Definitions for "State of emergency"
a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions A federal emergency declaration allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to
a legal fiction and what we have is an undeclared Martial law circumventing the Constitutional safeguards such as Congressional concurrence
A declaration made by the Chief Elected Official of a State, County or City government which entails a heightened level of activation and mobilization of staff to protect property and lives.
a special measure designed to ensure the health and safety of the public and protection of property