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Archive of Emergency Declarations 2022

Federal Emergency Declarations by FMCSA


There are no archived Emergency Declarations at this time.


Federal Emergency Declarations by FMCSA Service Centers


Eastern, Midwestern, Southern and Western Service Centers


Description: Extension of FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration - Heating Fuels and Propane - Heating Fuel - 02-03-2022
Effective: 02/03/2022 | Expires on: 03/08/2022; In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.25, this extension of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2022-001 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 8, 2022, whichever is earlier. FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Emergency Declaration and may take action to modify or terminate the Emergency Declaration sooner if conditions warrant.  


Description: ESC-WSC-SSC-MSC Amended Regional Emergency Declaration 2022-001 - Heating Fuel - 01-20-2022
Effective: 01/20/2022 | Expires on: 02/06/2022; In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.23, this Emergency 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), February 6, 2022, whichever is earlier.  FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Emergency Declaration and may take action to modify or terminate the Emergency Declaration sooner if conditions warrant.     


Description: ESC-WSC-SSC-MSC - Amended Regional Emergency Declaration 2022-001 - Heating Fuel - 01-14-2022
Effective: 01/14/2022 | Expires on: 02/06/2022; In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.23, this Emergency 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), February 6, 2022, whichever is earlier.  FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Emergency Declaration and may take action to modify or terminate the Emergency Declaration sooner if conditions warrant. 


Description: ESC-WSC-SSC-MSC - Amended Regional Emergency Declaration 2022-001 - Heating Fuel - 01-11-2022
Effective: 01/11/2022 | Expires on: 02/06/2022; In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.23, this Emergency 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), February 6, 2022, whichever is earlier.  FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Emergency Declaration and may take action to modify or terminate the Emergency Declaration sooner if conditions warrant.


Description: ESC-WSC-SSC-MSC - Regional Emergency Declaration 2022-001 - Heating Fuel - 01-07-2022
Effective: 01/07/2022 | Expires on: 02/06/2022; This Emergency Declaration shall remain in effect until the end of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR § 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), February 6, 2022, whichever is earlier.


Canadian Emergency Declarations


British Columbia


Description:  Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination Regarding Canadian Motor Carriers and Drivers Providing Direct Assistance to the Flooding and Landslides Emergency in British Columbia
Effective: 11/23/2021 | Expires on: TBD; This Notice will automatically expire upon the termination or expiration of Regional Emergency Declaration 2021-010, including any future extensions, but may be terminated sooner at FMCSA’s discretion. 


Description: Extension of Emergency Declaration 2021-010 - 12-17-2021 -- Regarding Canadian Motor Carriers and Drivers Providing Direct Assistance to the Flooding and Landslides Emergency in British Columbia
Effective: 12/24/2021 | Expires on: 01/31/2021; In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.25, this Extension of Emergency Declaration 2021-010 is effective at 12:00 a.m. on December 24, 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), January 31, 2022, whichever is earlier.  FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Extension of the Emergency Declaration and may take action to modify or terminate the Emergency Declaration sooner if conditions warrant.


Description: Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2021-010 - Canadian Motor Carriers And Drivers Providing Direct Assistance To The Flooding And Landslides Emergency In British Columbia
Effective: 11/23/2021 | Expires on: 12/23/2021; In accordance with 49 CFR § 390.23, this Emergency 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), December 23, 2021, whichever is earlier.  FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Emergency Declaration and may take action to modify or terminate the Emergency Declaration sooner if conditions warrant.


State Emergency Declarations by State


American Samoa


Description: American Samoa amended emergency declaration mandatory vaccination
Effective: 11/01/2021 | Expires on: TBD; This amendment to the Declaration will be effective immediately and will remain in effect until the Declaration expires.


Arkansas


Description: Arkansas Emergency Declaration DR22-01
Effective: 02/03/2022| Expires on: TBD; 49 CFR §390.23 authorizes the Governor of a State or Commonwealth to declare a regional emergency during the duration of emergency conditions, not to exceed thirty (30) days from the date of the initial declaration of emergency, and to exempt any motor carrier or driver operating a commercial vehicle to provide direct assistance in providing emergency relief during an emergency pursuant to 49 C.F.R. §390 to §399;


Florida


Description: Florida Executive Order 22-27
Effective: 02/02/2022| Expires on: 04/02/2022; This Executive Order shall expire sixty (60) days from this date unless extended.


Description: Florida Secretary's Emergency Order Pursuant to EO 22-27
Effective: 02/03/2022| Expires on: 03/07/2022; This order shall expire on the earlier of the expiration or rescission of Executive Order 22-27, my further order or March 7, 2022.


