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Posted on: June 26, 2020

GOVERNOR ABBOTT ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REDUCING RESTAURANT CAPACITY, CLOSING BARS

Today Governor Greg Abbott issued a new executive order to contain the growing spread of COVID-19 in Texas. The order includes the following:

• All bars and similar establishments that receive more than 51% of their gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages are required to close at 12:00 PM today. These businesses may remain open for delivery and take-out, including for alcoholic beverages, as authorized by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

• Restaurants may remain open for dine-in service, but at a capacity not to exceed 50% of total listed indoor occupancy, beginning Monday, June 29, 2020.

• Rafting and tubing businesses must close.

• Outdoor gatherings of 100 or more people must be approved by local governments, with certain exceptions.

View the full order here: https://gov.texas.gov/…/EO-GA-28_targeted_response_to_reope…

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