Providing for the Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on December 24, 2019

Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 245 (Friday, December 20, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 245 (Friday, December 20, 2019)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 69983-69984]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-27678]
 Presidential Documents
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2019 /
Presidential Documents
Title 3--
The President
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 Executive Order 13900 of December 17, 2019

Providing for the Closing of Executive
 Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on
 December 24, 2019
 By the authority vested in me as President by the
 Constitution and the laws of the United States of
 America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
 Section 1. All executive departments and agencies of
 the Federal Government shall be closed and their
 employees excused from duty on Tuesday, December 24,
 2019, the day before Christmas Day.
 Sec. 2. The heads of executive departments and agencies
 may determine that certain offices and installations of
 their organizations, or parts thereof, must remain open
 and that certain employees must report for duty on
 December 24, 2019, for reasons of national security,
 defense, or other public need.
 Sec. 3. December 24, 2019, shall be considered as
 falling within the scope of Executive Order 11582 of
 February 11, 1971, and of 5 U.S.C. 5546 and 6103(b) and
 other similar statutes insofar as they relate to the
 pay and leave of employees of the United States.
 Sec. 4. The Director of the Office of Personnel
 Management shall take such actions as may be necessary
 to implement this order.
 Sec. 5. General Provisions. (a) This order shall be
 implemented consistent with applicable law and subject
 to the availability of appropriations.
 (b) Nothing in this order shall be construed to
 impair or otherwise affect:
(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or
the head thereof; or
(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.
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 (c) This order is not intended to, and does not,
 create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural,
 enforceable at law or in equity by any party against
 the United States, its departments, agencies, or
 entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any
 other person.

 (Presidential Sig.)
 December 17, 2019.
[FR Doc. 2019-27678
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