Description: Florida Emergency Road Use Permit Letter Executive Order 22-27 (Freeze)
Effective: 02/03/2022| Expires on: 03/07/2022; Please honor this letter as a Road Use Permit issued for the purpose of emergency response through the earlier of the expiration or rescission of Executive Order 22-27, the Emergency Order issued pursuant to Executive Order 22-27, or March 7, 2022. If you require additional information, please call (850) 410- 5777, Florida Department of Transportation Road Use Permit Office.


Description: Florida Enforcement Bulletin 2022-001
Effective: 02/03/2022| Expires on: TBD


Georgia


Description: Georgia Emergency Declaration Winter Storm 2022
Effective: 01/14/2022 | Expires on: 01/22/2022; All provisions of the Order shall become effective as of Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 11:59 P.M. and shall be valid for a period of seven (7) days, expiring Saturday, January 22, 2022, at11:59 P.M. unless this State of Emergency is renewed by the Governor.


Iowa


Description: Iowa IM 22-05 Avian Influenza- Motor Carrier Services
Effective: 03/09/2022| Expires on: 04/05/2022; April 5, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. unless sooner terminated or extended by the Governor.


Description: Iowa Disaster Proclamation - 2022.01.06 (Propane)
Effective: 01/06/2022| Expires on: 02/05/2022; This state of disaster emergency shall be effective immediately, shall continue for thirty (30) days, and shall expire on February 5, 2022, at l l:59 p.m., unless sooner terminated or extended in writing by me.


Description: Iowa Disaster Proclamation - 2021.12.16 (Severe Storms)
Effective: 12/15/2021| Expires on: 01/15/2022; This state of disaster emergency shall continue for thirty (30) days, and shall expire at 11:59 PM on January 15, 2022, unless sooner terminated or extended in writing by me. Iowa Code § 29C.6(1).


Kentucky


Description: Kentucky Official Order # 112744
Effective: 02/02/2022 | Expires on: 02/15/2022; This declaration of emergency shall remain in effect until 12:01 AM EST, February 15, 2022.


Description: Kentucky Official Order- December 2021 Tornados
Effective: 12/11/2021 | Expires on: 1/14/2022; This declaration of emergency shall remain in effect until 12:01 AM EST, January 14, 2022.


Louisiana


Description: Louisiana State of Emergency Tornados 03/22/2022
Effective: 03/22/2022| Expires on: 04/21/2022; This order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect from Tuesday, March 22, 2022 to Thursday, April 21, 2022, unless terminated sooner.


Maine


Description: Maine Propane Shortage Proclamation March 2022
Effective: 03/21/2022 | Expires on: 04/21/2022


Massachusetts


Description: Massachusetts Declaration of Emergency Notice Title 49 CFR Part 390.23
Effective: 01/13/2022 | Expires on: 02/06/2022; Consistent with Title 49 CFR Section 390.23, this emergency notice will remain in effect through 11:59 P.M., February 6, EST or sooner if terminated by the Governor.


Minnesota


Description: Minnesota Executive Order 22-05
Effective: 03/31/2022| Expires on: 04/30/2022; This Executive Order is effective immediately under Minnesota Statutes 2021, section 4.035, subdivision 2, and it will remain in effect until it is rescinded by proper authority or April 30, 2022, whichever occurs first.


Description: Minnesota Commissioner's Order Extending EEO 22-01
Effective: 02/07/2022 | Expires on: 03/08/2022; This extension of Emergency Executive Order 22-01 is effective at 12:00 AM Central Standard Time on February 7, 2022 and must be filed with the Secretary of State. Emergency relief from certain hours of service requirements for motor carriers and drivers transporting propane, diesel fuel, gasoline, fuel oil, or biofuel remains in effect until 11:59 PM Central Standard Time on March 8, 2022.


Description: Minnesota Executive Order 22-01
Effective: 01/07/2022 | Expires on: 02/06/2022; Upon the expiration of this Executive Order, or when a driver or motor carrier has been relieved of all duty and responsibility to provide direct assistance to the emergency relief efforts, a driver must take at least 34 consecutive hours off duty. This requirement does not apply if a driver has already had a 34-hour restart period during the 30 days covered by this Executive Order.


Montana


Description: Montana EO 1-2022 Declaring a State of Energy Emergency
Effective: 01/19/2022 | Expires on: 02/18/2022; This Order is effective January 19, 2022 and expires on February 18, 2022.


New Jersey


Description: New Jersey Administrative Order 2022-05
Effective: 01/28/2022 | Expires on: TBD; This Order shall remain in effect until such time that this Order is terminated.


Description: New Jersey Administrative Order 2022-01
Effective: 01/06/2022 | Expires on: TBD; This Order shall take effect at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022 and shall remain in effect until such time that this Order is terminated.


