Executive Orders

Executive Orders and Directives in effect that were issued by former Governors of Virginia can be viewed here.

EO 57 Development Of Carbon Reduction Strategies For Electric Power Generation Facilities    ~ Jun 28, 2016

EO-56 Declaration Of A State Of Emergency For The Commonwealth Of Virginia Due To Severe Flooding    ~ Jun 24, 2016

EO-55 Directing The Commissioner Of The Department Of Motor Vehicles To Extend The Validity Of Expiring Driver’s Licenses    ~ May 24, 2016

EO-54 Directing The Department Of General Services’ Division Of Consolidated Laboratory Services To Extend The Storage Period For Physical Evidence Recovery Kits Received From Health Care Providers    ~ Apr 25, 2016

EO-53: Declaration Of A State Of Emergency For The Commonwealth Of Virginia Due To Severe Storms And Tornadoes    ~ Feb 24, 2016

EO-52: Development of Long-term, Offsetting Methods Within the Virginia Nutrient Credit Exchange Program    ~ Jan 28, 2016

EO-51 (Updated): Declaration Of A State Of Emergency For The Commonwealth Of Virginia Due To A Severe Winter Storm Event - revised February 29, 2016. Originally signed:    ~ Jan 21, 2016

EO-50: Executive Action to Prevent Gun Violence    ~ Oct 15, 2015

EO-49: Expanding Registered Apprenticeships in Virginia    ~ Oct 6, 2015

EO-48: Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia due to Severe Weather and the Threat of Hurricane Joaquin Impacting Virginia    ~ Sep 30, 2015

EO-47: Governor's Council on Youth Entrepreneurship    ~ Aug 24, 2015

EO-46: Supporting Virginians with Disabilities in the New Virginia Economy    ~ Jul 27, 2015

EO 45: Extension Of The Governor’s Climate Change And Resiliency Update Commission    ~ Jul 1, 2015

EO 44: Establishing The Commission On Parole Review    ~ Jun 24, 2015

EO-43: Establishment of the Unmanned Systems Commission    ~ Jun 12, 2015

EO-42: Establishing the Virginia Environmental Literacy Challenge    ~ Apr 22, 2015

EO-41: Implementation of "Ban the Box" Hiring Policies in the Commonwealth    ~ Apr 3, 2015

EO-40: Improving ABC Law Enforcement    ~ Mar 25, 2015

EO-39: Launching "Cyber Virginia" and the Virginia Cyber Security Commission    ~ Feb 25, 2015

EO-38: Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia due to Major Winter Storm    ~ Feb 24, 2015

EO-37: Directing the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to Extend the Validity of Expiring Licenses and Registrations    ~ Feb 3, 2015

EO-36: Continuing Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds    ~ Dec 10, 2014

EO-35: Continuation of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program    ~ Dec 2, 2014

EO 34: The Commonwealth Council On Bridging The Nutritional Divide    ~ Nov 20, 2014

EO-33: Designation of Executive Branch Officers and Employees Required to File Financial Disclosure Statements - revised April 24, 2015. Originally signed:    ~ Nov 14, 2014

EO-32: Advancing Virginia's Housing Policy    ~ Oct 30, 2014

EO-31: Conserving Energy and Reducing Consumption in the Commonwealth of Virginia    ~ Oct 16, 2014

EO-30: Marriage Equality in the Commonwealth of Virginia    ~ Oct 7, 2014

EO-29: Establishing the Governor's Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse    ~ Sep 26, 2014

EO-28: Establishment of the Governor's Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government    ~ Sep 25, 2014

EO-27: Facilitating Employee Workplace Giving and Volunteerism    ~ Sep 11, 2014

EO-26: Establishing the New Virginia Economy Strategic Plan and Steering Committee (Revised October 29, 2014)    ~ Aug 27, 2014

EO-25: Establishing the Governor's Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence    ~ Aug 21, 2014

EO-24: Establishing an Inter-Agency Task Force on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud    ~ Aug 14, 2014

EO-23: Establishing the New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative    ~ Aug 13, 2014

EO-22: Establishing the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success    ~ Aug 11, 2014

EO-21: Champions for Virginia's Children: Virginia Children's Cabinet    ~ Aug 11, 2014

EO-20: Advancing Equity for Small, Women and Minority Owned Businesses    ~ Jul 22, 2014

EO-19 Convening The Governor’s Climate Change And Resiliency Update Commission    ~ Jul 1, 2014

EO-18: Continuing The Governor's Advisory Board On Service And Volunteerism    ~ Jun 30, 2014

EO-17: Development And Review Of State Agency Regulations    ~ Jun 30, 2014

EO-16: Establishing the Virginia Energy Council    ~ May 27, 2014

EO-15: Continuing the Virginia Statewide Traffic Incident Management Committee - revised April 24, 2015. Originally signed:    ~ May 27, 2014

EO-14: Authority of Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles Regarding Escort Vehicle Driver Reciprocity and Certifications to the Federal Highway Administration    ~ Apr 23, 2014

EO-13 Sharing Of Criminal History Record Information For Determining Eligibility For Automatic Restoration Of Rights Process    ~ Apr 21, 2014

EO-12: Continuing Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response - revised April 24, 2015. Originally signed:    ~ Apr 8, 2014

EO-11: Continuing the Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities - revised April 24, 2015. Originally signed:    ~ Apr 1, 2014

EO10 (Updated): In Furtherance of the Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission - revised April 24, 2015. Originally signed:    ~ Mar 25, 2014

EO-9: Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia    ~ Mar 3, 2014

E0-8: Launching "Cyber Virginia" and the Virginia Cyber Security Commission    ~ Feb 25, 2014

EO-7 Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to a Major Winter Storm Event    ~ Feb 11, 2014

EO-6: Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia in Support of Emergency Relief Supplies Due to Severe Winter Weather    ~ Feb 3, 2014

EO-5: Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia in Support of West Virginia    ~ Jan 17, 2014

EO-4: Delegation of Governor's Authority to Declare a State of Emergency    ~ Jan 11, 2014

EO-3: Authority and Responsibility of the Chief of Staff    ~ Jan 11, 2014

EO-2: Personnel Directive Prohibiting the Receipt of Certain Gifts; Establishment of Executive Branch Ethics Commission - revised Feb 13, 2015. Originally signed:    ~ Jan 11, 2014

EO-1: Equal Opportunity    ~ Jan 11, 2014