Maryland Governor mandates the closure of all nonessential businesses effective as of March 23, 2020, at 5 p.m.

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:53

On March 23, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan mandated the closure of all nonessential businesses by executive order effective as of March 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. A person who knowingly or willfully violates the order may be subject to imprisonment of up to one year or a fine of up to $5,000, or both. As with the governor’s prior executive orders prohibiting large gatherings and directing business closures in response to COVID-19, the March 23 order suspends any statute, rule, or regulation of a state agency or political subdivision that is inconsistent with the order.Read more>> https://www.pillsburylaw.com/en/news-and-insights/maryland-covid-19-nonessential.html