5 CFR 734.203 - Participation in nonpartisan activities.

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§ 734.203 Participation in nonpartisan activities.
An employee may:
(a) Express his or her opinion privately and publicly on political subjects;
(b) Be politically active in connection with a question which is not specifically identified with a political party, such as a constitutional amendment, referendum, approval of a municipal ordinance or any other question or issue of a similar character;
(c) Participate in the nonpartisan activities of a civic, community, social, labor, or professional organization, or of a similar organization; and
(d) Participate fully in public affairs, except as prohibited by other Federal law, in a manner which does not compromise his or her efficiency or integrity as an employee or the neutrality, efficiency, or integrity of the agency or instrumentality of the United States Government or the District of Columbia Government in which he or she is employed.
Example 1:
An employee may participate, including holding office, in any nonpartisan group. Such participation may include fundraising as long as the fundraising is not in any way connected with any partisan political issue, group, or candidate, and as long as the fundraising complies with part 2635 of this title as well as any other directives that may apply, e.g., the Federal Property Management Regulations in 41 CFR chapter 101.
Example 2:
An employee, individually or collectively with other employees, may petition or provide information to Congress as provided in 5 U.S.C. 7211.
[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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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