June 3, 2020, Governor Abbott filed Phase III of Reopen Texas.

Effective Immediately:

  • Businesses may expand occupancy from 25% to 50%.
  • Services such as salons have no capacity limits, however work- stations must be six feet apart.
  • Religious services, local government operations, child-care services, youth camps, or recreational sports programs also have no capacity limits.
  • Bars may increase capacity to 50% provided patrons are seated.
  • Restaurants may seat a maximum of 10 per table, up from 6.
  • “Essential businesses” have no capacity limits. “Essential” is determined by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Beginning June 12, 2020:

  • Restaurants may expand their occupancy levels to 75%.
  • Businesses in counties reporting less than 10 active COVID-19 cases may expand their occupancy limits from 50% to 75%.

See full details about Governor Abbott’s executive order here.