Governor Hutchinson ordered a mask mandate to be effective Monday, July 20, 2020.
Has enforcement impact of:
Upon conviction, could bring fine of $100 to $500 for violation
1st time verbal warning
Under 18 YO is verbal or written warning
No LEO will arrest or detain for violating this order
Will allow LEOs to enforce trespassing laws if they have to remove violators at the request of business or property owners
Order automatically expires upon termination of emergency.
You may view the press conference from July 16, 2020 here.