CRS Report on Government Continuity in Times of National Emergency

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on December 18, 2003

Via Secrecy News, this link to an important recent CRS report, Continuity of Government, Current Federal Arrangements and the Future. From the Summary:

  • “Continuity of government refers to the continued functioning of constutitional 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, contigent status. This report reviews the public record concerning federal continuity of government arrangements.”
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