Summary of New York State Executive Order 29
Declaring a Disaster Emergency in the State of New York

Signed by Governor David A. Paterson on 10-28-09 Pursuant to NYS Executive Law Section 28 of Article 2-b
[Extended by 30 days to December 25, 2009, by Executive Order 29.1, signed November 25, 2009; further extended to January 23, 2010, by Executive Order 29.2, signed December 24, 2009; further extended to February 21, 2010, by Executive Order 29.3, signed January 22, 2010; further extended to March 20, 2010, by Executive Order 29.4, signed February 18, 2010; further extended to April 17, 2010, by Executive Order 29.5, signed March 18, 2010; expired April 17, 2010.]


Executive Order 29, which declared a State disaster emergency and authorized suspension and modification of specified laws and regulations for the purpose of facilitating the timely distribution and administration of 2009 H1N1 influenza and seasonal influenza vaccine, expired April 17, 2010. Beginning on April 18, 2010, all modifications and suspensions of laws and regulations under the Executive Order will be no longer in effect, and affected parties must fully comply with existing New York State law, as outlined in this Department of Health memo (PDF 56 KB).

Last Updated: April 20, 2010