5 CFR 733.105 - Permitted political activities

§ 733.105 Permitted political activities—employees who reside in designated localities and are employed in certain agencies and positions.
(a) This section applies to employees who reside in designated localities and are employed in the following agencies or positions:
(1) Federal Election Commission;
(2) Federal Bureau of Investigation;
(3) United States Secret Service;
(4) Central Intelligence Agency;
(5) National Security Council;
(6) National Security Agency;
(7) Defense Intelligence Agency;
(8) Merit Systems Protection Board;
(9) United States Office of Special Counsel;
(10) Office of Criminal Investigation of the Internal Revenue Service;
(11) Office of Investigative Programs of the United States Customs Service;
(12) Office of Law Enforcement of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms;
(13) National Imagery and Mapping Agency;
(14) Career Appointees in the Senior Executive Service;
(15) Administrative Law Judges; and
(16) Contract appeals board members described in 5 U.S.C. 5372a.
(b) This section does not apply to individuals who have been appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, even though they are employed in the agencies and positions described in paragraph (a) of this section.
(c) Employees who are covered under this section and who reside in a municipality or political subdivision designated by OPM under § 733.107 may:
(1) Run as independent candidates for election to partisan political office in elections for local office in the municipality or political subdivision;
(2) Solicit, accept, or receive a political contribution as, or on behalf of, an independent candidate for partisan political office in elections for local office in the municipality or political subdivision;
(3) Solicit, accept, or receive uncompensated volunteer services as, or on behalf of, an independent candidate for partisan political office in elections for office in the municipality or subdivision; and
(4) Take an active part in other political activities associated with elections for local partisan political office and in managing the campaigns of candidates for election to local partisan political office in the municipality or political subdivision, but only as an independent candidate or on behalf of, or in opposition to, an independent candidate.

Title 5 published on 2014-01-01

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