Executive Order 10044

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Executive Order 10044 of March 15, 1949

Amendment of Executive Order No. 9 of January 17, 1873, Relating to the Holding of State or Local Offices by Federal Officers and Employees

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 1753 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (5 U.S.C. 631), and as President of the United States, Executive Order No. 9 of January 17, 1873, as amended, prohibiting with certain exceptions Federal officers and employees from holding State, territorial, county, municipal, or other local offices is hereby further amended so as to permit persons employed by the United States Atomic Energy Commission, with the approval of the General Manager thereof or one of his designees, to hold office as constables, deputy sheriffs, or other law enforcement officers, and to hold state or local offices, under the laws of the States in which such employees may be on duty: Provided, That the General Manager or his designee shall determine in each instance that holding such office shall not in any manner interfere or conflict with the performance of the duties of such persons as employees of the Commission.

Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
The White House,
March 15, 1949.


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