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Federal Employees' Political Activities Act

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A bill to restore to Federal civilian and Postal Service employees their rights to participate voluntarily, as private citizens, in the political processes of the Nation, to protect such employees from improper political solicitations.

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10/06/1975Introduced in House

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10/06/1975Referred to House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.
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10/06/1975Introduced in House
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Rep. Won Pat, Antonio B. [D-GU-At Large]

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House Post Office and Civil Service10/06/1975 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/06/1975)

Federal Employees' Political Activities Act - Stipulates that it is the policy of the Congress that Federal employees should be encouraged to fully exercise, to the extent not expressly prohibited by laws, their rights of voluntary participation in the political processes of our Nation.

Defines the terms used in this Act.

States that an employee may not use his official authority or influence for the purpose of: (1) interfering with the result of any election; (2) intimidating or commanding any individual for the purpose of interfering with the right of any individual to vote as such individual may choose; or (3) influencing the giving or withholding a political contribution.

Prohibits specified forms of solicitation by Federal employees. Provides for leave without pay for Federal employees engaging in activities relating to seeking elective offices.

Establishes a Board on Political Activities of Federal Employees. Directs the Board to hear and decide cases brought under this Act.

Directs the Civil Service Commission to investigate specified reports and allegations of activities prohibited by this Act.

Provides penalties for violations of this Act.

Directs the Civil Service Commission to conduct a program to inform all employees of their rights of political participation and to educate employees as to prohibited political activities.