5 CFR 734.102 - Jurisdiction.

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§ 734.102 Jurisdiction.
(a) The United States Office of Special Counsel has exclusive authority to investigate allegations of political activity prohibited by the Hatch Act Reform Amendments of 1993, as implemented by 5 CFR part 734, prosecute alleged violations before the United States Merit Systems Protection Board, and render advisory opinions concerning the applicability of 5 CFR part 734 to the political activity of Federal employees and employees of the District of Columbia government. (5 U.S.C. 1212 and 1216. Advice concerning the Hatch Act Reform Amendments may be requested from the Office of Special Counsel:
(1) By letter addressed to the Office of Special Counsel at 1730 M Street NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, or
(2) By telephone on (202) 653-7188, or (1-800) 854-2824.
(b) The Merit Systems Protection Board has exclusive authority to determine whether a violation of the Hatch Act Reform Amendments of 1993, as implemented by 5 CFR part 734, has occurred and to impose a minimum penalty of suspension for 30 days and a maximum penalty of removal for violation of the political activity restrictions regulated by this part. (5 U.S.C. 1204 and 7326).
(c) The Office of Personnel Management is authorized to issue regulations describing the political activities which are permitted and prohibited under the Hatch Act Reform Amendments of 1993. (5 U.S.C. 1103, 1104, 7325; Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978, 92 Stat. 3783, 3 CFR 1978 Comp. p. 323; and E.O. 12107, 3 CFR 1978 Comp. p. 264.)
[59 FR 48769, Sept. 23, 1994, as amended at 61 FR 35100, July 5, 1996]

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  • 2014-05-05; vol. 79 # 86 - Monday, May 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 25483 - Political Activity—State or Local Officers or Employees; Federal Employees Residing in Designated Localities; Federal Employees
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      OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective June 4, 2014.
      5 CFR Parts 151, 733, and 734

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Executive Order ... 12107

Title 5 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR 734 after this date.

  • 2014-05-05; vol. 79 # 86 - Monday, May 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 25483 - Political Activity—State or Local Officers or Employees; Federal Employees Residing in Designated Localities; Federal Employees
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective June 4, 2014.
      5 CFR Parts 151, 733, and 734