Federal Government Shut Down

In the absence of enacted appropriations for federal fiscal year 2013-14, on October 1, 2013, the federal government shut down. On October 17, 2013, federal agencies reopened following passage of legislation funding government operations through January 15, 2014. The information presented below outlines the impacts of the shutdown on state agency operations and was compiled prior to October 17. This webpage will be updated and revised in the future if necessary.

Federal Guidance:
Federal Agency Planning Guidance
Shutdown Notice
Federal Agency Contingency Plans
Directive to Reopen Federal Agencies
Secretary Barnes' Letters to State Agencies:
September 24, 2013 (Federal Shutdown Contingency Planning)
October 1, 2013 (Federal Shutdown Guidance - Positions, Federal Grants and Contracts)
Connecticut State Agency Plans:
Agency Plan
Administrative Services, Department of DASPlan
Aging, State Department on SDAPlan
Agricultural Experiment Station AESPlan
Agriculture, Department of DAGPlan
Attorney General OAGPlan
Banking, Department of DOBPlan
Board of Regents for Higher Education BORPlan
Children and Families, Department of DCFPlan
Consumer Protection, Department of DCPPlan
Correction, Department of DOCPlan
Council on Environmental Quality CEQPlan
Criminal Justice, Division of DCJPlan
Developmental Services, Department of DDSPlan
Early Childhood, Office of OECPlan
Economic and Community Development, Department of ECDPlan
Education, Department of SDEPlan
Emergency Services and Public Protection, Department of DPSPlan
Energy and Environmental Protection, Department of DEPPlan
Governmental Accountability, Office of OGAPlan
Healthcare Advocate, Office of the MCOPlan
Higher Education, Office of DHEPlan
Housing, Department of DOHPlan
Insurance Department DOIPlan
Judicial Department JUDPlan
Labor Department DOLPlan
Lottery CTLotteryPlan
Mental Health and Addiction Services, Department of MHAPlan
Military Department MILPlan
Motor Vehicles, Department of DMVPlan
Policy and Management, Office of OPMPlan
Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Office of OPAPlan
Public Defender Services Commission PDSPlan
Public Health, Department of DPHPlan
Rehabilitation Services, Department of SDRPlan
Revenue Services, Department of DRSPlan
Secretary of the State SOSPlan
Social Services, Department of DSSPlan
DSS by Account
State Comptroller OSCPlan
Transportation, Department of DOTPlan
University of Connecticut UOCPlan
University of Connecticut Health Center UHCPlan
Veterans' Affairs, Department of DVAPlan
Workers' Compensation Commission WCCPlan