What New Statewide and Local Restrictions Mean for Texas Businesses

June 30, 2020 | Podcasts



As companies of all types and sizes continue to deal with the potential legal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for their businesses, Jackson Walker provides insights and resources on the COVID-19 Legal Resources & Insights site.

With the recent spike in COVID-19 infection rates and increases in hospital occupancy across Texas, Governor Greg Abbott and local officials issued a number of restrictions on businesses and citizens in an attempt to slow the spread. Jackson Walker attorneys Brad Nitschke and Amanda Crouch give an update on a few of the critical issues affecting Texas citizens and businesses, including Governor Abbott’s order, GA-28, which placed the following restrictions:

  1. Ban on outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people, with certain exemptions, like religious gatherings.
  2. Bans individuals from visiting bars or other TABC licensed “similar establishments.”
  3. Bans commercial rafting or river-tubing.
  4. As of June 29th, restaurant capacity is limited to no more than 50%.

A number of local restrictions are in effect, as well. For more information about those restrictions, go to JW.com/Coronavirus.

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The music is by Eve Searls.

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Please note: This article and any resources presented on the JW Coronavirus Insights & Resources site are for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal or medical advice, and are not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. The laws of other states and nations may be entirely different from what is described. Your use of these materials does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Jackson Walker. The facts and results of each case will vary, and no particular result can be guaranteed.


In This Story

Amanda N. Crouch
Associate, San Antonio

Brad Nitschke
Partner, Dallas

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