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8 301.735–12 Gambling, betting, and
lotteries. A regular or special employee shall not participate, while on Government owned or leased property or while on duty for the Government in any gambling activity including the operation of a gambling device, in conducting a lottery or pool, in a game for money or property, or in selling or purchasing a numbers slip or ticket. § 301.735–13 Related statutes and
regulations. (a) House Concurrent Resolution 175, 85th Congress, 2d session, 72 Stat. 312, the "Code of Ethics for Government Service.”
(b) The prohibition against lobbying with appropriated funds (18 U.S.C. 1913).
(c) The prohibitions against disloyalty and striking (5 U.S.C. 7311, 18 U.S.C. 1918).
(d) The prohibition against the employment of a member of a Communist organization (50 U.S.C. 784).
(e) The prohibitions against (1) the disclosure of classified information (18 U.S.C. 798, 50 U.S.C. 783); and (2) the disclosure of confidential information (18 U.S.C. 1905).
(f) The provision relating to the habitual use of intoxicants to excess (5 U.S.C. 7352).
(g) The prohibition against the misuse of a Government vehicle (31 U.S.C. 638a (c)).
(h) The prohibition against the misuse of the franking privilege (18 U.S.C. 1719).
(1) The prohibition against the use of deceit in an examination or personnel action in connection with Government employment (18 U.S.C. 1917).
(j) The prohibition against fraud or false statements in a Government matter (18 U.S.C. 1001).
(k) The prohibition against mutilating or destroying a public record (18 U.S.C. 2071).
(1) The prohibition against counterfeiting and forging transportation requests (18 U.S.C. 508).
(m) The prohibitions against (1) embezzlement of Government money or property (18 U.S.C. 641); (2) failing to account for public money (18 U.S.C. 643); and (3) embezzlement of the money or property of another person in the possession of an employee by reason of his employment (18 U.S.C. 654).
(n) The prohibition against unauthorized use of documents relating to claims from or by the Government (18 U.S.C. 285).
(0) The prohibitions against political activities in subchapter III of Chapter 73 of Title 5, United States Code, and 18 U.S.C. 602, 603, 607, and 608.
(p) The prohibition against gifts to employees' superiors and the acceptance thereof (Rev. Stat. 1784, 5 U.S.C. 113).
(q) Chapter 11 of Title 18, United States Code, relating to bribery, graft, and conflicts of interest, which is specifically applicable to special employees as well as to regular employees.
(r) The prohibitions against (1) accepting gifts from foreign governments, (2) engaging in business abroad, (3) corresponding on the affairs of foreign governments, and (4) discrimination on political, racial, or religious grounds, contained in sections 1002 through 1005 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended.
(s) The prohibition against an employee acting as the agent of a foreign principal registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (18 U.S.C. 219).
(t) The prohibition against appointing or advocating the appointment of a relative to a position within the agency (5 U.S.C. 3110). & 301.735–14 Employees required to
submit statements of employment
and financial interests. (a) (1) Regulations of the Civil Seryice Commission (5 CFR Part 735) require the Peace Corps to adopt regulations providing for the submission of statements of employment and financial interests from certain regular Peace Corps employees and all special Peace Corps employees.
(2) Such statements must be submitted within 90 days after the effective date of this part by any present employee who occupies a position designated in paragraph (b) of this section. Any employee appointed subsequent to the effective date of this part who falls into this category must submit such statements within 30 days after his entrance on duty.
