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Meals for Healthcare Heroes – Baltimore

On Thursday, July 2,  Duane Morris’ Baltimore office provided meals from Miss Shirley’s to emergency room workers on the front lines at  University of Maryland Medical Center as part of our firmwide Meals for Healthcare Heroes initiative. This program is funded by donations from Duane Morris attorneys and staff and is meant to honor the healthcare workers and support local restaurants. Duane Morris’ COVID-19 Strategy Team will be hosting 15 Meals for Healthcare Heroes events nationwide.

Maryland to Permit Indoor Dining, Reopen Casinos and Lift Additional Restrictions on Nonessential Businesses, Subject to Local Orders

On June 10, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the next round of phased reopenings would begin on June 12, 2020, with another round to follow on June 19, 2020, all subject to local orders. These reopenings continue the state’s implementation of stage two of its three-stage recovery plan.

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Maryland Enters Stage Two of Reopening Plan, Lifting Restrictions for Nonessential Businesses, Subject to Local Orders

On June 3, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that effective Friday, June 5, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., the state would begin stage two of the its three-stage recovery plan. Maryland began stage one three weeks ago, when Governor Hogan lifted the stay-at-home order that had been in place since March 30, 2020.

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Maryland Governor Announces State Will Complete Stage One of Reopening Plan, Subject to Local Orders

On May 27, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that effective May 29, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., the state would move forward with the completion of stage one of its three-stage recovery plan. Maryland began stage one of the recovery plan two weeks ago, when Governor Hogan lifted the stay-at-home order that had been in place since March 30, 2020, and permitted certain businesses to reopen with limitations.

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Many Maryland Counties and Cities to Retain Restrictions Despite Governor Lifting the Stay-at-Home Order

When Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he would lift the statewide stay-at-home order and launch the state’s three-stage recovery plan at 5:00 p.m. on May 15, 2020, he expressly gave local governments the authority to take a more restrictive approach. Many Maryland counties have since announced that they will retain some or all of the statewide restrictions, and several will remain under local stay-at-home orders.

The current reopening plan for each Maryland county, along with Baltimore City and Ocean City, is set forth in this Alert. To read the full text, please visit the firm website.

Maryland Governor to Lift Stay-at-Home Order; Limited Businesses Permitted to Reopen, Subject to Local Orders

On May 13, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that effective Friday, May 15, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., he will lift the stay-at-home order that has been in place in the state since March 30, 2020, and will permit certain businesses to reopen with limitations. The announcement marks the launch of stage one of the state’s three-stage recovery plan that Governor Hogan announced on April 24, 2020.

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Maryland Governor Announces Three-Stage Plan for Reopening the State

By Robert B. Hopkins, Carla N. Murphy and Allison M. Midei 

On Friday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced a three-stage plan to reopen the State called “Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,” which will gradually ease the current restrictions on businesses, congregate settings and social interactions. The plan is based on the recovery plans issued by the federal government, the National Governors Association, Johns Hopkins and the American Enterprise Institute. Continue reading Maryland Governor Announces Three-Stage Plan for Reopening the State

Maryland Temporarily Prohibits Commercial and Industrial Evictions

Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan issued Order Number 20-04-03-01 on April 3, 2020, which amends and restates an order previously issued on March 16, 2020, that, among other things, temporarily prohibits evictions of tenants suffering substantial loss of income due to COVID-19. The new order expands the coverage of the original order to temporarily prohibit commercial and industrial evictions.

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Maryland Executive Order Requires Face Coverings for Public Transportation, Foodservice and Retail Establishments; Physical Distancing in Retail Spaces

On April 15, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order requiring Marylanders to wear face coverings under certain circumstances, including when using public transportation and when inside of foodservice and/or retail establishments. The order also requires retail establishments to post signage concerning the face covering requirement and to take other physical distancing measures. Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the order will be charged with a misdemeanor, subject to imprisonment of up to one year and a fine of up to $5,000, or both.

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