31 USC Ch. 13: APPROPRIATIONS
From Title 31—MONEY AND FINANCESUBTITLE II—THE BUDGET PROCESS
131341. Limitations on expending and obligating amounts
(2) This subsection does not apply to a corporation getting amounts to make loans (except paid in capital amounts) without legal liability of the United States Government.
(b) An article to be used by an executive department in the District of Columbia that could be bought out of an appropriation made to a regular contingent fund of the department may not be bought out of another amount available for obligation.
(C) the term "employee" includes an officer; and
(D) the term "excepted employee" means an excepted employee or an employee performing emergency work, as such terms are defined by the Office of Personnel Management or the appropriate District of Columbia public employer, as applicable.
(2) Each employee of the United States Government or of a District of Columbia public employer furloughed as a result of a covered lapse in appropriations shall be paid for the period of the lapse in appropriations, and each excepted employee who is required to perform work during a covered lapse in appropriations shall be paid for such work, at the employee's standard rate of pay, at the earliest date possible after the lapse in appropriations ends, regardless of scheduled pay dates, and subject to the enactment of appropriations Acts ending the lapse.
(3) During a covered lapse in appropriations, each excepted employee who is required to perform work shall be entitled to use leave under chapter 63 of title 5, or any other applicable law governing the use of leave by the excepted employee, for which compensation shall be paid at the earliest date possible after the lapse in appropriations ends, regardless of scheduled pay dates.
Att 4- DCPAS Furlough Implementation Guidance (Dec 2017).pdf
Att 3- Shut down Furlough FAQ's (Mar 2018).pdf
Att 2- 2021 Sample Exempt or Excepted Furlough Notice.pdf
Att 1- 2021 Sample NG Employee Furlough Notice.pdf