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Here you can view executive orders issued by Governor Mark Dayton.

Recent Executive Orders

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  • Executive Order 15-17
    December 01, 2015 - Recognizing the training of mental health counselors for military veterans through the American Red Cross as an appropriate use of leave.
  • Executive Order 15-16
    August 21, 2015 - Providing for emergency assistance to the State of Washington through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
  • Executive Order 15-15
    August 04, 2015 - Creates the Governor’s Committee to advise the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
  • Executive Order 15-14
    July 13, 2015 - States that the head of each state agency is responsible for carrying out COOP and COG functions that are prescribed to them.
  • Executive Order 15-13
    July 13, 2015 - Directs each state agency to ensure that proper processes are in place to appropriately respond to a variety of emergency situations.
  • Executive Order 15-12
    July 13, 2015 - Delivering relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for motor carriers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles providing direct assistance in emergency relief efforts.
  • Executive Order 15-11
    June 03, 2015 - Directing the Minnesota National Guard’s Adjutant General to provide personnel and equipment for Monticello Island Nuclear Generating Plant safety drills and exercises.
  • Executive Order 15-10
    April 28, 2015 - Requiring the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to stop the practice of radio collaring moose in Minnesota, or issuing new permits for moose radio collaring.
  • Executive Order 15-09
    April 23, 2015 - Declaring a State of Peacetime Emergency in the State of Minnesota
  • Executive Order 15-08
    April 15, 2015 - Directing the Minnesota Department of Transportation to Utilize Certain Special Characters on Roadway Signage
  • Executive Order 15-07
    April 15, 2015 - Providing for Assistance to the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
  • Executive Order 15-06
    April 10, 2015 - Tightening statewide biosecurity critical to lowering risk of H5N2 avian influenza spread
  • Executive Order 15-05
    April 03, 2015 - Providing for Assistance to the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
  • Executive Order 15-04
    March 11, 2015 - Providing for Relief from Regulations to Certain Motor Carriers and Drivers Operating in Minnesota
  • Executive Order 15-3
    January 28, 2015 - Supporting Freedom of Choice and Opportunity to Live, Work, and Participate in the Most Inclusive Setting for Individuals with Disabilities through the Implementation of Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan; Rescinding Executive Order 13-01.
  • Executive Order 15-2
    January 20, 2015 - Executive Order 15-2 Establishing the Diversity and Inclusion Council; Rescinding Executive Order 91-14
  • Executive Order 15-1
    January 09, 2015 - Executive Order 15-1 Declaring a State of Emergency in Minnesota and Providing Assistance to Stranded Motorists.
  • Executive Order 14-19
    November 26, 2014 - Executive Order 14-19 Declaring an emergency and providing for relief from regulations to motor carriers and drivers operating in State of Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 14-18
    November 03, 2014 - Amending Executive Order 14-17 pertaining to the hours of service exemption to motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in emergency relief efforts related to the shortage of propane supplies across Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 14-17
    October 24, 2014 - Delivering emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in emergency relief efforts. The Emergency Executive Order will help increase propane supplies across Minnesota, improving access for farmers during the autumn harvest and enhancing the state’s preparedness for the winter heating season.
  • Executive Order 14-16
    October 04, 2014 - The Governor’s Emergency Executive Order delivers Emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for carriers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles while in the process of obtaining and transporting diesel fuel. The Emergency Executive Order will help increase the supply of diesel fuel for farmers and other agricultural operations during the fall harvest.
  • Executive Order 14-15
    September 22, 2014 - The Governor’s Executive Order creates The Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children to advise the Governor and Legislature on system and practice improvements in the child protection system at all levels of government within the State of Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 14-14
    August 04, 2014 - The Governor’s Executive Order instructs Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) and the State Director for Equal Opportunity to develop a model for recruitment and hiring strategies to increase the employment of people with disabilities. It also requires all state agencies to develop plans for promoting employment opportunities for Minnesotans with disabilities, and to begin reporting their progress on a quarterly basis. The Order also directs MMB to develop ways to help employees to more easily update their disability status with their employer.
  • Executive Order 14-13
    July 30, 2014 - Governor Dayton today created The Governor’s Committee on the University of Minnesota Medical School to advise the Governor and Legislature on future strategies, investments, and actions to strengthen the position of the University’s Medical School.
  • Executive Order 14-11
    June 19, 2014 - Gov. Mark Dayton today declared a State of Emergency in 35 Minnesota counties following recent storms and flooding. The Executive Order makes a wide range of state resources available and engages state agencies in response efforts.
