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Executive Orders

Following are all Executive Orders currently in effect that were issued by former Governors of Virginia. Click on the row to access the order in Adobe PDF format.

Executive Orders of the current administration can be found on the Governor's website.
Executive orders from the Gilmore, Warner and Kaine administrations can be found on their preserved websites in the Library's archival web collections.

EO number Issuing Governor Date issued Expiration date Title
110 (2010) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/13/2010 (effective 1/14/2010) No Sunset (as long as Section 54F remains in effect) Allocation of a Portion of the Commonwealth’s Share of the Calendar Year 2009 National Limitation for Qualified School Construction Bonds Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
109 (2010) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/8/2010 (effective 1/8/2010) No Sunset Workplace Safety and Employee Health
Rescinds and replaces Executive Order 94 (2005)
108 (2010) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/8/2010 (effective 1/8/2010) Close of Grant Designation of Strengthening Communities Fund Grant Recipient
107 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/30/2009 (effective 12/30/2009) 6/30/2010 Development and Review of Regulations Proposed by State Agencies
Rescinds and replaces EO 36 (2006)
106 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/23/2009 (effective 12/23/2009) 6/30/2010 Additional Authorization Due to a Severe Weather Event Throughout the Commonwealth
105 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/18/2009 (effective 12/18/2009) 6/30/2011 Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to a Severe Winter Storm Event Throughout the Commonwealth
104 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/18/2009 (effective 12/18/2009) 1/31/2010 Delegation of Governor’s Authority to Declare a State of Emergency, to Call the Virginia National Guard to Active Service for Emergencies or Disasters, and to Declare the Governor Unable to Discharge the Powers and Duties of His Office When the Governor Cannot be Reached or is Incapacitated
Rescinds and replaces Executive Order 6 (2006)
103 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/7/2009 (effective 12/7/2009) No Sunset Cabinet Responsibility for the Virginia Public Broadcasting Board
102 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/4/2009 (effective 12/4/2009) 12/31/2011 Reissuance of Executive Order Regarding Use of Virginia Recovery Zone Volume Cap Allocations Provided Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
101 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 11/13/2009 (effective 11/11/2009) 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to a Severe Weather Event Throughout the Commonwealth
100 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/22/2009 (effective 10/22/2009) Upon submission of final report (or otherwise amended or rescinded) Establishing the Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission
99 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/22/2009 (effective 10/22/2009) 12/31/2010 The Virginia Complete Count Committee
98 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/22/2009 (effective 10/22/2009) 7/1/2011 Continuing the Commonwealth Consortium for Mental Health/Criminal Justice Transformation
97 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/22/2009 (effective 10/22/2009) 12/31/2010 Continuing the Virginia Prisoner Re-Entry Policy Academy
96 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/13/2009 (effective 10/13/2009) 12/31/2011 Creating the Virginia Career Pathways System Working Group
95 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/9/2009 (effective 10/9/2009) No Sunset Establishing the Health Information Technology Advisory Commission
94 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/30/2009 (effective 9/30/2009) 12/31/2011 Use of Virginia Recovery Zone Volume Cap Allocations Provided Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
93 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/28/2009 (effective 9/30/2009) 9/30/2011 Establishing Virginia’s Sexual and Domestic Violence Workgroup
92 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/28/2009 (effective 9/30/2009) No Sunset Directing the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services of the Department of General Services to Accept and Store Physical Evidence Recovery Kits Received from Health Care Providers
91 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/23/2009 (effective 9/23/2009) 12/31/2011 Designating the Governor’s Working Group on Early Childhood Initiatives as Virginia’s Early Childhood Advisory Council
90 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/4/2009 (effective 9/15/2009) No Sunset Allocation of a Portion of the Commonwealth’s Share of the Calendar Year 2009 National Limitation for Qualified School Construction Bonds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
89 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/30/2009 (effective 7/30/2009) 6/30/2010 Continuing the Public Safety Memorial Commission
88 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/30/2009 (effective 7/30/2009) 6/30/2010 Continuing the Virginia Citizen-Soldier Support Council
87 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/30/2009 (effective 7/30/2009) 6/30/2010 Continuing Virginia’s Interagency Anti-Gang Workgroup
86 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/30/2009 (effective 7/30/2009) 6/30/2011 Continuing the P-16 Education Council
