H.R. 16854 (93rd): Federal Employees’ Political Activities Act


Sep 24, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 24, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 26th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to restore to Federal civilian employees their rights to participate, as private citizens, in the political life of the Nation, to protect Federal civilian employees from improper political solicitations.

Summary (CRS)

9/24/1974--Introduced.Federal Employees Political Activities Act - Provides that Federal employees may not request political contributions from other Federal employees, provided, however, that Federal employees may make political contributions of their ... Read more >

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Sep 24, 1974

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H.R. 15271 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 1974

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