Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-139 on June 3, 2020, regarding Phase 2: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida's Recovery.
A copy of Executive Order 20-139 is provided below. A PDF copy is available HERE.
The slides in reference to this can be viewed here: https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/covid19/6.3.2020%20Presentation.pdf
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 20-139
(Phase 2: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida's Recovery)
WHEREAS, on March 9, 2020, I issued Executive Order 20-52 declaring a state of emergency for the entire State of Florida as a result of COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, on April 29, 2020, I issued Executive Order 20-112 initiating Phase 1 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida's Recovery; and
WHEREAS, on May 14, 2020, I issued Executive Order 20-123 for Full Phase 1.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RON DESANTIS, as Governor of Florida, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Article IV, Section (l)(a) of the Florida Constitution and Chapter 252, Florida Statutes, and all other applicable laws, promulgate the following Executive Order:
Section 1. Phase 2 Recovery
In concert with the efforts of President Donald J. Trump, and based on guidance provided by the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Florida Surgeon General and State Health Officer, I hereby adopt the following in response to the recommendations in Phase 2 of the plan published by the Task Force to Re-Open Florida.
Section 2. Responsible Individual Activity
All persons in Florida are encouraged to follow appropriate social distancing and safety protocols issued by the CDC and OSHA. The direction to follow such protocols, and those additional protocols listed below in this section, is guidance and not enforceable under section 252.47, Florida Statutes.
Section 3. Additional Requirements for Certain Individuals Traveling to Florida
Executive Orders 20-80 and 20-82 are extended with exceptions for persons involved in commercial activity and students traveling for the purpose of academic work, internships, sports training and any other activity or program approved by the educational institution. This order supersedes Executive Order 20-86.
Section 4. Business Activity
This order supersedes Executive Orders 20-91 and 20-92 and Executive Order 20-112 Section 2. This order further supersedes any conflicting provisions of Executive Order 20-112 including Section 3C. (gyms) and Section 4 (retail and museums) and Executive Order 20-123 including Section 1.B. (retail), C.(museums) and D. (gyms). This order extends and modifies the remaining provisions of Executive Order 20-112 and Executive Order 20-123 as follows:
Section 6. Previous Executive Order Extended
Executive Order 20-69 is extended until June 30, 2020.
Section 7. Enforcement
This order, with the exception of Section 2, shall be enforced under section 252.47, Florida Statutes, and by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Violation of this order is a second-degree misdemeanor pursuant to section 252.50, Florida Statutes, and is punishable by imprisonment not to exceed 60 days, a fine not to exceed $500, or both.
Section 8. Effective Date
This order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on June 5, 2020.