(3) Changes in or additions to the information contained in a regular or special employee's statement must be reported in a supplementary statement as of June 30 each year. If there are no changes or additions, a negative report is required. Notwithstanding the filing of the annual report required by this para
graph, each employee shall at all times (6) Office of Medical Programs. (i) avoid acquiring a financial interest that Director. could result, or taking an action that (ii) Deputy Director. would result, in a conflict of interest and (iii) Chief of Medical Processing. a violation of the conflicts-of-interest (7) Office of Planning, Program Reprovisions of section 208 of Title 18, view, and Research. (i) Director. United States Code, or the conflicts-of- (ii) Deputy Director. interest provisions of this part. In the (8) Office of Evaluation. (i) Director. case of temporary summer employees (ii) Deputy Director. hired at FSR-7 or equivalent and below (9) Office of Volunteer Support. (i) to perform duties other than those of an Director. expert or consultant, the reporting re- (ii) Deputy Director. quirement will be waived. It may also be (iii) Director of Volunteer Travel. waived by the Director of Personnel with (10) All special Government emrespect to other appointments except as ployees shall submit a statement of emexperts or consultants, upon a finding ployment and financial interest on the that the duties of the position held by standard form provided by the Personthe special Government employee are of nel Division for that purpose. Special a nature and at such a level of responsi- Government employees shall report all bility that the reporting of employment employment other than with the Peace and financial interests is not neces- Corps and all financial interests which sary to protect the integrity of the relate either directly or indirectly to their Government.
duties and responsibilities. Each special (b) Statements shall be submitted by Government employee shall keep his the following employees who are in statement current throughout his emgrades FSR-5, FSS-2, GS-13 or above: ployment by the submission of supple
(1) Office of the Director. Deputy Di- mentary statements as necessary. rector.
(c) The information required of reg(2) Office of General Counsel. (i) Gen- ular employees may be submitted on eral Counsel.
standard forms which are available from (ii) Deputy General Counsel.
the Personnel Division. Detailed instruc(3) Regional Offices. (i) Regional Di- tions are set forth on the back of the rector.
forms. These forms should be submitted (ii) Deputy Regional Director.
directly to the Director or Deputy Direc(iii) Country Directors and those over
tor of the Personnel Division who will seas staff members to whom contracting review them, consulting with the Genor procurement authority has been duly
eral Counsel or Deputy General Counsel delegated by the Country Director.
as necessary. These officials shall main
tain the statements in the strictest con(iv) Training Center Directors.
fidence and shall not allow access to, or (4) Office of Administration. (i) Di
allow information to be disclosed from, rector.
a statement except carry out the pur(ii) Deputy Director.
poses of this part. (iii) Director of Administrative Serv
(d) The interest of a spouse, minor ices.
child, or other member of a regular or (iv) Deputy Director of Administrative special employee's immediate household Services.
is considered to be an interest of that (v) Director of Administrative Sup- employee. For the purpose of this secport and Review.
tion, “member of an employee's im(vi) General Supply Officer.
mediate household” means those blood (vii) Auditor.
relations who are residents of the em(viii) Chief of Travel Section.
ployee's household. (ix) Procurement Agents.
(e) If any information required to be (5) Office of Financial Management. included on a statement of employment (i) Director.
and financial interest or supplementary (ii) Director, Contracts Division.
statement, including holdings placed in (iii) Director, Accounting and Finance trust, is not known to an employee or Division.
special employee but is known to an(iv) Director, Budget Division.
other person, he is required to request (v) Contract Administrators.
that other person to submit information (vi) Contract Specialists.
on his behalf.
(f) Regular or special employees are interests shall be given an opportunity not required to submit in a statement for review through the Peace Corps' of employment and financial interests or grievance procedures to determine supplementary statements any informa- whether the position has been improperly tion about their connection with or in- included. terest in a professional society or a charitable, religious, social, fraternal,
PART 302-ORGANIZATION recreational, public service, civic, or Sec. political organization not conducted as 302.1 Introduction. a business enterprise. For this purpose, 302.2 Central and field organization, estabeducational and other institutions doing
lished places at which, the officers research and development or related
from whom, and the methods work involving grants of money from or
whereby the public may secure in
formation, make submittals, or recontracts with the Government are con
quest, or obtain decisions; and sidered business enterprises and are re
statements of the general course quired to be included in a regular or spe
and methods by which its functions cial employee's statement of employment
are channeled and determined. and financial interests.
