WHEREAS, Executive Order 22-02 was issued on February 1, 2022, declaring a State of Emergency due to the forecast severe winter storm systems associated with snow, freezing rain, sleet, ice, and low temperatures, impacting communities throughout the State of Missouri; and
WHEREAS, under Executive Order 22-02, an invocation of the provisions of Sections 44.100 and 44.110, RSMo, was required to ensure the safety and welfare of the people of Missouri and to activate the State Emergency Operations Plan; and
WHEREAS, under Executive Order 22-02, pursuant to Sections 41.480 and 41.690, RSMo, the Missouri National Guard was called into active service to take action and employ equipment as may be necessary in support of civilian authorities; and
WHEREAS, the soldiers of the Missouri National Guard were released from active service on February 6, 2022.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL L. PARSON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the State of Missouri, including Chapter 44, RSMo, do hereby terminate Executive Order 22-02, including the State of Emergency and the activation of the Missouri National Guard established therein.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 7th day of February, 2022.
[Michael L. Parson's signature]
MICHAEL L. PARSON
[Jay Ashcroft's signature]
JOHN R. ASHCROFT
SECRETARY OF STATE