Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, for example, has called for the authority to issue a local stay-at-home order. GA-29 (7/2/2020) [PDF] ... local law enforcement and other local officials are responsible for enforcement of the statewide mask order. October 28, 2020, 1:29 PM. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo officially announced that she will require county residents to wear masks or face-covering in public in a joint news conference with … At this time, there is no expiration date. In many places you can call 3-1-1 or the police non-emergency line to make a report, but check your city or county's website to be sure. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has issued an order mandating that businesses in the county must require customers wear masks to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announces an order mandating businesses require masks from all customers and employees, on Friday, June 19, 2020. Like Harris County's, a business that fails to comply will be fined. ... Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins said he applauded the court ruling but expected it … A Cameron County early voting clerk sanitizes each voting booth Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, before the daily opening of an early voting polling location in Brownsville, Texas. A Houston-area doctor who is also a conservative political activist is suing to block Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo's recent order requiring residents over 10 years old to wear face masks in … Sunday, October 18, 2020 | The order … Whereas, on March 19, 2020, the Harris County Judge issued the first Order requiring that any person entering a building owned, occupied, or operated by Harris County may be screened for symptoms consistent with COVID-19; and Whereas, on March 24, 2020, the Harris County Commissioners Court extended the Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has extended the county's face mask order. The order comes after county Judge KP George said 78% of people who voted in an online poll were in favor of the mask order. Texas Governor's Executive Order No. Share This: ... but Pulliam said enforcing a mask order would not be disruptive. The mask order, in parallel with the orders for all of Harris and Fort Bend counties which each include parts of the City of Pearland, states that all commercial businesses in the City of Pearland that offer goods or services to the public must implement a policy requiring all employees and visitors over the age of 10 to wear a face covering. October 28, 2020, 6:12 PM ... but Pulliam said enforcing a mask order would not be disruptive.