302.3 Rules of procedure, description of (g) The statements of employment
forms available, or the places at and financial interests and supplemen
which forms may be obtained, and
instructions as to the scope and tary statements required are in addition
content of all papers, reports, or to, and not in substitution for or in dero
examinations. gation of, any similar requirement im
302.4 Substantive rules of general applicaposed by law, order, or regulation.
bility adopted as authorized by (h) If a statement submitted under
law, and statements of general polthis part or information from other
icy or interpretation of general apsources indicates a conflict or the ap
plicability formulated and adopted pearance of a conflict between the
by the agency. interests of a regular or special Govern- AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 302 ment employee and the performance of issued under sec. 4, 75 Stat. 612; 22 U.S.C. his services for the Government and if
2503, 5 U.S.C. 552, E.O. 10501, as amended; the conflict cannot be resolved at a lower
3 CFR, 1949–1953 Comp., E.O. 11041, as level in the agency, the information on
amended; 3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp., State Dethe conflict or apparent conflict will be
partment Delegation of Authority No. 85–
11A, as amended. reported to the Director through the General Counsel. The employee or spe
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 302 cial Government employee concerned will
appear at 32 F.R. 9654, July 4, 1967, unless
otherwise noted. be provided an opportunity to explain the situation.
§ 302.1 Introduction. (i) When after consideration of the
The regulations of this part are issued explanation of the employee or special
pursuant to section 3 of the AdministraGovernment employe furnished under
tive Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, effective paragraph (h) of this section, the Direc
July 4, 1967. tor decides that remedial action is required, he must take immediate action $ 302.2 Central and field organization, to end a real or apparent conflict of in
established places at which, the offi. terest, or take preventive action to fore
cers from whom, and the methods stall a potential conflict. Such action
whereby the public may secure in
formation, make submittals, or remay include, but is not limited to, chang
quest, or obtain decisions; and stateing assigned duties, requiring the em
ments of the general course and ployee or special employee to divest methods by which its functions are himself of a conflicting interest, taking channeled and determined. disciplinary action, or disqualifying or
(a) The following are statements of accepting the self-disqualification of the
the central and field organization of the employee or special Government em- Peace Corps: ployee for a particular assignment.
(1) Central Organization—(i) Direc(j) A regular employee who believes tor. As head of the Peace Corps, the that his position has been improperly Director is responsible to the Secretary included under Peace Corps regulations of State for all the activities of the as one requiring the submission of a agency. He is assisted by a Deputy Direcstatement of employment and financial tor and several staff units.
(ii) Regional Offices for Africa; East Asia and Pacific; Latin America; and North Africa, Near East and South Asia. These offices are responsible for the negotiation, establishment, and operation of Peace Corps projects overseas and for the training of Peace Corps Volunteers for such projects. They also provide, on behalf of the Director, policy guidance and immediate supervision to Peace Corps staff and operations overseas.
(iii) Office of Administration. This office develops management policies and objectives for the Peace Corps and is responsible for auditing, personnel administration, administrative services, and management planning.
(iv) Office of Evaluation and Research. This office conducts a systematic program evaluation designed to strengthen the processes of selection, training, and overseas utilization of volunteers. It also conducts research programs.
(v) Office of Financial Management. This office is responsible for all budget and fiscal matters and negotiates and administers Peace Corps contracts for such purposes as training, the development of training materials, overseas support, and research.
(vi) Office of General Counsel. This office provides advice and opinions on all legal matters with which the Peace Corps is concerned.
(vii) Office of Medical Programs. This office is responsible for providing or monitoring medical and dental evaluation, care and clearance of volunteers and trainees, and maintaining liaison with the Bureau of Employees' Compensation. It is also responsible for developing medical policy, providing technical advice on training and implementation of health projects (including family planning) and recruiting of overseas medical staff.
(viii) National Voluntary Service Programs. This program encourages and assists other countries in the development of Peace Corps-type programs, both for domestic and international service.
(ix) Office of Planning, Program Review and Research. This office is responsible
for long-range planning, review of programs and training plans and for research. It advises the Director regarding the world-wide allocation of Volunteers and supervises the integrated planning, programing and budgeting system. It also serves as a staff resource in providing technical specialists, coordi
nates language training and testing for volunteers and staff, and is responsible for coordinating institutional relations.
