Federal Government Lapse in Appropriations

Information about the government shutdown and specific agencies affected.

  • Information about the government shutdown and specific agencies affected.

    Shutdown update 1/17/19
    Resources for furloughed federal employees:

    OPM GUIDANCE

    * OPM Pay and Leave Furlough Guidance:

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/#url=Overview

    * OPM fact sheet: Pay and Benefits Information for Employees Affected by the Lapse in Appropriations:

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/fact-sheet-pay-and-benefits-information-for-employees-affected-by-the-lapse-in-appropriations.pdf

    They have also issued this week a memorandum regarding restoration of
    annual leave for employees affected by the lapse in appropriations:

    https://chcoc.gov/content/restoration-annual-leave-employees-affected-lapse-appropriations
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    WHITE HOUSE:
    On January 17, 2019, the President signed a bill into law ensuring back pay for all feds affected during the shutdown:

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/bill-announcement-19/

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    UNEMPLOYMENT

    Furloughed Federal workers stationed in Hawaii may apply for Unemployment Benefits

    Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund: offers loans to federal employees, https://feea.org/

    * FEEA has put together some articles and resources at a national level: http://feea.org/shutdown/
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    TSP:

    * Effect of Nonpay Status on Your TSP Account: https://www.tsp.gov/PDF/formspubs/oc95-4.pdf

    * TSP Withdrawal and Loans During a Government Shutdown: http://tsp-withdrawal.com/tsp-withdrawal-government-shutdown/
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    There have been several requests for a list of agencies which are shut down due to the current lapse in appropriations. As it is far easier to produce, presented below is a list of agencies which are funded and, therefore, are not experiencing a lapse in appropriations. These are the agencies identified as having appropriations provided via either Pub.L.115-244 or Pub.L.115-245:

    Agencies funded during partial shutdown

    Agencies Include:

    Commerce

    EPA

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    General Services Administration

    Homeland Security

    Interior

    Justice

    Merit Systems Protection Board

    NASA

    Office of Personnel Management

    Peace Corps

    State

    Transportation

    Treasury

    USDA

    USGS

     

     

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