Executive Order 12910

Executive Order 12910 of April 23, 1994

Providing for the Closing of Government Departments and Agencies on April 27, 1994


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 departments, independent establishments, and other governmental agencies, including their field services, shall be closed on April 27, 1994, as a mark of respect for Richard Milhous Nixon, the thirty-seventh President of the United States. That day shall be considered as falling within the scope of 5 U.S.C. 6103(b), and of all statutes so far as they relate to the compensation and leave of employees of the United States.

Sec. 2.The first sentence of section 1 of this order shall not apply to those offices and installations, or parts thereof, in the Department of State, the Department of Defense, or other departments, independent establishments, and governmental agencies that the heads thereof determine should remain open for reasons of national security or defense or other public reasons.


Signature of William J. Clinton
William J. Clinton
The White House,
April 23, 1994.
[FR Doc. 94-10249 Filed 4-25-94; 11:21 am]
Billing code 3195-01-P

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