Executive Order 08.15.2020.01- This order does not issue a statewide mask mandate and restricts local governments from issuing mask mandates on private property unless certain requirements are met.
Local governments will now be permitted to require individuals to wear masks on public property. Under the order, fines are limited to $50 and a warning must be given before a citation is issued. Non profits and businesses are exempt from fines.
This executive order extends the shelter in place order for the medically fragile, continues the ban on large gatherings, and maintains health and safety protocols for Georgia businesses.