Missouri COVID-19 Legislation & Policy Updates
|Executive Action||Executive Order No. 20-02||Governor Mike Parson (R) declared a state of emergency in response to COVID-19.||Active|
|Executive Action||Executive Order No. 20-04||Governor Mike Parson (R) has ordered temporary suspension of certain statutes surrounding telemedicine, teachers, motor carriers, and more. Refer to order.||Active|
|Executive Action||Executive Order No. 20-05||Governor Mike Parson (R) has ordered the suspension of any prohibition of the sale of un-prepared food by restaurants to the public.||Active|
|Executive Action||Executive Order No. 20-06||Governor Mike Parson (R) has activated the state militia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.||Active|
|Executive Action||Executive Order No. 20-07||Governor Mike Parson (R) has ordered that all penalties enumerated in section 571.104.4, RSMo, for late renewal applications for concealed carry permits.||Active|
|Executive Action||Mass Gatherings – Governor’s Press Release||Governor Mike Parson (R) is urging the cancellation or suspension of public gatherings of 50 individuals or more with the exception of educational institutions, daycare facilities, and business operations. This press announcement came after the CDC issued its new recommendations on March 15.||N/A|
|Executive Action||Mass Gatherings; Retail Closure – Governor’s Directive||
Governor Mike Parson (R) announced that gatherings with 10 or more people are banned.
The governor announced restaurants, bars, and food courts should provide take-out and delivery only.
|Executive Action||Retail Closure – Governor’s Directive||
Governor Mike Parson (R) announced that all casinos will be closed 3/17 – 3/30.
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|Executive Action||Stay At Home Order - Governor's Order||
Governor Mike Parson (R) has issued a Stay At Home Order. The order defines essential businesses as those sectors identified on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security CISA list. The order requires non-essential businesses that have yet close to implement social distancing orders but does not require them to close.
The order requires essential businesses to limit individuals to 10-25% of the allotted building code occupancy, depending on the square footage.
The order keeps all public and private schools closed.
The order limits gatherings to 10 or less people.
|Executive Action||Executive Order No. 20-08||Governor Mike Parson (R) has issued an order related to remote notarization.||Active|
|Legislative Action||HB 2014||Amended. Appropriates $341,000,000 to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Also includes funding for the Missouri HealthNet Division for funding programs to enhance access to care for uninsured children.||Enacted|
|Legislative Action||Legislature Temporarily Adjourns||The Missouri Legislature has recessed until April 27.||N/A|
|Local Action||Kansas City, MO - Stay At Home Order.||
Mayor Quinton Lucas has issued a Stay At Home Order. All non-essential businesses must close.
Essential business includes healthcare; essential infrastructure; food stores; pet supply; media; banks; hardware stores; gas stations; critical trades; laundromat; transit; restaurants may provide take-out and delivery. Refer to order for more.
|Local Action||St. Louis, MO / St. Louis County, MO - Stay At Home Orders||
Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Dr. Sam Page have issued a stay at home order for the City and County of St. Louis. Non-essential businesses must close.
Essential businesses include healthcare; stores that provide food; restaurants and bars my provide take-out and delivery; logistics; media; gas stations; hardware stores; laundromats; transportation; hotels; construction; childcare; professional services. Refer to order.
Department of Health and Senior Services
|The Department adopted emergency amendments and proposed identical permanent amendments which would update the requirements for reporting infectious, contagious, communicable, or dangerous diseases to include the 2019-nCoV (coronavirus).||Effective|