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Posted on 12/21/2012 11:33:01 AM PST by BruceS
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CLOSING OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012
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 branch departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees excused from duty on Monday, December 24, 2012, the day before Christmas Day, except as provided in section 2 of this order.
Sec. 2. The heads of executive branch 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, 2012, for reasons of national security, defense, or other public need.
Sec. 3. Monday, December 24, 2012, 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.
(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.
Does this free day off apply to any military ?
Son of a Beach, I have to work!
Without pay, right?
If they want the day off, they should have to use their own vacation. Wonder if he will give them NY Eve off too.
And, of course, you were just as riled up when other presidents, other Republican Presidents, have done this in the past?
Party like there’s no tomorrow.
Yes. And I work for the Department of Defense.
If it happened, than I’m sure we were. If you can prove otherwise, please do so.
So let it be written. So let it be done.
Kwanzaa off too?
Gotta work,gonna get those truck drivers home for Christmas.
Civil servant or contractor?
Call out the Dems.
Get Wall Street on their backs.
President George W. Bush twice (2001 and 2007) gave feds the day off (Monday) when Christmas fell on Tuesday.
The Fed employees get two days to celebrate what?
Hate to tell ya Bush did it twice.