Under 18 U S.C. § 208, a federal employee may serve as a member of the board of a private voluntary standards organization to the extent necessary to permit participation in his or her official capacity in the organization’s standard-setting activities.
Application of 18 U.S.C. § 208 to Service by Executive Branch Employees on Boards of Standard-Setting Organizations
Date of Issuance:
Monday, August 24, 1998
Updated July 9, 2014