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Archive of Emergency Declarations 2021

Federal Emergency Declarations by FMCSA

 


None at this time.


Federal Emergency Declarations by FMCSA Service Centers

Eastern, Midwestern, Southern and Western Service Centers


Description: Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2021-001:  ARKANSAS, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MINNESOTA, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND WYOMING
Effective: 02/17/2021 | Expires on: In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.23, this declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until the end of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR § 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), March 4, 2021, whichever is earlier. 


Eastern, Southern and Western Service Centers


Description: Extension and Expansion of Modified Regional Emergency Declaration 2021-001-Winter Storms-03-16-2021 (KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA)
Effective: 03/20/2021 | Expires on: 03/31/2021. In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.25, this extension and expansion of the Modified Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2021-001 is effective at 12:00 A.M. (ET), March 20, 2021 and shall remain in effect until the end of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR § 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), March 31, 2021, whichever is sooner.


Description: Extension and Modification of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2021-001 - March 4, 2021 (KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA)
Effective: 03/05/2021 | Expires on: 03/19/2021. In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.25, this extension and modification of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2021-001 is effective at 12:00 A.M. (ET), March 5, 2021 and shall remain in effect until the end of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR § 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), March 19, 2021, whichever is sooner.



State Emergency Declarations by State


Alabama


Description: Alabama Emergency Declaration Winter Storm 021421
Effective: 02/14/2021 | Expires on: TBD


Connecticut


Description: Connecticut HOS Notice of Emergency Exemption 2-12-2021
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: Consistent with CGS §14-163c and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies §14-163c-10, the emergency exemption notice will remain in effect until February 19, 2021 at 11 :59 P.M. EST or until sooner terminated by the Commissioner or her designee.


Illinois


Description: Illinois Declaration of Emergency 2/16/2021
Effective: 02/09/2021 | Expires on: 02/20/2021. This emergency relief extends from Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., or until the emergency subsides, whichever occurs first. Should these severe conditions persist beyond the expiration date, an extension of relief will be considered at that time.


Description: Illinois Emergency Declaration
Effective: 02/09/2021 | Expires on: This emergency relief extends from Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 12:00 am to Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 11:59 pm, or until the emergency subsides, whichever occurs first. Should these severe conditions persist beyond the expiration date; an extension of relief will be considered at that time.


Indiana


Description: Indiana Executive-Order-21-04-Propane-Delivery-Hours
Effective: 02/11/2021 | Expires on: This exemption shall be effective from the date of the issuance of this directive through February 28, 2021, unless it is terminated or further extended by order of the Governor.


Iowa


Description: Iowa's Disaster Proclamation for Diesel Natural Gas Fuel Oil
Effective: 02/15/2021 | Expires on: 03/17/2021. This state of disaster emergency shall be effective immediately, shall continue for thirty (30) days, and shall expire on March 17, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., unless sooner terminated or extended in writing by me. Iowa Code § 29C.6(1).


Description: Iowa Disaster Proclamation - 2021.02.12 (Propane)
Effective: 02/13/2021 | Expires on: This state of disaster emergency shall be effective at 12:01 a.m. on February 13. 2021. shall continue for thirty (30) days, and shall expire on March 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., unless sooner terminated or extended in writing by me. Iowa Code § 29C.6(1).


Kansas


Description: Kansas Executive Order No. 21-03 - Motor Carrier Relief (Propane)
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: This order will continue in effect until 11:59 PM on February 28, 2021, or until rescinded, whichever occurs first.


Kentucky


Description: Kentucky Emergency Order 112420 (002)
Effective: 02/17/2021 | Expires on: 02/28/2021. Declare the provisions of Official Order No. 112419 are hereby extended up to and including February 28, 2021 at 12:01AM EDT.


Description: Kentucky Official Order No. 112419 - Suspension of Registration Requirements Exemptions of Hours of Service and Stoppage at Weigh Stations - Snow and Ice Storm
Effective: 02/11/2021 | Expires on: This declaration of emergency shall remain in effect until 12:01 AM EDT, February 21, 2021.


