Governor DeSantis has issued executive order granting clemency to those who violated COVID-19 restrictions

Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 11:51 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order granting clemency to people who violated COVID-19 restrictions.

The order signed today eliminates charges and sentences for all non-violent offenses that violated “local” government orders.

It includes people and businesses that did not follow mask mandates and social distancing requirements.

There will be no clemency granted for violations of state law or executive orders.

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