Monday afternoon, Governor Cuomo’s office posted Executive Order 202.99, his one hundred and second Executive Order during the COVID-19 state of emergency, and his third since the law limiting Governor Cuomo’s authority to issue such orders was enacted. Executive Order 202.99, dated March 26, 2021, continues the declaration of the State Disaster Emergency effective March 7, 2020, as well as the suspensions and modifications of law, and any directives, unless superseded, modified or otherwise expired, made by Executive Order 202 and each successor Executive Order to 202, for thirty days until April 25, 2021. Executive Order 202.99 also issues a new directive and modifies certain tax payment obligations set forth below. Executive Order 202.99 is effective from March 26, 2021 through April 26, 2021. A copy of Executive Order 202.99 can be found here.
- The directive contained in Executive Order 202.91, as modified by Executive Order 202.97, that required pharmacies to prioritize certain individuals for vaccinations is further modified to provide that pharmacies shall prioritize the following groups for vaccinations: (1) individuals age eligible; (2) individuals who are P-12 school (public or non-public) teachers, substitute teachers, or student teachers; and (3) individuals with comorbidities.
TAX PAYMENT EXTENSION
- Executive Order 202.99 also extends, by twenty-one days, the period for paying, without interest or penalty, property taxes that are due in the Town of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County.