The Hatch Act of 1939, An Act to Prevent Pernicious Politica...wikipedia - 10 Oct 2020
The Hatch Act of 1939, An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities, is a United States federal law. Its main provision prohibits all employees in the executive branch of the federal government, except the president and vice president, from engaging in some forms of political activity. It went into law on August 2, 1939. The law was named for Senator Carl Hatch of New Mexico. It was most recently amended in 2012.