(x) Office of Public Affairs. This office makes available throughout the United States knowledge of the opportunities for service and the requirements and conditions of service of the Peace Corps Volunteer.
(xi) Office of Public Information. This office serves as the central spokesman of the Peace Corps regarding its programs, needs and accomplishments, and responds to requests for information on these subjects.
(xii) School Partnership Program. This program is designed to coordinate and expand the number of partnerships between American schools and communities overseas in a program of self-help school construction.
(xiii) Office of Selection. This office is responsible for the development and implementation of all policy and procedures for the selection of Peace Corps Volunteers, from receipt of application to overseas departure.
(xiv) Office of Volunteer Support. This office provides administrative support for and liaison with Volunteers and is responsible for policies related to Volunteer service.
(2) Domestic Field Organization(i) Regional Peace Corps Public Affairs Offices. Midwest Peace Corps Public Affairs Ofice,
205 West Wacker Drive (Room 1510),
Chicago, Ill. 60606. Northeast Peace Corps Public Affairs Office,
408 Atlantic Avenue (Room 211), Boston,
Mass. 02110. Southern Peace Corps Public Affairs Office,
275 Peachtree Street NE. (Room B 70),
Atlanta, Ga. 30303. Western Peace Corps Public Affairs Office,
681 Market Street (Room 630), San Fran
cisco, Calif. 94105. The above offices, under the direction of the Office of Public Affairs, provide regional recruiting services for the Peace Corps.
(ii) Training Centers. Escondido Peace Corps Training and Develop
ment Center, Post Office Box 2000, Route 2,
Escondido, Calif. 92025. Puerto Rico Peace Corps Training Center,
Federal Government Building (Room 225),
Post Office Box 3166, San Juan, P.R. 00904. Virgin Islands Peace Corps Training Center,
Frederiksted, St. Croix (Box 1517), U.S.
Virgin Islands 00840. These centers are operated directly by the Peace Corps, under the direction of
the appropriate regional office. These training facilities are designed to provide field experiences in community development, practice teaching, and related activities for Peace Corps trainees.
(3) Foreign Field Organization–(i) Africa Region. Botswana, Gaberones. Cameroon, Yaounde. Chad, Fort Lamy. Congo (Democratic Republic of), Kinshasa. Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. Gambia, Bathurst. Ghana, Accra. Guinea, Conakry. Ivory Coast, Abidjan. Kenya, Nairobi. Lesotho, Maseru. Liberia, Monrovia. Malawi, Blantyre. Niger, Niamey. Nigeria, Lagos. Senegal, Dakar. Sierra Leone, Freetown. Somali Republic, Mogadiscio. Swaziland, Moabane. Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. Togo, Lome. Uganda, Kampala. Upper Volta, Ouagadougou.
(ii) East Asia and Pacific Region.
(iii) Latin America Region.
(iv) North Africa, Near East and South Asia Region. Afghanistan, Kabul. Ceylon, Colombo. India, New Delhi. Iran, Tehran. Libya, Tripoli. Morocco, Rabat. Nepal, Kathmandu. Tunisia, Tunis. Turkey, Ankara.
(b) Any person desiring information concerning a matter handled by the Peace Corps, or any persons desiring to make a submittal or request in connection with such a matter, should communicate either orally or in writing with the appropriate office. If the office receiving the communication does not have jurisdiction to handle the matter, the communication, if written, will be forwarded to the proper office, or, if oral, the person will be advised how to proceed. (32 F.R. 9654, July 4, 1967, as amended at 34 F.R. 5839, Mar. 28, 1969] $ 302.3 Rules of procedure, description
of forms available, the places at which forms may be obtained, and instructions as to the scope and content of all papers, reports, or exam
inations. Forms regarding the following listed matters and instructions relating thereto may be obtained upon application to the offices listed below.
[32 F.R. 9654, July 4, 1967, as amended at 34 F.R. 5839, Mar. 28, 1969)