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      house Committees
      House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
      Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census
    IntroducedJanuary 19th, 2010

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Title

State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend section 1502 of title 5, United States Code, to permit law enforcement officers to be candidates for sheriff, and for other purposes.

Summary

State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2010 - 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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