Governor’s Exec. Order #196 Limits Size of Gatherings

Posted on November 18, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy has issued Executive Order #196 which restricts the size of both outdoor and indoor gatherings, effective immediately.  It also sets new restrictions on athletic practices and competitions.  To provide an excerpt:

The number of individuals at indoor gatherings that are
not religious services or celebrations, political activities, wedding
ceremonies, funerals, or memorial services shall be limited to 10
persons. The number of individuals at indoor gatherings that are
religious services or celebrations, political activities, wedding
ceremonies, funerals, or memorial services shall be limited to 25
percent of the capacity of the room in which it takes place, but
regardless of the capacity of the room, such limit shall never be
larger than 150 persons or smaller than 10 persons. For purposes of
this Paragraph, any private residence or residential unit shall be
treated as a single “room”. Legislative proceedings of state, county,
or local government, including local Boards of Education, and state
and local judicial proceedings are not subject to the capacity limits
on gatherings in this or any other applicable Executive Order.

Please read the full order:

Executive Order No. 196 Indoor Outdoor Restrictions_