26 March 2020 – Signature gathering requirements of election code suspended

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Signiture Gathering
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: Utah
Lead People/Agency: Govenor Gary R. Herbert

Overview: Executive Order 2020-8 suspends certain provisions of the Utah election code regarding signature gathering.
Full details here: https://rules.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/Utah-Executive-Order-No.-2020-8.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation