18 U.S.C. § 595 : US Code - Section 595: Interference by administrative employees of Federal, State, or Territorial Governments

Search 18 U.S.C. § 595 : US Code - Section 595: Interference by administrative employees of Federal, State, or Territorial Governments

      Whoever, being a person employed in any administrative position
    by the United States, or by any department or agency thereof, or by
    the District of Columbia or any agency or instrumentality thereof,
    or by any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States, or
    any political subdivision, municipality, or agency thereof, or
    agency of such political subdivision or municipality (including any
    corporation owned or controlled by any State, Territory, or
    Possession of the United States or by any such political
    subdivision, municipality, or agency), in connection with any
    activity which is financed in whole or in part by loans or grants
    made by the United States, or any department or agency thereof,
    uses his official authority for the purpose of interfering with, or
    affecting, the nomination or the election of any candidate for the
    office of President, Vice President, Presidential elector, Member
    of the Senate, Member of the House of Representatives, Delegate
    from the District of Columbia, or Resident Commissioner, shall be
    fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or
    both.
      This section shall not prohibit or make unlawful any act by any
    officer or employee of any educational or research institution,
    establishment, agency, or system which is supported in whole or in
    part by any state or political subdivision thereof, or by the
    District of Columbia or by any Territory or Possession of the
    United States; or by any recognized religious, philanthropic or
    cultural organization.