  • Executive Order 14-10
    June 11, 2014 - Directing the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs to provide personnel and equipment for Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant safety exercises and related activities.
  • Executive Order 14-09
    April 09, 2014 - Directing the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to begin implementing Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program pilot programs.
  • Executive Order 14-08
    March 13, 2014 - Exempts vehicles used to pump or transport septic system sewage from the seasonal weight restrictions on local and state highways and streets.
  • Executive Order 14-07
    March 04, 2014 - Requires the Office of the Governor and all Executive branch agencies to communicate with Minnesotans using Plain Language.
  • Executive Order 14-06
    February 21, 2014 - Following a major winter storm, Governor Mark Dayton has issued Emergency Executive Order 14-06. The Executive Order directs the Minnesota National Guard to assist stranded motorists in affected counties across Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 14-05
    February 07, 2014 - Amending Executive Order 14-04 to include the transport of gasoline, diesel fuel, ethanol, and biodiesel.
  • Executive Order 14-04
    February 06, 2014 - Extends relief from regulations to motor carriers and drivers operating in the State of Minnesota, in an effort to help improve the transport of propane and other heating fuels across the state.
  • Executive Order 14-03
    January 27, 2014 - Providing assistance for search and rescue, and sheltering of stranded motorists.
  • Executive Order 14-02
    January 27, 2014 - Declaring a Peacetime State of Emergency in Minnesota in response to a severe shortage of propane and other home heating fuel supplies statewide.
  • Executive Order 14-01
    January 06, 2014 - Extending relief from regulations to motor carriers and drivers operating in the State of Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 13-14
    December 09, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Executive Order 13-14.
  • Executive Order 13-13
    November 26, 2013 - Directing each Minnesota state agency to designate a member of its staff as its emergency preparedness response contact and coordinator.
  • Executive Order 13-12
    November 06, 2013 - Extending a state of emergency in Minnesota due to the late maturing of the corn crop across the upper Midwest.
  • Executive Order 13-11
    October 23, 2013 - Declaring a state of emergency in Minnesota due to the late maturing of the corn crop across the upper Midwest. Effective immediately, motor carriers and drivers transporting propane and anhydrous ammonia to affected areas of the state and providing direct assistance for emergency relief efforts, are exempted from regulations pertaining to hours of service.
  • Executive Order 13-10
    August 08, 2013 - Directing state government agencies to implement new tribal consultation policies aimed at improving relationships and collaboration with Minnesota’s eleven Tribal Nations.
  • Executive Order 13-09
    July 03, 2013 - Declaring an emergency from severe storms and flash flooding; ordering state agencies to provide necessary assistance, in cooperation with appropriate federal agencies, to help local units of government recover from this emergency.
  • Executive Order 13-08
    June 22, 2013 - Declaring an emergency and easing restrictions on out of state utility trucks coming to Minnesota to help in response to the severe weather.
  • Executive Order 13-07
    May 23, 2013 - Declaring an emergency and providing for relief from regulations to motor carriers and drivers operating in the State of Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 13-06
    May 21, 2013 - Delivering assistance to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, by the Adjutant General of Minnesota, for support for the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant Drill and Exercise and Wabasha Reception Center Drill Exercise.
  • Executive Order 13-05
    May 14, 2013 - Providing for assistance to the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center.
  • Executive Order 13-04
    April 11, 2013 - Declaring a state of emergency; The Governor’s executive order also exempts motor carriers and drivers transporting supplies and materials to affected areas of the state and providing direct assistance for emergency relief efforts from the regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service.
  • Executive Order 13-03
    April 10, 2013 - Ordering the Adjutant General of Minnesota to state active duty personnel and equipment necessary to support recovery and sheltering of jurisdictions in southern Minnesota that have been impacted by winter storm conditions.
  • Executive Order 13-02
    March 15, 2013 - Providing relief from regulations to certain motor carriers and drivers operating in Minnesota, due to extreme weather conditions and lack of snow cover that have created freezing of septic systems over much of Minnesota.
  • Executive Order 13-01
    January 28, 2013 - Supporting Freedom of Choice and Opportunity to Live, Work, and Participate in the Most Inclusive Setting for Individuals with Disabilities through the Creation of Minnesota's Olmstead Plan
  • Executive Order 12-11
    October 02, 2012 - Ordering the Adjutant General of Minnesota to order to state active duty such personnel and equipment necessary to support wildfire suppression in Northwest Minnesota.
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