Continuity of Government: Current Federal Arrangements and the Future

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Continuity of government refers to the continued functioning of constitutional government under all circumstances. Arrangements for the continued operation of the federal government in the event of a national emergency or catastrophe are specified in law, policy, and plans, some of which are not public information, given their sensitive, contingent status. This report reviews the public record concerning federal continuity of government arrangements.

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Relyea, Harold C. November 7, 2003.

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Continuity of government refers to the continued functioning of constitutional government under all circumstances. Arrangements for the continued operation of the federal government in the event of a national emergency or catastrophe are specified in law, policy, and plans, some of which are not public information, given their sensitive, contingent status. This report reviews the public record concerning federal continuity of government arrangements.

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  • November 7, 2003

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Relyea, Harold C. Continuity of Government: Current Federal Arrangements and the Future, report, November 7, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4966/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.