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Archive of Emergency Declarations 2013

Expired State Declarations

Alabama

Description Effective Expires On
Alabama Governor Declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Karen 10/5/2013 In effect until further notice
Alabama has Issued a Temporary Suspension of IRP and IFTA Requirements 6/4/2013 7/4/2013

Colorado

Description Effective Expires On
Colorado Governor Issues Executive Order Declaring a Disaster Emergency 9/13/2013 10/12/2013, unless further extended
Severe Storms, Flooding and Landslides Trigger Federal Emergency Declaration in Colorado 9/11/2013 Continuing
Emergency Declaration Declared Due to Black Forest Fire in El Paso County 6/11/2013 30 days
Emergency Declaration Declared Due to Klickus Fire in Huerfano County 6/11/2013 30 days
Emergency Declaration Declared Due to Royal Gorge Fire in Fremont County 6/11/2013 30 days

Connecticut

Description Effective Expires On
Waiver of International Registration Plan (IRP) Requirements for Connecticut 2/8/2013 In effect until further notice
Declaration of Disaster Emergency by Governor Dannel P. Maloy 2/8/2013 3/8/2013
Notice of Emergency Exemption from Hours of Service of Drivers 2/7/2013 2/13/2013

Florida

Description Effective Expired On
Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency in 18 Counties for Tropical Storm Karen 10/5/2013 12/2/2013, 
unless further extended

Idaho

Description Effective Expires On
Relief From The Motor Carrier Rules, Due To Wildfire Disaster Declaration 8/14/2013 9/13/2013
Idaho Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Wildfires 8/12/2013 9/11/2013

Illinois

Description Effective Expires On

Illinois Governor Declares Disaster in 7 Counties Following Severe Storm and Tornadoes

11/18/2013 12/18/2013

Illinois Secretary of State Issues Registration Exemptions for Disaster Area Relief Vehicles

11/18/2013 12/18/2013

Illinois Department of Transportation Emergency Declaration

11/18/2013 12/18/2013

Indiana

Description Effective Expires On
Indiana Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane Shortage 11/1/2013 11/10/2013

Iowa

Description Effective Expires On
Iowa Governor Signs Disaster Declaration Allowing for More Propane Transport During Harvest 10/25/2013 11/7/2013

Kansas

Description Effective Expires On
Kansas Governor Issues Executive Order to Aid in Oklahoma Storm Cleanup Effective immediately In effect until the expiration of the Declaration of Regional Emergency issued by FMCSA or 15 days (June 5, 2013) whichever is less.

Louisiana

Description Effective Expires On
Louisiana Governor Declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Karen 10/3/2013 11/1/2013

Maine

Description Effective Expires On
Maine Governor Issues Emergency Declaration Due to Arctic Cold Temperatures 12/13/2013 12/27/2013
Governor's Emergency Proclamation for US DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Hours of Service Waiver 2/8/2013 2/12/2013

Massachusetts

Description Effective Expires On
Massachusetts Acting Governor Issues Emergency Declaration Due to Gasoline Shortage 12/17/2013 12/23/2013
Massachusetts Declaration of Emergency Notice 2/9/2013 2/16/2013
Massachusetts Executive Order 2/8/2013 In effect until further notice
Massachusetts Governor's Declaration of Emergency 2/8/2013 In effect until further notice

Minnesota

Description Effective Expires On
Minnesota Governor Extends Relief from Regulations to Motor Carriers and Drivers Operating in the State of Minnesota 11/6/2013 11/22/2013
Minnesota Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane Shortage 10/23/2013 11/6/2013
Governor's Emergency Declaration Provides Relief for Transporters of Motor Fuel in Minnesota 5/23/2013 6/22/2013
Governor, Mark Dayton Declares an Emergency and Provides Relief from Regulations to Motor Carriers and Drivers Operating in the State of Minnesota 4/11/2013 5/11/2013

Mississippi

Description Effective Expires On
Mississippi Governor Declares a State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Karen 10/3/2013 In effect until further notice

Missouri

Description Effective Expires On
Missouri Grants IFTA and IRP Waiver in Support of Oklahoma Disaster Assistance 6/3/2013 7/1/2013
Missouri Grants IFTA and IRP Waiver in Support of Oklahoma Disaster Assistance 5/24/2013 6/14/2013

Montana

Description Effective Expires On
Montana Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane Shortage 10/24/2013 11/14/2013
Emergency Declaration Issued for Montana by Governor Steve Bullock Due to Wildfires 8/19/2013 Not specified

Nebraska

Description Effective Expires On
Nebraska Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane Shortage 10/26/2013 11/24/2013

New Hampshire

Description Effective Expires On
Emergency Declaration Issued in New Hampshire Due to Winter Storms and Propane Shortage 12/18/2013 12/31/2013

New Jersey

Description Effective Expires On
Emergency Declaration Allows an Exemption to Hours-of-Service Regulations for Delivery of Heating Fuels 2/11/2013 2/18/2013

New Mexico

Description Effective Expires On
Wildfires and Potential Flooding Prompt New Mexico Governor to Issue State of Emergency 6/19/2013 In effect until further notice

New York

Description Effective Expires On
Emergency Declaration Provides Relief from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) in the Counties of Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester and Contiguous Areas 2/8/2013 For the duration of the motor carrier’s or driver's direct assistance in providing emergency relief, or up to 30 days from the date of the initial declaration.
Certain Hours-of-Service Regulations are Modified for Motor Carriers Transporting Heating Fuels 2/6/2013 2/20/2013

North Dakota

Description Effective Expires On
North Dakota Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Diesel Fuel Shortage 12/10/2013 12/23/2013

Oklahoma

Description Effective Expires On

FMCSA Declares a Regional Emergency in Response to Major Tornadoes in Oklahoma 

For inquiries, please call 1-877-831-2250.

6/5/2013 In effect for the duration of the emergency or until 11:59 P.M., EST, June 20, 2013, whichever is less.
Oklahoma Emergency Declaration Prompts Executive Order for Temporary Suspension of FMCSA Requirements 5/21/2013 6/20/2013
FMCSA Declares a Regional Emergency in Response to Major Tornadoes in Oklahoma 5/21/2013 In effect for the duration of the emergency or 15 days (June 5, 2013) whichever is less.
CMV – Oversize and Overweight 2/28/2013 3/30/2013
Emergency Declaration by Governor Todd Lamb in response to severe winter storm conditions 2/25/2013 3/28/2013

Oregon

Description Effective Expires On
Wildfires Prompt Oregon Governor to Issue Emergency Declaration in Josephine County 7/25/2013 12/31/2013
Emergency Relief from Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Due to Oregon Wildfires 7/25/2013, 5:17 p.m., PST 8/25/2013, 11:59 p.m., PST

Rhode Island

Description Effective Expires On
Declaration of Disaster Emergency by Governor Lincoln Chafee 2/8/2013 2/13/2013 
(for transportation of home heating fuel, propane, and liquid natural gas).

South Dakota

Description Effective Expires On
South Dakota Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane and Heating Fuel Shortages 12/13/2013 12/31/2013
South Dakota Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Low Inventories and Outages of Propane 10/23/2013 11/30/2013

Virginia

Description Effective Expires On
Declaration of Disaster Emergency by Governor Bob McDonnell 3/6/2013 Until further notice

Washington

Wisconsin

Description Effective Expires On
Wisconsin Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane Shortage 10/25/2013 11/7/2013

Wyoming

Description Effective Expires On
Wyoming Governor Issues Executive Order Due to Propane Shortage 12/6/2013 12/16/2013
Last updated: Thursday, April 30, 2020