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Title: FEDERAL CORRUPT PRACTICES AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on Rules and Admin
United States of America
Date Published: 1968
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Publication Number: 100
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TEXTS OF FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS ON CORRUPT PRACTICES AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES BY PUBLIC OFFICIALS ARE PRESENTED IN THIS BOOKLET PUBLISHED BY THE SENATE AS A REFERENCE GUIDE FOR POLITICAL CANDIDATES AND OTHERS.
Abstract: THE LAWS' MAIN SUBJECT AREAS ARE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, AND RELATED POLITICAL ACTIVITIES. THE 1925 FEDERAL CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT, AS AMENDED, DEALS WITH RECORDS REQUIRED OF POLITICAL CANDIDATES, CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE LIMITS, SOLICITATION FOR POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS, AND PROMISE OF APPOINTMENT BY A CANDIDATE. THE 1939 HATCH POLITICAL ACTIVITIES ACT, AS AMENDED, AND RECODIFIED, PROHIBITS PARTISAN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNING BY CIVIL SERVANTS OR USE OF OFFICE TO INFLUENCE AN ELECTION. ADDITIONAL LAWS CONCERN (1) CAMPAIGN ADVERTISING, (2) CONTRIBUTIONS BY AND SOLICITATION OF PEOPLE INVOLVED WITH GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, (3) PROHIBITION OF EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE ADVOCATING STRIKES OR OVERTHROW OF GOVERNMENT, (4) THE FEDERAL LOYALTY OATH, (5) THE 1954 COMMUNIST CONTROL ACT. SENATE STANDING RULES GOVERN CONTRIBUTIONS, EMPLOYEES' POLITICAL ACTIVITIES, AND DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (CSC) REGULATIONS LIST RESTRICTIONS ON POLITICAL ACTIVITY, CSC JURISDICTION, PENALTY PROVISIONS, PROCEDURES, AND APPLICABILITY OF RULES AND STATUTES. FOOTNOTES, WHICH INCLUDE REFERENCES AND TABLES SUMMARIZING THE CHRONOLOGY OF CHANGES IN THE FEDERAL CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT AND THE HATCH ACT, ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Civil service; Corruption of public officials; Criminal codes; Federal Code; Federal regulations; Financial management; Fraud; Political influences
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