Executive Order 15323: Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies on Thursday, December 24, 2009 [open pdf - 121KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13523: Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies on Thursday, December 24, 2009
"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."
Executive Order 15323; EO 15323
Federal Register: https://www.federalregister.gov/
Federal Register (December 16, 2009), v.74 no.240, p.66563