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gives written authorization for the use of non Service Regulations (5 CFR, Part 735), or this public information on the basis that the use is part. in the public interest. In addition, a member 1450.735-24 Use of Government propof the Board, covered by section 401(a) of the erty.-An employee shall not directly or inExecutive order, shall not receive compensation directly use, or allow the use of, Government or anything of monetary value for any con property of any kind, including property leased sultation, lecture, discussion, writing, or ap to the Government, for other than officially appearance the subject matter of which is devoted proved activities. An employee has a positive substantially to the responsibilities, programs, duty to protect and conserve Government propor operations of the Board, or which draws sub erty, including equipment, supplies, and other stantially on official data or ideas which have not property entrusted or issued to him. become part of the body of public information. 1450.735-25 Misuse of information. For
(d) An employee shall not engage in outside the purpose of furthering a private interest, an employment under a State or local government, employee shall not, except as provided in except in accordance with Part 734 of the Civil $ 1450.735–22(c), directly or indirectly use, or Service Regulations (5 CFR, Part 734).
allow the use of, official information obtained (e) This section does not preclude an em through or in connection with his employment ployee from:
by the Board which is not available to the gen(1) Receipt of bona fide reimbursement, un
eral public. less prohibited by law, for actual expenses for 1450.735–26 Indebtedness.-An employee travel and such other necessary subsistence as is shall pay each just financial obligation in a compatible with this part for which no Govern proper and timely manner. For the purpose of ment payment or reimbursement is made. this section, a "just financial obligation" means However, an employee may not be reimbursed, one acknowledged by the employee, or reduced and payment may not be made on his behalf, for to judgment by a court, or imposed by law, such excessive personal living expenses, gifts, enter as Federal, State, or local taxes; and in a proper tainment, or other personal benefits.
and timely manner” means in a manner which (2) Participation in the activities of national the Board, if consulted, determines does not, or state political parties not proscribed by law. under the circumstances, reflect adversely on the
(3) Participation in the affairs of or accept Government as his employer. In the event of ance of an award for a meritorious public con dispute between an employee and an alleged tribution or achievement given by a charitable, creditor, this section does not require the Board religious, professional, social, fraternal, non to determine the validity or amount of the disprofit educational and recreational public serv puted debt. ice, or civic organization.
1450.735-27 Gambling, betting, and lot1450.735-23 Financial interests.-(a) An teries.“An employee shall not participate, employee shall not :
while on Government-owned or - leased property (1) Have a direct or indirect financial in or while on duty for the Government, in any terest that conflicts substantially, or appears to gambling activity including the operation of a conflict substantially, with his duties and re gambling device, in conducting a lottery or pool, sponsibilities as an employee; or
in a game for money or property, or in selling (2) Engage in, directly or indirectly, a finan or purchasing a numbers slip or ticket. Howcial transaction as a result of, or primarily rely ever, this section does not preclude activities uning on, information obtained through his em
der section 3 of Executive Order 10927 (relatployment with the Board.
ing to fund raising) or Board-approved activi(b) This section does not preclude an em
ties of a similar nature. ployee from having a financial interest or en 1450.735-28 General conduct; conduct gaging in financial transactions to the same ex prejudicial to the Government.-(a) Every tent as a private citizen not employed by the employee shall conduct himself in such a manGovernment so long as it is not prohibited by ner that the work of the Board is effectively aclaw, the Executive order, Part 735 of the Civil complished, observing at all times the require
ments of courtesy, consideration and prompt (m) The prohibition against fraud or false
(n) The prohibition against removing, con-
and forging transportation requests (18 U.S.C. 1450.735-29 Miscellaneous statutory pro 508). visions.-In addition to the regulations in this (p) The prohibitions against (1) embezzlepart and Part 1480 of this subchapter, each em ment of Government money or property (18 ployee shall acquaint himself with each statute U.S.C. 641); (2) failing to account for public that relates to his ethical and other conduct as money (18 U.S.C. 643); and (3) embezzlement an employee of the Board and of the Govern of the money or property of another person in ment. The attention of employees is directed the possession of an employee by reason of his to the following statutory provisions:
employment (18 U.S.C. 654). (a) Section 113 of the Renegotiation Act of (9) The prohibition against unauthorized use 1951, as amended, relating to the prosecution of documents relating to claims from or by the of claims against the United States (50 U.S.C., Government (18 U.S.C. 285). App. 1223).
(r) The prohibition against proscribed polit(b) The prohibition against disclosure of in ical activities, The Hatch Act (5 U.S.C. 118i), formation in any Federal income tax return and 18 U.S.C. 602, 603, 607, and 608. (Int. Rev. Code of 1954, Sec. 55(f) (1), 26 U.S.C. 7312).
