[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 76339-76340]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31225]

                        Presidential Documents 

Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / 
Presidential Documents


Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13633 of December 21, 2012

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.

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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.)

                 THE WHITE HOUSE,

                     Washington, December 21, 2012.

[FR Doc. 2012-31225
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