5 USC 7211: Employees' right to petition Congress
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5 USC 7211: Employees' right to petition Congress Text contains those laws in effect on February 1, 2023
From Title 5-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEESPART III-EMPLOYEESSubpart F-Labor-Management and Employee RelationsCHAPTER 72-ANTIDISCRIMINATION; RIGHT TO PETITION CONGRESSSUBCHAPTER II-EMPLOYEES' RIGHT TO PETITION CONGRESS

§7211. Employees' right to petition Congress

The right of employees, individually or collectively, to petition Congress or a Member of Congress, or to furnish information to either House of Congress, or to a committee or Member thereof, may not be interfered with or denied.

(Added Pub. L. 95–454, title VII, §703(a)(3), Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1217 .)


Editorial Notes

Prior Provisions

Provisions of this section were contained in section 7102 of this title prior to the general amendment of chapter 71 of this title by Pub. L. 95–454, title VII, §701, Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1191 .


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date

Section effective 90 days after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 907 of Pub. L. 95–454, set out as an Effective Date of 1978 Amendment note under section 1101 of this title.