Louisiana


Description: Louisiana Emergency Order- DOTD Waiver of Weight Restrictions 3-10-20
Effective: 03/10/2021 | Expires on: 04/10/2021. Shall remain in effect until April 10, 2021 unless amended, modified or rescinded.


Description: Louisiana Proclamation Number 20 JBE 2020
Effective: 02/11/2021 | Expires on: This order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect from Thursday, February 11, 2021 to Friday, March 12, 2021, unless terminated sooner.


Michigan


Description: Michigan EO 2021-03 Declaration of Energy Emergency
Effective: 02/20/2021 | Expires on: 02/28/2021. This order is effective upon filing and remains in effect for the duration of the emergency or until Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., whichever comes first.


Minnesota


Description: Minnesota EO 21-09 Final
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: 02/27/2021. This Executive Order is effective immediately under Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 4.035, subdivision 2, and remains in effect for 15 days, or until the direct assistance has ended, whichever occurs first. 


Montana


Description: Montana Energy Emergency Executive Order No. 4-2021
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: Expires on March 14, 2021


Nebraska


Description: Nebraska EO 21-04 - COVID-19 - Emergency Motor Carrier Relief Due to Extreme Cold Temperature
Effective: 02/15/2021 | Expires on: 02/19/2021. This Executive Order is operative as of 12:01 a.m. on February 15, 2021 and shall expire at 11:59 p.m. on February 19, 2021.

New Mexico


Description: New Mexico Declaration of Emergency Notice
Effective: 02/15/2021 | Expires on: 02/20/2021. Consistent with Title 49, CFR, Part 390.23, the emergency declaration will take effect at 12:01a.m., February 15, 2021, and will remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in Title 49, CFR, Part 390.5) or for five days, ending at 11:59 p.m., February 20, 2021, whichever is less.


North Carolina


Description: North Carolina Executive Order No. 202
Effective: 03/18/2021| Expires on: 04/17/2021. This Executive Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for thirty (30) days or the duration of the emergency, whichever is less.


Description: North Carolina EO194 - SOE and Transportation Waiver Winter Storm
Effective: 02/17/2021 | Expires on: 03/18/2021. This Executive Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for thirty (30) days or the duration of the emergency, whichever is less.


North Dakota


Description: North Dakota Executive Order 2021-03
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: 03/13/2021. This order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for thirty days.


Ohio


Description: Ohio PUCO HOS Relief Heating Oil 2-19-21
Effective: 02/19/2021 | Expires on: 02/26/2021. This grant of regulatory relief is effective immediately and expires at 11:59 PM, February 26, 2021.


Description: Ohio PUCO HOS Relief Propane
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: 02/18/2021. This grant of regulatory relief is effective immediately and expires at 11:59 PM, February 18, 2021.


Oklahoma


Description: Oklahoma Executive Order 2021-06
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: 03/14/2021. This Executive Order shall terminate at the end of thirty days.


Oregon


Description: Oregon EO No. 21-02 Ice Storm
Effective: 02/13/2021 | Expires on: 02/20/2021. This emergency shall exist for seven days unless terminated earlier by the Governor.


Tennessee


Description: Tennessee EO76 hours of service waiver
Effective: 02/16/2021 | Expires on: 02/26/2021. The exemption authorized in Paragraph 1 shall remain in effect for ten (10) days, terminating at 11:59pm CT on February 26, 2021.


Texas


Description: Texas DISASTER_severe_weather_FINAL_02-12-2021
Effective: 02/12/2021 | Expires on: TBD


Virginia


Description: Virginia Declaration of a State of  Emergency Due to Anticipated Winter Weather 2-11-2021
Effective: 02/11/2021 | Expires on: This Executive Order shall be effective immediately and shall remain in full force and in effect until March 13, 2021, unless sooner amended or rescinded by further executive order. Termination of this Executive Order is not intended to terminate any federal type benefits granted or to be granted due to injury or death as a result of service under this Executive Order.


Wisconsin


Description: Wisconsin Emergency Declaration Executive Order 108 Declaring Energy Emergency
Effective: 02/11/2021 | Expires on: 03/12/2021 This Executive Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for thirty (30) days or the duration of the emergency, whichever is less.


Last updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2021