SUBPART C-ETHICAL AND OTHER (c) House Concurrent Resolution 175, 85th
CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITIES Congress, 2d Session, 72 Stat. B12, the “Code of
OF SPECIAL GOVERNMENT EMEthics for Government Service."
PLOYEES (d) Chapter 11 of Title 18, United States
1450.735-31 Use of Board employment.--A Code, relating to bribery, graft, and conflicts of
special Government employee shall not use his interest, as appropriate to the employees con
employment by the Board for a purpose that is, cerned. (e) The prohibition against lobbying with
or gives the appearance of being, motivated by
the desire for private gain for himself or anappropriated funds (18 U.S.C. 1913).
other person, particularly one with whom he (f) The prohibitions against disloyalty and
has family, business, or financial ties. striking (5 U.S.C. 118p, 118r).
1450.735–32 Use of inside information.(g) The prohibition against the employment
(a) A special Government employee shall not of a member of a Communist organization (50
use inside information obtained as a result of U.S.C. 784).
his employment by the Board for private gain (h) The prohibitions against (1) the dis
for himself or another person either by direct closure of classified information (18 U.S.C. 798,
action on his part or by counsel, recommenda50 U.S.C. 783); and (2) the disclosure of con
tion, or suggestion to another person, particufidential information (18 U.S.C. 1905).
larly one with whom he has family, business, or (i) The provision relating to the habitual use
financial ties. For the purpose of this section, of intoxicants to excess (5 U.S.C. 640).
"inside information" means information ob(j) The prohibition against the misuse of a
tained under Board authority which has not beGovernment vehicle (5 U.S.C. 78c).
come part of the body of public information. (k) The prohibition against the misuse of the
(b) Special Government employees may franking privilege (18 U.S.C. 1719).
teach, lecture, or write in a manner not incon(1) The prohibition against the use of deceit sistent with the provisions of $ 1450.735–22(c) in an examination or personnel action in con in regard to employees. nection with Government employment (5 1450.735–33 Coercion.—A special GovernU.S.C. 637).
ment employee shall not use his employment by
the Board to coerce, or give the appearance of 1450.735–42 Employees required to submit coercing, a person to provide financial benefit statements.—Except as provided in § 1450.735– to himself or another person, particularly one 43, statements of employment and financial inwith whom he has family, business, or financial terests are required from the following emties.
ployees: 1450.735–34 Gifts, entertainment, and fa (a) Employees paid at a level of the Federal vors.-(a) A special Government employee, Executive Salary Schedulo established by the while so employed or in connection with his Federal Executive Salary Act of 1964, as employment, shall not receive or solicit from a amended. person having business with the Board, any. (b) Employees in grade GS-16 or above of thing of value as a gift, gratuity, loan, enter the General Schedule established by the Clastainment, or favor for himself or another sification Act of 1949, as amended, or in comperson, particularly one with whom he has
parable or higher positions not subject to that family, business, or financial ties.
Act. (b) There are excepted from the prohibitions (c) Regional board members. contained in paragraph (a) of this section, ac (d) Heads and assistant heads of offices or tivities of a special Government employee not
divisions of the Board and of the regional inconsistent with the exceptions authorized for boards. employees in $ 1450.735–21(b).
(e) The Executive Assistant to the Chair1450.735–35 Miscellaneous statutory pro man of the Board, and the special assistants to visions. In addition to the regulations in this
members of the Board. part and Part 1480 of this subchapter, each (f) The Secretary to the Board, and the Asspecial Government employee shall acquaint sistant to the Secretary. himself with each statute that relates to his (g) All attorneys, accountants, renegotiators, ethical and other conduct as a special Govern reviewers, business analysts, economists, and ment employee. The attention of each special procurement affairs officers. Government employee is directed to those statu 1450.735–43 Employees not required to tory provisions listed in $ 1450.735-29 that are submit statements. A statement of employapplicable to special Government employees. ment and financial interests is not required by § 1450.735–36 General provisions.
this subpart from members of the Board, who Each special Government employee shall ad are subject to separate reporting requirements here to the standards of conduct made applica under section 401 of the Executive order. ble to employees by $$ 1450.735-23 through 1450.735-44 Time and place for submis1450.735-28.
sion of employees' statements. An employee SUBPART D-STATEMENTS OF EM
required to submit a statement of employment
and financial interests under this subpart shall PLOYMENT AND FINANCIAL IN
submit such statement to the counselor desigTERESTS
nated pursuant to $ 1450.735-3(a) not later 1450.735-41 Form and content of state than: ments.-(a) The statement required of em (a) Ninety (90) days after the effective date ployees by this subpart shall be known as the of this part if employed on or before such effec"Confidential Statement of Employment and
tive date; or Financial Interests (for use by Renegotiation (b) Thirty (30) days after his entrance on Board employees)” and shall be in form pre duty, but not earlier than ninety (90) days scribed by the Board.
