5 CFR 151.121 - Use of official authority; coercion; candidacy; prohibitions.

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§ 151.121 Use of official authority; coercion; candidacy; prohibitions.

A State or local officer or employee may not -

(a) Use his official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election or a nomination for office; or

(b) Directly or indirectly coerce, attempt to coerce, command, or advise a State or local officer or employee to pay, lend, or contribute anything of value to a political party, committee, organization, agency, or person for a political purpose.

(c) Be a candidate for elective office if the salary of the employee is paid completely, directly or indirectly, by loans or grants made by the United States or a Federal agency.

[ 40 FR 42733, Sept. 16, 1975, as amended at 79 FR 25484, May 5, 2014]

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Title 5 published on 07-Jun-2017 03:44

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 151 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
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      Final rule.
      This rule is effective June 4, 2014.
      5 CFR Parts 151, 733, and 734
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