H.R.498 - State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: H.R.498 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Introduced in House (01/26/2011)
State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011 - 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.