85 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/30/2009 (effective 7/30/2009) 9/30/2011 Use of the Virginia Workforce Network for Jobs Resulting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and those being recruited by Virginia State Agencies
84 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/1/2009 (effective 7/1/2009) 6/30/2010 Continuing Certain Declarations of State of Emergency
Executive Orders 56 (2003), 54 (2007), 64 (2008), 65 (2008), 75 (2008), 77 (2008)
83 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/1/2009 (effective 7/1/2009) 6/30/2010 The Governor’s Advisory Board on National and Community Service
82 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/10/2009 (effective 6/10/2009) 7/1/2013 Greening of State Government
Rescinds Executive Order 48 (2007)
81 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 3/4/2009 (effective 3/2/2009) 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to a Severe Winter Weather Event Throughout the Commonwealth
80 (2009) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/13/2009 (effective 1/13/2009) 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency to Support the 56th Presidential Inauguration
79 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/24/2008 (effective 10/24/2008) 10/25/2011 Continuing the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS)
Rescinds Executive Order 102 (2005)
78 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/7/2008 (effective 10/7/2008 No Sunset Designation of Housing Credit Agency Under the Federal Tax Reform Act of 1986
77 (2008)
Amended 9/16/08
Kaine, Timothy M. 9/18/2008 (effective 9/10/2008) 6/30/2009 Continued to 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency in Support of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact to Respond to the Impact of Hurricane Gustav and Hurricane Ike in the Gulf Coast States
Extended to 6/30/2010 by Executive Order 84 (2009)
76 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/4/2008 (effective 9/4/2008) 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to the Threat of Significant Flooding and Wind Damage Caused by Hurricane Hanna
75 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/4/2008 (effective 8/29/2008) 6/30/2009 Continued to 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency in Support of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact to Respond to the Impact of Hurricane Gustav in the Gulf Coast States
Extended to 6/30/2010 by Executive Order 84 (2009)
74 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/3/2008 (effective 7/3/2008) 6/30/2009 Continued to 6/30/2010 by EO 84 (2009) Continuing Certain Declarations of State of Emergency
Refers to Executive Orders 54 (2007), 57 (2007), and 64 (2008)
72 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/1/2008 (effective 7/1/2008) No Sunset Authority and Responsibility Under the Federal Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Act:  A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) and Subsequent Federal Reauthorization Legislation
Rescinds Executive Order 57 (1999)
69 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/11/2008 (effective 6/11/2008) 6/30/2011 Sustainable Community Investment
68 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/6/2008 (effective 7/1/08) No Sunset Designation of the Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development as the Delegate of the Governor to Make the Certifications Required by Section 149 (e) (2) (F) of the Internal Revenue Code
65 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 4/28/2008 (effective 4/28/2008) 6/30/2009 Continued to 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to Severe Weather Throughout the Commonwealth
Continued to 6/30/2010 by Executive Order 84 (2009)
64 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 3/31/2008 (effective 3/5/2008) 6/30/2008 Continued to 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency Arising from Heavy Winds and Severe Storms Throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia
Continued to 6/30/2009 by Executive Order 74 (2008)
Continued to 6/30/2010 by Executive Order 84 (2009)
61 (2008) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/4/2008 (effective 1/4/2008) 6/30/2010 Chief Workforce Development Officer Coordination of Workforce Development and Accountability, Cross-Cabinet Collaboration and the Role of the Virginia Community College System
Rescinds Executive Order 25 (2006)
60 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/21/2007 (effective 12/21/2007) No Sunset Promulgation of the Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Plan
Rescinds Executive Order 65, dated 4/1/2004, and Executive Order 41, dated 5/17/1999
58 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/11/2007 (effective 10/11/2007) No Sunset Establishment of Policies and Procedures for Agency Assessment of Mandates on Local Government
Rescinds Executive Memorandum 1-98 issued 10/29/1998
54 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/20/2007 (effective 6/20/2007 12/20/2007 Continued to 6/30/2010 Declaration of a State of Emergency to Assist Rockbridge County and the Town of Goshen Due to a Critical Water Shortage
Continued to 6/30/2009 by Executive Order 74 (2008)
Continued to 6/30/2010 by Executive Order 84 (2008)
51 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 5/18/2007 (effective 5/18/2007) No Sunset Continuing Certain Executive Orders – 13 (2006), 14 (2006), and 18 (2006) – one-year renewals
