Chapter 3 of Part 1 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the California Government Code concerns “loyalty.” Government Code Section 18200 prohibits a person from being knowingly employed by any state agency or court directly or indirectly carries on, advocates, teaches, justifies, aids, or abets a program of sabotage, force and violence, sedition, or treason against the Government of the United States or of California.
In addition, any person employed by any state agency or court must be immediately discharged from his or her employment when it becomes known to the appointing power that the person has, during the period of employment, committed any such act. In addition, money appropriated from the treasury cannot be expended to compensate any person whose employment is forbidden by this section.
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