Governor Whitmer Extends Executive Order Until May 28th
Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-69 on Thursday, April 30th, 2020, which extends her previous order that temporarily closed certain places of public accommodations in Michigan. The order again includes theaters, bars, casinos, and more. Also, just like the previous Executive Order, in order to maintain social distancing, the order also limits restaurants to carry-out and delivery orders.
Below are some of the details of Executive Order 2020-69:
1. Effective immediately and continuing until May 28, 2020 at 11:59 pm, the following places of public accommodation are closed to ingress, egress, use, and occupancy by members of the public:
(a) Restaurants, food courts, cafes, coffeehouses, and other places of public accommodation offering food or beverage for on-premises consumption;
(b) Bars, taverns, brew pubs, breweries, microbreweries, distilleries, wineries, tasting rooms, special licensees, clubs, and other places of public accommodation offering alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption;
(c) Hookah bars, cigar bars, and vaping lounges offering their products for on premises consumption;
(d) Theaters, cinemas, and indoor and outdoor performance venues;
(e) Libraries and museums;
(f) Gymnasiums, fitness centers, recreation centers, indoor sports facilities, indoor exercise facilities, exercise studios, and facilities offering non-essential personal care services;
(g) Casinos licensed by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, racetracks licensed by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, and Millionaire Parties licensed by the Michigan Gaming Control Board; and
(h) Places of public amusement not otherwise listed above.