50 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 4/30/2007 (effective 4/30/2007) No Sunset Reporting Critical Safety Data to the Central Criminal Records Exchange
48 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 4/5/2007 (effective 4/5/2007) 6/30/2011 Energy Efficiency in State Government
44 (2007 Kaine, Timothy M. 1/12/2007 (effective 1/12/2007) No Sunset Establishing Preparedness Initiatives in State Government
43 (2007) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/9/2007 (effective 1/9/2007) No Sunset Protecting the Security of Personally Identifiable Information in State Government Operations
42 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 12/1/2006 (effective 12/1/2006) No Sunset Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in Health Care
41 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 10/26/2006 (effective 1/1/2007) No Sunset Banning Smoking in State Offices and Vehicles
36 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/20/2006 (effective (9/20/2006) 6/30/2010 Development and Review of Regulations Proposed by State Agencies
Rescinded and replaced by Executive Order 107 (2009)
Rescinds Executive Order 21 (2002)
35 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 9/12/2006 (effective 9/12/2006) No Sunset Establishing the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance
33 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 8/10/2006 (effective 8/10/2006) No Sunset SWAM – Enhancing Opportunities for Small, Women and Minority Owned Businesses
Rescinds the relevant provisions of Executive Order 28 (2006) which continued Executive Order 103 (2005)
32 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 7/28/2006 (effective 7/28/2006) 6/30/2010 Urban Policy Task Force
26 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/23/2006 (effective 6/23/2006) 6/30/2009 Extended to 6/30/2010 Continuing Certain Emergency Declarations Due to Disasters in the Commonwealth
Extends EO 88 (2005) and EO 97 (2005)
Extended to 6/30/2010 by Executive Order 84 (2009)
24 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/23/2006 (effective 6/23/2006 6/30/2010 Governor’s Economic Development Strategic Planning Steering Committee
23 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/16/2006 (effective 6/16/2006) 6/30/2010 Employee Workplace Giving and Volunteerism
Rescinds EO 32 (2002)
21 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/16/2006 (effective 6/16/2006) 6/30/2010 Continuation of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program
Rescinds EO 23 (2002)
20 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/16/2006 (effective 6/16/2006) 6/30/2010 Assigning Responsibility for Participation in the Federal “Superfund” Program
Rescinds EO 22 (2002)
19 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/16/2006 (effective 6/16/2006) 6/30/2010 Serving Virginia’s Veterans
Rescinds EO 40 (2002)
17 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/2/2006 (effective 6/2/2006) No Sunset Designation of Housing Credit Agency Under the Federal Tax Reform Act of 1986
Rescinds EO 18 (2002)
16 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/2/2006 (effective 6/2/2006) 6/30/2010 Designation of Executive Branch Officers and Employees Required to File Financial Disclosure Statements
Replaces EO 53 (2003)
14 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/2/2006 (effective 6/2/2006) 6/30/2010 Directing All State Agencies to Actively Recruit National and Regional Conferences to the Commonwealth
Rescinds and Replaces EO 6 (2005)
12 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 6/2/2006 (effective 6/2/2006) 6/30/2010 State Employee Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline
Replaces EO 24 (2002)
10 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 2/3/2006 (effective 2/3/2006) No sunset Cabinet Responsibility for the Department of Minority Business Enterprise
9 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/31/2006 (effective 1/30/2006) Contingent on federal action Ensuring Access to Prescription Drugs for Medicare Beneficiaries
8 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/18/2006 (effective 1/18/06) No sunset Cabinet Responsibility for the Department of Veterans Affairs
6 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/14/2006 (effective 1/14/2006) 1/31/2010 Delegation of Governor's Authority to Declare a State of Emergency and to Call the Virginia National Guard to Active Service for Emergencies or Disasters when the Governor is out of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Cannot Be Reached
Rescinds and replaces EO 4(02)
Rescinded and replaced by EO 104 (2009)
5 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/14/2006 (effective 1/14/2006) 1/31/2010 Delegation of Certain Authority Conferred by General Obligation Bond Acts
Replaces EO 47(03)
4 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/14/2006 (effective 1/14/2006) 1/31/2010 Authority and Responsibility of Chief of Staff
Rescinds and replaces EO 3(02)
1 (2006) Kaine, Timothy M. 1/14/2006 (effective 1/14/2006) No sunset Equal Opportunity
Rescinds and replaces EO 1(02)
102 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 11/1/2005 No sunset Adoption of the National Incident Management system and Use of the National Preparedness Goal for Preventing, Responding to and Recovering from Crisis Events in the Commonwealth
95 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 7/14/2005 No sunset Designation of the Secretary of the Commonwealth as the Officer charged with the duty of authenticating all official documents and records under provisions adopted by the 1961 Hague Convention

