The information got here instantly from the State Governor through a tweet (under) final weekend. In the tweet, Governor Cuomo said that the EO will permit New Yorkers to acquire a wedding license remotely and also will permit clerks to carry out marriage ceremony ceremonies through video convention.
NEW: I’m issuing an Executive Order permitting New Yorkers to acquire a wedding license remotely and permitting clerks to carry out ceremonies through video convention.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) April 18, 2020
Now, the order from the Governor may carry some pleasure to the New York lovebirds who had been to marry one another this summer time, however couldn’t, as nearly all the marriage bureaus are closed as a result of pandemic. So, New Yorkers can now acquire their marriage ceremony licenses on-line and get married over any video conferencing app.
According to the Verge, the Governor personally named Zoom as a most popular video conferencing app. He mentioned this whereas talking of the brand new order: “There is now no excuse when the question comes up for marriage… You can do it by Zoom. Yes or no?”
Yes, they’ll absolutely do it, nevertheless, we’re kinda sceptical concerning the Governor’s private suggestion of the video conferencing software, given the variety of controversies surrounding Zoom.
Nonetheless, this new EO issued by Governor Cuomo brings a ray of sunshine amidst these darkish occasions within the state of New York.