EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13343
Effective Date: June 08, 2004

Responsible Office: Office of Human Resources and Education
Subject: Providing for the Closing of Government Departments and Agencies on June 11, 2004

 Providing for the Closing of Government 
                Departments and Agencies on June 11, 2004

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and laws of the United States of America, 
                it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. All executive departments, independent 
                establishments, and other governmental agencies shall 
                be closed on June 11, 2004, as a mark of respect for 
                Ronald Reagan, the fortieth President of the United 
                States. That day 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. 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, the Department of Justice, the 
                Department of Homeland Security, 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 
                essential public business.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    June 6, 2004.

		

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