North Carolina


Description: North Carolina Executive Order No. 248
Effective: 01/19/2022 | Expires on: 02/18/2022; This Executive Order shall remain in effect for thirty (30) days or the duration of the emergency, whichever is less.


Description: North Carolina EO247-SOE-Transportation Waiver_Winter Storm 2022
Effective: 01/13/2022 | Expires on: 02/12/2022; This Executive Order shall remain in effect for thirty (30) days or the duration of the emergency, whichever is less.


North Dakota


Description: North Dakota Executive Order 2022-01
Effective: 01/04/2022 | Expires on: 02/03/2022; This order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for 30 days. Dated this 4th day of January, 2022.


Oklahoma 


Description: Oklahoma Declaration of Emergency 2022-2
Effective: 02/02/2022| Expires on: 02/07/2022; This Executive Order shall be effective until 11:59 p.m. CST, February 7, 2022.


South Carolina


Description: South Carolina Executive Order No. 2022-06
Effective: 01/19/2022 | Expires on: 02/04/2022; This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for a period of fifteen (15) days unless otherwise expressly stated herein or modified, amended, or rescinded by subsequent Order.


Description: South Carolina Executive Order No. 2022-04 - State of Emergency Due to Severe Winter Weather
Effective: 01/14/2022 | Expires on: 01/29/2022; This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for a period of fifteen (15) days unless otherwise expressly stated herein or modified, amended, or rescinded by subsequent Order. Further proclamations, orders, and directives deemed necessary to ensure the fullest possible protection of life and property during this State of Emergency shall be issued orally by the undersigned and thereafter reduced to writing and published for dissemination within the succeeding 24-hour period.


Tennessee


Description: Tennessee Executive Order No. 94
Effective: 12/13/2021 | Expires on: 01/24/2022; This Order shall remain in effect until 11 :59 p.m., Central Time, on January 24, 2022, at which time the suspension of any state laws and rules shall cease and be of no further force and effect.


Texas


Description: Texas Emergency Declaration Winter Weather February 2022
Effective: 02/03/2022 | Expires on: 02/07/2022; Consistent with Title 49, CFR, Part 390.23, the emergency declaration will take effect on February 03, 2022, 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 pm on February 07, 2022, whichever is less.


Utah


Description: Utah Emergency Declaration 1.5.2022
Effective: 01/04/2022 | Expires on: 02/03/2022; This order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for 30 days unless the Legislature extends the state of emergency.


Virginia


Description: Virginia Executive Order No. 15
Effective: 01/27/2022 | Expires on: 02/26/2022; This Executive Order shall be effective January 27, 2022, and shall remain in full force and in effect until February 26, 2022, 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.


Description: Virginia Executive Order No. 12 Declaration of A State of Emergency Due to Severe Winter Weather
Effective: 01/20/2022 | Expires on: 02/19/2022; This Executive Order shall be effective January 20, 2022, and shall remain in full force and in effect until February 19, 2022, 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.


Description: Virginia EO-85-Declaration of a State of Emergency
Effective: 01/14/2022 | Expires on: 02/13/2022; This Executive Order shall be effective January 14, 2022, and shall remain in full force and in effect until February 13, 2022, 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.


Description: Virginia Transportation Waiver 01/06/2022
Effective: 01/06/2022 | Expires on: 01/31/2022; This waiver is effective beginning 6 PM January 6, 2022, until 6 PM January 31, 2022, and includes an exemption in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management which activates the FMSCA Section 390.23 Relief of Regulations including hours of service. This waiver only pertains to statewide shippers and carriers associated with emergency relief efforts.


Description: Virginia Declaration of a State of Emergency 83-2022
Effective: 01/02/2022 | Expires on: 01/31/2022; This Executive Order shall remain in full force and in effect until January 31, 2022 unless sooner amended or rescinded by further executive order.


Washington


Description: Washington 22-01.1 - Winter Weather and Driver Hours
Effective: 01/082022 | Expires on: 01/14/2022; I also hereby find, based on the above, that motor carriers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles in Washington State collecting or delivering essential supplies and services during the above-described emergency are providing direct assistance and emergency relief during an emergency under 49 CFR § 390.23 and, therefore, are exempt from application of the driver hours of service rules in 49 CFR § 395, adopted pursuant to RCW 46.32.020 and WAC 446-65-010, effective immediately until 11:59 p.m. on January 14, 2022.


West Virginia


Description: West Virginia State of Preparedness
Effective: 01/14/2022 | Expires on: TBD


Wyoming


Description: Wyoming 22-01-07 Propane Delivery EO
Effective: 01/07/2022 | Expires on: 02/07/2022; Be it further ordered, this Executive Order is effective immediately and shall expire upon the conclusion of the emergency, but no later than midnight, February 7, 2022.


Last updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2022