5 U.S. Code § 7325 - Political activity permitted; employees residing in certain municipalities

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The Office of Personnel Management may prescribe regulations permitting employees, without regard to the prohibitions in paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 7323 (a) and paragraph (2) of section 7323 (b) of this title, to take an active part in political management and political campaigns involving the municipality or other political subdivision in which they reside, to the extent the Office considers it to be in their domestic interest, when—
(1) the municipality or political subdivision is—
(A) the District of Columbia;
(B) in Maryland or Virginia and in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia; or
(C) a municipality in which the majority of voters are employed by the Government of the United States; and
(2) the Office determines that because of special or unusual circumstances which exist in the municipality or political subdivision it is in the domestic interest of the employees and individuals to permit that political participation.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 103–94, § 2(a),Oct. 6, 1993, 107 Stat. 1004; amended Pub. L. 104–93, title III, § 308,Jan. 6, 1996, 109 Stat. 966; Pub. L. 112–230, § 3(f),Dec. 28, 2012, 126 Stat. 1617.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 7325,Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 526; Pub. L. 96–54, § 2(a)(44),Aug. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 384, related to penalties, prior to the general revision of this subchapter by Pub. L. 103–94.
Amendments

2012—Par. (1). Pub. L. 112–230amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “the municipality or political subdivision is in Maryland or Virginia and in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia, or is a municipality in which the majority of voters are employed by the Government of the United States; and”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–93inserted “and paragraph (2) of section 7323 (b)” after “section 7323 (a)”.
Effective Date of 2012 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 112–230effective 30 days after Dec. 28, 2012, see section 5(a) ofPub. L. 112–230, set out as a note under section 1501 of this title.

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5 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 73252012112-230 [Sec.] 3(f)126 Stat. 1617

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5 CFR - Administrative Personnel

5 CFR Part 733 - POLITICAL ACTIVITY—FEDERAL EMPLOYEES RESIDING IN DESIGNATED LOCALITIES

5 CFR Part 734 - POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

11 CFR - Federal Elections

11 CFR Part 7 - STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

 

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