Rescinds EO 52 (81)
94 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 7/14/2005 No sunset Workplace Safety and Employee Health

Rescinds and replaces EO 52(1999)
91 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 7/14/2005 12/31/2010 Preserving Water Quality by Establishing Riparian Buffers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
90 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 7/14/2005 12/31/2010 Improving Stream Health and Water Quality by Restoring Streams throughout the Commonwealth
89 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 7/12/2005 No sunset Purchase, Assignment, and Use of State-owned Vehicles

Rescinds and replaces EO 20(02)
88 (2005) Warner, Mark R. 6/13/2005 6/30/2006 Extended to 6/30/2009 by Executive Order 26 (2006) A Continuation and Modification of the Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia due to the Significant Flooding and Wind Damage Caused by Hurricane Isabel

Extends Executive Order 56 (2003)
75(2004) Warner, Mark R. 6/22/2004 No sunset Managing the Commonwealths Real Estate Holdings
69 (2004) Warner, Mark R. 5/3/2004 No sunset Virginias Secure Commonwealth Initiative
67 (2004) Warner, Mark R. 4/20/2004 No sunset Creation of the Office of the Inspector General and Working Group on Budget Reform
56 (2003) Warner, Mark R. 9/16/2003 6/30/2004;EO 58(03) extended & expanded par. F for 30 days to 7/30/2004; EO 88(05) modified and extended that paragraph to 6/30/2006, but 56(03)s par. F is no longer operative.

EO 87(05) extended all but par. F to 6/30/07, and made retroactively effective for continuity.
Declaration of a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia Due to the Threat of Significant Flooding and Wind Damage Caused by Hurricane Isabel ◄ Extended through 6/30/2006 by Executive Order 88 (2005) and further extended through 6/30/2009 by Executive Order 26 (2006)

Extended through 6/30/2010 by EO 84 (2009)
44 (2003) Warner, Mark R. 3/26/2003 No sunset Supporting state employees who are called to active duty
41 (2003) Warner, Mark R. 1/27/2003 No sunset Rescinding and reissuing certain executive orders
34 (2002) Warner, Mark R. 9/9/2002 No sunset One Virginia, One future: Establishing the Governors Economic Development Strategic Planning Council
8 (2002) Warner, Mark R. 2/2/2002 2/6/2002; continued under EO 41 (03) with no sunset Establishing the Governors Advisory Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments
2 (2002) Warner, Mark R. 1/12/2002 No sunset Establishing the Economic Crisis Strike Force
88 (2001) Gilmore, James S. III 12/21/2001 No sunset Authority and Responsibility of the Governor's Secretaries and Other Senior Executive Branch Officials
Rescinds EO 31 (1994), EO 59 (1995) and EO 79 (1997)
73 (2001) Gilmore, James S. III 1/11/2001
(retroactive to 1/1/2001)
No sunset Expand the use of the Internet for the Commonwealths recruitment and position advertising
72 (2000) Gilmore, James S. III 10/20/2000 12/31/2010 Establishing the Virginia Wetlands Restoration Coordinating Committee
71 (2000) Gilmore, James S. III 8/23/2000 No sunset Commonwealth Commuter Choice: Commuter Assistance for State Employees Using Van Pools or Transit Facilities
61 (1999) Gilmore, James S. III 11/22/1999 No sunset Rescinding certain gubernatorial orders issued between 1985 and 1997. Rescinds EOs 62(85), 23(86), 36(91), 28(94), 76(1997)
58 (1999) Gilmore, James S. III 10/19/1999 No sunset Review of impact of regulation on executive policies on the families of Virginia
57 (1999) Gilmore, James S. III 10/1/1999 No sunset Authority and Responsibility under the Federal Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century. Rescinds EO 23(1994).
61 (1996) Allen, George 2/7/1996 No sunset Collection of fees on garnishments, support orders, and tax liens.
56 (1995) Allen, George 10/1919/95 No sunset Delegates authority to the Secretary of the Commonwealth, to approve use of the seals of the Commonwealth for commercial purposes.
52 (1995) Allen, George 8/2010/1995 No sunset Provides for secondary market disclosure, by the Virginia Department of the Treasury, for securities for which the Commonwealth is deemed obligated.
47 (1995) Allen, George 5/23/1995 No sunset Rescinding and reissuing certain executive orders. Rescinds EOs 13(71), 28(72), 47(76), 18(78), 54(81) and reissues Governor Tucks EO of 6/28/48.
None Tuck, William M. 48
Reissued by Eos 18(78) & 47(1995)
No sunset Establishing the year 1628 as the historical date of organization of the First Virginia Regiment.