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Government Shutdown: Operations of the Department of Defense During a Lapse in Appropriations [October 7, 2013]   [open pdf - 461KB]

"Because Congress did not provide any FY2014 funding for DOD by October 1, 2013, the beginning of the new fiscal year, DOD, like other agencies, is now subject to a lapse in appropriations during which agencies are generally required to shut down. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), however, has identified a number of exceptions to the requirement that agencies cease operations, including a blanket exception for activities that 'provide for the national security.' On September 25, 2013, DOD issued guidance and its contingency plan identifying the types of activities that would continue in the event of a shutdown. As a result, during the lapse in appropriations, some DOD personnel would be 'excepted' from furloughs, including all uniformed military personnel, while others would be furloughed and, thus, not be permitted to work."

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CRS Report for Congress, R41745
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2013-10-07
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