Mandates ARE laws…

I've seen some people online saying variations on “[COVID-19 quarantine] mandates aren't laws! know your rights! [state] legislature didn't sign off on this!” However, these people are usually incorrect. I'll be compiling examples in this post, more to come if I feel like it, starting out with representative examples from each quadrant of the U.S.: AL Code § 22-2-2 (6) [archived] CA HSC § 120130 (c) and (d), and …