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No, this isn’t a bill floating through the halls of Congress. “Restaurants Act” is a website launched by the National Restaurant Association, which provides critical information for restaurants, employees, customers, and industry partners.

In addition to the latest resources on COVID-19 restaurant and employee recovery programs, offers a brand new, industry-first interactive map of each state, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This map links to state-by-state information, tools, and updates covering state laws and regulations regarding closures. For foodies, it also provides information on re-openings. Here’s the link to New York State.

Since the COVID-19 crisis began, the Association has coordinated more than 400,000 emails to Congress from restaurants, employees, consumers, and industry supporters — all speaking out about the need for swift and strong federal relief and recovery programs.