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Stay Safe Order Amended (Executive Order 2020-160)

On July 29, Governor issued Executive Order 2020-160, an amended Stay Safe Order, which requires indoor gatherings be limited to 10 people or less statewide and limits outdoor gatherings to 100 for most regions, but the outdoor gathering limits will remain at 250 in Regions 6 and 8.

Bars must close for indoor service if they earn more than 70 percent of their gross receipts from sales of alcoholic beverages beginning on July 31, 2020. Lastly, this order allows the three Detroit casinos to open on August 5, but their occupancy will be limited to 15 percent capacity.

Additionally, on July 30, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order reinforcing Executive Orders 2020-160 and 2020-161 (Specific to casinos) and allowing for civil fines of up to $1,000 and referral to licensing agencies for violations.

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