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Title 5: Administrative Personnel
Subpart I—Related Statutory Authorities
§2635.902 Related statutes.
In addition to the standards of ethical conduct set forth in subparts A through H of this part, there are a number of statutes that establish standards to which an employee's conduct must conform. The list set forth in §2635.902 references some of the more significant of those statutes. It is not comprehensive and includes only references to statutes of general applicability. While it includes references to several of the basic conflict of interest statutes whose standards are explained in more detail throughout this part, it does not include references to statutes of more limited applicability, such as statutes that apply only to officers and employees of the Department of Defense.
§2635.902 Related statutes.
(a) The prohibition against solicitation or receipt of bribes (18 U.S.C. 201(b)).
(b) The prohibition against solicitation or receipt of illegal gratuities (18 U.S.C. 201(c)).
(c) The prohibition against seeking or receiving compensation for certain representational services before the Government (18 U.S.C. 203).
(d) The prohibition against assisting in the prosecution of claims against the Government or acting as agent or attorney before the Government (18 U.S.C. 205).
(e) The post-employment restrictions applicable to former employees (18 U.S.C. 207, with implementing regulations at parts 2637 and 2641 of this chapter).
(f) The prohibition on certain former agency officials' acceptance of compensation from a contractor (41 U.S.C. 423(d)).
(g) The prohibition against participating in matters affecting an employee's own financial interests or the financial interests of other specified persons or organizations (18 U.S.C. 208).
(h) The actions required of certain agency officials when they contact, or are contacted by, offerors or bidders regarding non-Federal employment (41 U.S.C. 423(c)).
(i) The prohibition against receiving salary or any contribution to or supplementation of salary as compensation for Government service from a source other than the United States (18 U.S.C. 209).
(j) The prohibition against gifts to superiors (5 U.S.C. 7351).
(k) The prohibition against solicitation or receipt of gifts from specified prohibited sources (5 U.S.C. 7353).
(l) The prohibition against fraudulent access and related activity in connection with computers (18 U.S.C. 1030).
(m) The provisions governing receipt and disposition of foreign gifts and decorations (5 U.S.C. 7342).
(o) The prohibitions against certain political activities (5 U.S.C. 7321 through 7326 and 18 U.S.C. 602, 603, 606 and 607).
(p) The prohibitions against disloyalty and striking (5 U.S.C. 7311 and 18 U.S.C. 1918).
(q) The general prohibition (18 U.S.C. 219) against acting as the agent of a foreign principal required to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (22 U.S.C. 611 through 621).
(r) The prohibition against employment of a person convicted of participating in or promoting a riot or civil disorder (5 U.S.C. 7313).
(s) The prohibition against employment of an individual who habitually uses intoxicating beverages to excess (5 U.S.C. 7352).
(t) The prohibition against misuse of a Government vehicle (31 U.S.C. 1344).
(u) The prohibition against misuse of the franking privilege (18 U.S.C. 1719).
(v) The prohibition against fraud or false statements in a Government matter (18 U.S.C. 1001).
(w) The prohibition against concealing, mutilating or destroying a public record (18 U.S.C. 2071).
(x) The prohibition against counterfeiting or forging transportation requests (18 U.S.C. 508).
(y) The restrictions on disclosure of certain sensitive Government information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552 and 552a).
(z) The prohibitions against disclosure of classified information (18 U.S.C. 798 and 50 U.S.C. 783(a)).
(aa) The prohibition against disclosure of proprietary information and certain other information of a confidential nature (18 U.S.C. 1905).
(bb) The prohibitions on disclosing and obtaining certain procurement information (41 U.S.C. 423(a) and (b)).
(cc) The prohibition against unauthorized use of documents relating to claims from or by the Government (18 U.S.C. 285).
(dd) The prohibition against certain personnel practices (5 U.S.C. 2302).
(ee) The prohibition against interference with civil service examinations (18 U.S.C. 1917).
(ff) The restrictions on use of public funds for lobbying (18 U.S.C. 1913).
(gg) The prohibition against participation in the appointment or promotion of relatives (5 U.S.C. 3110).
(hh) The prohibition against solicitation or acceptance of anything of value to obtain public office for another (18 U.S.C. 211).
(ii) The prohibition against conspiracy to commit an offense against or to defraud the United States (18 U.S.C. 371).
(jj) The prohibition against embezzlement or conversion of Government money or property (18 U.S.C. 641).
(kk) The prohibition against failing to account for public money (18 U.S.C. 643).
(ll) The prohibition against embezzlement of the money or property of another person that is in the possession of an employee by reason of his employment (18 U.S.C. 654).
[57 FR 35042, Aug. 7, 1992, as amended at 62 FR 48748, Sept. 17, 1997; 64 FR 2422, Jan. 14, 1999; 65 FR 69657, Nov. 20, 2000]