Table 9.35

Governor’s Authority to Issue Emergency Declaration, National Special Security Events (NSSE), Mandatory Evacuations


  Governor has authority to issue
emergency declaration
 
FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
For an impending
event
In advance of
NSSE
Governor has codified authority to issue
mandatory evacuation
01Alabama
02Alaska
04Arizona
05Arkansas
06California
08Colorado
09Connecticut
10Delaware
12Florida
13Georgia
15Hawaii
16Idaho
17Illinois
18Indiana
19Iowa
20Kansas
21Kentucky
22Louisiana
23Maine
24Maryland
25Massachusetts
26Michigan
27Minnesota
28Mississippi
29Missouri
30Montana
31Nebraska
32Nevada
33New Hampshire
34New Jersey
35New Mexico
36New York
37North Carolina
39Ohio
40Oklahoma
41Oregon
42Pennsylvania
44Rhode Island
45South Carolina
46South Dakota
47Tennessee
48Texas
49Utah
50Vermont
51Virginia
53Washington
54West Virginia
55Wisconsin
56Wyoming
11Dist. of Columbia

Source:

National Emergency Management Association, 2022 Biennial Report.

Key:

✓ – Yes
✕ – No