S.1562 - State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011

A bill to amend section 1502 of title 5, United States Code, to permit law enforcement officers to be candidates for sheriff, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend section 1502 of title 5, United States Code, to permit law enforcement officers to be candidates for sheriff, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011 - Amends the Hatch Act to: (1) allow state and local law enforcement officers to be candidates for the office of sheriff; and (2) allow sheriffs to engage in campaign activities by attending or speaking at political campaign ralli

Official Summary

State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011 - Amends the Hatch Act to:
(1) allow state and local law enforcement officers to be candidates for the office of sheriff; and
(2) allow sheriffs to engage in campaign activities by attending or speaking at political campaign rallies or events, holding or sponsoring political fundraisers, or appearing on political advertisements.Establishes a limitation period of six months after the later of the date of the alleged violation or the date of enactment of this Act for presenting charges against a law enforcement officer for Hatch Act violations.

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