Restrictions on the Post-employment Activities of Federal Officers and Employees: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 4917 and H.R. 5043 ... May 4, 1988

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Page 308 - Government employee, participates personally and substantially as a Government officer or employee, through decision, approval, disapproval, recommendation, the rendering of advice, investigation, or otherwise, in a judicial or other proceeding, application, request for a ruling or other determination, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other particular matter in which, to his knowledge...
Page 316 - ... matter and makes full disclosure of the financial interest and receives in advance a written determination made by such official that the interest is not so substantial as to be deemed likely to affect the integrity of the services which the Government may expect from such officer or employee, or (2) if, by general rule or regulation published in the Federal Register, the financial interest has been exempted from the requirements of clause (1) hereof as being too remote or too inconsequential...
Page 321 - Acts affecting a personal financial interest (a) Except as permitted by subsection (b) hereof, whoever, being an officer or employee of the executive branch of the United States Government, of any independent agency of the United States, or of the District of Columbia, ineluding a special Government employee...
Page 325 - Shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both. (b) Subsection (a) hereof shall not apply (1) if the officer or employee first advises the Government official responsible for appointment to his position of the nature...
Page 323 - ... in which the former officer or employee had participated. Subsection (b) relates to matters which were under his official responsibility. The language of both does not include general rulemaking, the formulation of general policy or standards, or other similar matters. Thus, past participation in or official responsibility for a matter of this kind on behalf of the Government does not disqualify a former employee from representing another person in a proceeding which is governed by the rule or...
Page 158 - He tries instead by a series of favors to put the public official under such feeling of personal obligation that the latter gradually loses his sense of mission to the public and comes to feel that his first loyalties are to his private benefactors and patrons. What happens is a gradual shifting of a man's loyalties from the community to those who have been doing him favors.
Page 137 - Jan. 11, 1980] 305.79-7 Appropriate Restrictions on Participation by a Former Agency Official in Matters Involving the Agency (Recommendation No. 79-7). Restrictions on post-employment activities of former Government employees may be necessary in order to protect the Government's interest in confidential information made available to its employees, to guard against the appearance of conflict of interest on the part of its employees, and to...
Page 321 - ... or other particular matter in which, to his knowledge, he, his spouse, minor child, partner, organization in which he is serving as officer, director, trustee, partner, or employee, or any person or orgai nization with whom he is negotiating or has '• any arrangement concerning prospective employment...
Page 181 - ... employees of the Corporation as if they were former officers or employees of the executive branch of the United States Government, and also provides that section 207(a) shall apply to the Corporation as if it were an agency of the executive branch of the United States Government. In addition, under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 the Office of Government Ethics within the Office of Personnel Management has supervisory jurisdiction over the administration of subsection ( j ) of section 207...
Page 132 - Code of 1954, and the appearance, communication, or representation is on behalf of such government, institution, hospital, or organization. (e) For the purposes of subsection (c), whenever the Director of the Office of Government Ethics determines that a separate statutory agency or bureau within a department or agency exercises functions which are distinct and separate from the remaining functions of the department or agency...

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