Presidential Papers, December 2009

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Author: Barack H. Obama

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Executive Order 13523—Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies on Thursday, December 24, 2009
December 11, 2009

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 for the last half of the scheduled workday on Thursday, December 24, 2009, 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 remain on duty for the full scheduled workday on December 24, 2009, for reasons of national security, defense, or other public need.

Sec. 3. Thursday, December 24, 2009, 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. 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.

BARACK OBAMA

The White House,

December 11, 2009.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 8:45 a.m., December 15, 2009]

NOTE: This Executive order was published in the Federal Register on December 16.

Categories: Executive Orders : Government departments and agencies :: Half-day closure on December 24.

Subjects: Government organization and employees : Federal departments and agencies, half-day closing on December 24.

DCPD Number: DCPD200900988.

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Chicago: Barack H. Obama, "Executive Order 13523—Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies on Thursday, December 24, 2009 December 11, 2009," Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for December 2009] in Barack H. Obama, United States. Executive Office of the President, Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for December 2009] (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009) (Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009), Original Sources, accessed October 13, 2019, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=1MCSED2TGF1EPH5.

MLA: Obama, Barack H. "Executive Order 13523—Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies on Thursday, December 24, 2009 December 11, 2009." Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for December 2009], in Barack H. Obama, United States. Executive Office of the President, Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for December 2009] (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009), Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009, Original Sources. 13 Oct. 2019. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=1MCSED2TGF1EPH5.

Harvard: Obama, BH, 'Executive Order 13523—Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies on Thursday, December 24, 2009 December 11, 2009' in Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for December 2009]. cited in 2009, Barack H. Obama, United States. Executive Office of the President, Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for December 2009] (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009), U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 13 October 2019, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=1MCSED2TGF1EPH5.