H.R.4152 - Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012

To amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, which are commonly referred to as the "Hatch Act" to eliminate the provision preventing certain State and local employees from seeking elective office, clarify the application of certain provisions to the District of Columbia, and modify the penalties which may be imposed for certain violations under subchapter III of chapter 73 of that title. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, which are commonly referred to as the "Hatch Act" to eliminate the provision preventing certain State and local employees from seeking elective office, clarify the application of certain provisions to the District of Columbia, and modify the penalties which may be imposed for certain violations under subchapter III of chapter 73 of that title. as introduced.

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Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012 - Amends the Hatch Act to: (1) eliminate the prohibition against state and local employees seeking partisan elective office; (2) make employees of the District of Columbia subject to the provisions applicable to state and local employees (currently, Distr

Official Summary

Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012 - Amends the Hatch Act to:
(1) eliminate the prohibition against state and local employees seeking partisan elective office;
(2) make employees of the District of Columbia subject to the provisions applicable to state and local employees (currently, District employees are subject to the provisions applicable to federal employees); and
(3) revise penalties for violations to allow penalties other than termination of employment.

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