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Executive Orders


To view all of the Governor’s Executive Orders – https://www.sos.ms.gov/content/executiveorders/

Governors Executive Order #1507 – Hot Spot Counties stronger guidelines

Governors Executive Order #1488 – Re-openings and guidelines

A violation of the Governor’s Executive Orders is a misdemeanor:

  • 33-15-43. Penalties.
    Any person violating any provision of this article or any rule, order, or regulation made pursuant to this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine not exceeding Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment for not exceeding six (6) months or both.

Governors Executive Order #1484 – More Re-openings & Evictions Clarification

V. Paragraph I(e) of Executive order 1477 suspending evictions will sunset at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020.  The expiration of this provision does not affect the moratorium on residential foreclosures for borrowers with federally backed mortgage loans pursuant to Section 4024 of the CARES Act.  HUD guidance regarding the federal moratorium may be found at:

https://www.hud.gov/sites/dfiles/PIH/documents/COVID_FAQsRound5.pdf – July 16, 2020

 Governors Executive Order #1480 – Safer at Home Order with Limited Re-openings

Governors Executive Order #1478 – Safer at Home Order Extension with Amendments

Governors Executive Order #1477 – Safer at Home Order

Governors Executive Order #1474 – Public Safety

Governors Executive Order #1473 Extension Statewide Shelter in Place Order

Governors Executive Order #1467 – Remote Notary Authorization Order

Governors Executive Order #1466 – Statewide Shelter in Place Order          MDCPS eBulletin – Statewide Shelter in Place

Governors Executive Order #1465 – Lauderdale County Shelter in Place Order          MDCPS eBulletin – Lauderdale County Shelter in Place

Governors Executive Order #1464 – State of Emergency

Governors Executive Order #1463 – Essential Businesses

 

Supreme Court Emergency Administrative Orders


 

COVID-19 Order – Re Residential Evictions – April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Order – Re Garnishment – April 30, 2020

 

 

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #22 – September 2, 2021

  • From the onset of the national and state emergencies created by Coronavirus (COVID-19) in March 2020, the Court has issued a series of Emergency Administrative Orders to address the changing circumstances and the evolving guidance provided by health authorities. In these Orders, the Court has sought to properly balance individual rights, public health and safety, and the constitutional requirement that Mississippi state courts remain open and accessible. See Miss. Const. art. 3, §§ 24-25.

 

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #21 – August 5, 2021

  • From the onset of the national and state emergencies created by Coronavirus (COVID-19) in March 2020, the Court has issued a series of Emergency Administrative Orders to address the changing circumstances and the evolving guidance provided by health authorities. In these Orders, the Court has sought to properly balance individual rights, public health and safety, and the constitutional requirement that Mississippi state courts remain open and accessible. See Miss. Const. art. 3, §§ 24-25.

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #20 – May 20, 2021 – Rescinding most previous Emergency Order, local control of courts, and relaxing of on-line training restrictions

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #19 – April 12, 2021 – Out-0f-State Travel ban partially lifted for judicial employees

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #18 – December 18, 2020 – Invoke Mississippi Rule of Criminal Procedure 17.5 in Trial-Court Proceedings Statewide

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #17 – December 2, 2020 – Extension of On-line CJE/CLE Waiver

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #16 – September 4, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – # 15 – August 5, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #14 – July 23, 2020 – Mask/Facial Coverings in the courts

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19 – #13 – July 24, 2020 – Appointment of Special Judges

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19 – # 12  – May 14, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #11 – May 7, 2020 – Local Court Recommendations

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #10 – May 5, 2020 – CLE Deadline Extension

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #9 – May 5, 2020 – CJE Deadline Extension

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #8 – April 23, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #7 – March 26, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #6 – March 20, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #5 – March 20, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #4 – March 18, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #3 – March 17, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #2 – March 15, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – #1 – March 13, 2020

 

Jurist in Residence Letter to Youth Courts


Jurist in Residence Letter – Youth Courts and Response to the COVID-19 Emergency

 

Local Court Orders


Chancery Court Orders – (5)

Circuit Court Orders – (0)

County Court Orders – (0)

 

 

 

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