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Continuation of Agency Activities During a Lapse in Both Authorization and Appropriation

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During a lapse in both an agency’s authorization and its appropriation, activities may continue only to the extent they were authorized prior to the enactment of any specific lapsed authorization, and only to the extent they fit within the “emergency” exception to the Antideficiency Act.

Updated July 9, 2014