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Applicability of 18 U.S.C. § 205(a)(2) to Representation Before Non-Federal Agency

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18 U.S.C. § 205(a)(2), which bars a Federal employee from acting as an agent or attorney before any “agency . . . in connection with any covered matter in which the United States is a party or has a direct and substantial interest,” applies only to Federal agencies and does not apply to state agencies or agencies of the District of Columbia.

Updated July 9, 2014