Executive Orders

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

EO 59 Declaration Of A State Of Emergency For The Commonwealth Of Virginia As A Measure For Uninterrupted Gasoline Distribution    ~ Sep 16, 2016

EO 58 Declaration Of A State Of Emergency For The Commonwealth Of Virginia Due To Hurricane Hermine    ~ Sep 2, 2016

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