New York Mask Mandate Struck Down by Judge

1/25/2022 11:30:00 AM

Nassau County court says state health commissioner didn’t have authority to require face coverings in indoor settings in December.

Covid, State Politics

A Long Island judge struck down New York state’s indoor mask mandate Monday, saying health officials needed approval from the legislature

Nassau County court says state health commissioner didn’t have authority to require face coverings in indoor settings in December.

Updated Jan. 24, 2022 9:56 pm ETA Long Island judge struck down New York state’s indoor mask mandate Monday, saying health officials needed approval from the legislature for a December rule requiring face coverings in schools, transit hubs and other indoor settings.

State Supreme Court Justice Thomas Rademaker ruled in Nassau County that Health Commissioner Mary Bassett didn’t have the authority to issue an emergency regulation last year requiring masks in indoor settings. Dr. Bassett’s masking rules were issued after Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency amid rising Covid-19 infections on Nov. 26.

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jimmy.due to expire , ruling the governor overstepped her authority in imposing a rule that needed to have been passed by the state legislature.(CNN)A state supreme court judge struck down New York state's mask mandate Monday, ruling that the governor and NY State Department of Health did not have the authority to enact such a mandate without approval from the State Legislature.Democratic Gov.

vielkind@wsj.com Updated Jan. It was latest setback for executive branch officials at state and federal levels. 24, 2022 9:56 pm ET A Long Island judge struck down New York state’s indoor mask mandate Monday, saying health officials needed approval from the legislature for a December rule requiring face coverings in schools, transit hubs and other indoor settings. In December, amid rising Covid-19 cases, New York Gov. State Supreme Court Justice Thomas Rademaker ruled in Nassau County that Health Commissioner Mary Bassett didn’t have the authority to issue an emergency regulation last year requiring masks in indoor settings.S. Dr.

Bassett’s masking rules were issued after Gov. A judge in Texas last week ruled that Biden could not require federal employees to be vaccinated. Mary Bassett issued a determination solidifying the requirement. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency amid rising Covid-19 infections on Nov. 26." "My responsibility as Governor is to protect New Yorkers throughout this public health crisis, and these measures help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and save lives," Hochul said. To Read the Full Story . Masks and Omicron Q&A: What kind of mask should you wear and for how long? An expert explainsRead More"While the intentions of Commissioner Bassett and Governor Hochul appear to be well aimed squarely at doing what they believe is the right to protect the citizens of New York State, they must take their case to the State Legislature," Rademaker wrote.