5 U.S. Code § 7211 - Employees’ right to petition Congress

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The right of employees, individually or collectively, to petition Congress or a Member of Congress, or to furnish information to either House of Congress, or to a committee or Member thereof, may not be interfered with or denied.


(Added Pub. L. 95–454, title VII, § 703(a)(3),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1217.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions of this section were contained in section 7102 of this title prior to the general amendment of chapter 71 of this title by Pub. L. 95–454, title VII, § 701,Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1191.
Effective Date

Section effective 90 days after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 907 ofPub. L. 95–454, set out as an Effective Date of 1978 Amendment note under section 1101 of this title.


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