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Text of the Allowing Qualified Local Employees to Serve Act

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 8, 2012 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4186

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 8, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to eliminate the provision of law preventing certain State and local employees from seeking elective office, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Allowing Qualified Local Employees to Serve Act.

2.

Permitting State and local employees to seek elective office

(a)

In general

Section 1502 of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

in paragraph (1), by adding or after the semicolon;

(B)

in paragraph (2), by striking purposes; or and inserting purposes.; and

(C)

by striking paragraph (3); and

(2)

by striking subsection (c).

(b)

Technical and conforming amendments

(1)

Section repealed

Section 1503 of title 5, United States Code, is repealed.

(2)

Clerical amendment

The item relating to section 1503, in the table of sections for chapter 15 of title 5, United States Code, is repealed.