On September 30, 2020, Governor Kemp issued Executive Order 09.30.20.01 which renewed the Public Health State of Emergency, and he issued Executive Order 09.30.20.02 which extends most of the already applicable rules enacted by the Governor until October 15, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. The Order lays out detailed provisions to govern the ongoing Public Health State of Emergency. GMA has created this summary to highlight the major points from the executive order.
On August 3, 2020, Governor Kemp signed HB 879 pertaining to Comprehensive Alcohol Legislation. To help city officials, GMA has published a Model Guidance.
This document is not meant to be legal advice and should not be treated as such. GMA strongly recommends that city officials consult with their city attorney before taking any action utilizing the provisions available in HB 879 to allow for earlier hours of Sunday sales of alcohol for consumption on the premises, or any other provisions of the Legislation.
On September 15, Governor Kemp issued an extensive and detailed Executive Order. This is a summary prepared by GMA’s Legal Department explaining that order and its impact on local governments.