Executive Order 12577 --
Closing of Government Departments and Agencies on Friday, December 26,
December 22, 1986
the authority vested in me as President of the United States of
America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. All Executive departments and agencies
shall be closed and their employees excused from duty on Friday,
December 26, 1986, the day following Christmas Day, except as provided in
Section 2 below.
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 26, 1986, for reasons of
national security or defense or for other public reasons.
December 26, 1986, shall be considered as falling within the scope of
Executive Order No. 11582 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.
December 22, 1986.
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