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Federal Funding Hiatus Contingency Plan

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During a federal funding hiatus, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must be able to cease its government operations in an orderly fashion. Certain functions and activities that will be permitted to continue are “exempt” from work restrictions specified in the Anti-Deficiency Act.  The Department has developed the procedures outlined in this contingency plan that all DHS components must adhere to in the case of a funding hiatus.

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