after the effective date of this part, if appointed (b) The statement required of special Gov after such effective date. ernment employees by this subpart shall be
1450.735–45 Supplementary statements.known as the "Confidential Statement of Em
(a) Changes in, or additions to the information ployment and Financial Interests (for use by contained in an employee's statement of employspecial Government employees of the Rene ment and financial interests shall be reported to gotiation Board)” and shall be in form pre the counselor in a supplementary statement at scribed by the Board.
the end of the quarter in which the changes oc
cur. Financial interests or employment ac the employee shall request such other person to quired during a quarter, but disposed of or
submit information in his behalf. terminated before the end of such quarter, shall 1450.735-48 Information prohibited. This constitute changes or additions to be reported at subpart does not require an employee to submit the end of such quarter. Quarters end in a statement of employment and financial inMarch 31, June 30, September 30, and Decem terest or supplementary statement any informaber 31. If there are no changes or additions in tion relating to the employee's connection with, a quarter ending March 31 or September 30, a or interest in, a professional society or a charinegative report is not required. However, for table, religious, social, fraternal, recreational, the purpose of semiannual review, a supple public service, civic, or political organization or mentary statement, negative or otherwise, is re a similar organization not conducted as a busiquired as of June 30 and December 31 each year. ness enterprise. For the purpose of this sec
(b) A supplementary statement shall be in tion, educational and other institutions doing the form prescribed for an initial statement of research and development or related work inemployment and financial interests, but shall be volving grants of money from or contracts with marked "Supplementary.” A supplementary the Government, or related subcontracts, are statement shall furnish all the information re
deemed "business enterprises” and are required quired for an initial statement, and in addition, to be included in an employee's statement of emby appropriate notation, shall indicate any ployment and financial interests. changes in, or additions to, the information con 1450.735--49 Confidentiality of statetained in the employee's initial statement or last
ments.--Each statement of employment and supplementary statement, as the case may be, ex financial interests, and each supplementary cept that if there are no changes or additions statement, shall be in the custody and control in a quarter ending June 30 or December 31, it of the counselor and will be held in confidence. shall suffice so to state in the supplementary
Information from a statement may not be disstatement submitted for such quarter. A sup
closed except as the Civil Service Commission plementary statement shall also contain a certi or the Board may determine for good cause fication that since the submission of his initial shown, or as the counselor in his discretion may statement or last supplementary statement, as
determine to be necessary to carry out the regthe case may be, the employee has not acted or
ulations in this part. otherwise participated in any matter involving 1450.735-50 Effect of statements on other any person or property listed in such state requirements. The statements of employment ment or last supplementary statement, or in the and financial interests and supplementary statenew supplementary statement, except as may be ments required of employees are in addition to, set forth and explained in an accompanying and not in substitution for, or in derogation of, memorandum.
any similar requirement imposed by law, order, 1450.735–46 Interests of employees' rela
or regulation. The submission of a statement or tives. The financial interest of a spouse, minor supplementary statement by an employee does child, or other member of an employee's im not permit him or any other person to particimediate household is considered to be an interest pate in a matter in which his or the other perof the employee. For the purpose of this sec son's participation is prohibited by law, order, tion, “member of an employee's immediate or regulation. household” means those blood relations of an 1450.735-51 Specific provisions for special employee who are residents of the employee's Government employees.-(a) Except as prohousehold.
vided in paragraph (b) of this section, each 1450.735-47 Information not known by special Government employee shall submit a employees.-If any information required to be statement of employment and financial interests included in a statement of employment and
which reports: financial interests or supplementary statement, (1) All other employment; and including holdings placed in trust, is not known (2) The financial interests of the special Govto the employee but is known to another person, ernment employee which relate either directly
or indirectly to the duties and responsibilities of the special Government employee.
(b) The Board may waive the requirement in paragraph (a) of this section for the submission of a statement of employment and financial interests in the case of a special Government employee who is not a consultant or an expert when the Board finds that the duties of the position held by such special Government employes are of a nature and at such a level of responsibility that the submission of the statement by the incumbent is not necessary to protect the integrity of the Government. For the purpose of this paragraph, "consultant” and "expert” have the meanings given those terms by Chapter 304 of the Federal Personnel Man
ual, but do not include a physician, dentist, or allied medical specialist whose services are procured to provide care and service to patients.
(c) A statement of employment and financial interests required to be submitted under this section shall be submitted not later than the time of employment of the special Government employee. Each special Government employee shall keep his statement current throughout his employment with the Board by the submission of supplementary statements.
This Part 1450 was approved by the Civil Service Commission on February 2, 1966.
[Part 1450 became effective upon publication in the Federal Register on February 19, 1966.)