2020
MSC Administrative Order: Order Limiting Activities/
Assemblages in Court Facilities - March 18, 2020
MSC Administrative Order: In Re Emergency Procedures in Court Facilities - March 15, 2020
Judicial Emergency E-mail to Trial Courts: March 11, 2020
Judicial Emergency E-mail to Trial Courts: March 10, 2020

Presidential Orders

Memorandum on the Delegation of Functions Under 31 U.S.C. 5302
Delegates the functions and authorities conferred upon the President by section 5302 of title 31to the Secretary of the Treasury for use of the Exchange Stabilization Fund in an aggregate amount of up to $50 billion. March 20, 2020
Executive Order on Prioritizing and Allocating Health and Medical Resources to Respond to the Spread of Covid-19
Finds that health and medical resources needed to respond to the spread of COVID-19, including personal protective equipment and ventilators, meet the criteria specified in section 101(b) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 4511(b)). March 18, 2020

Federal Legislation
H.R. 6201—Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Expands employee coverage under FMLA and provides for emergency paid sick leave. Takes effect April 2, 2020 and expires December 31, 2020.

Federal Guidelines

Department of Homeland Security—Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Memorandum on identification of essential critical infrastructure workers during the COVID-19 response. (March 19, 2020)


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