(a) Filing and availability of written statements; contents
Each officer or employee of the Secretary of the Interior who—
(1)performs any function or duty under this Act, or any Acts amended by this Act concerning the regulation of mining within the National Park System; and
(2)has any known financial interest
(A) in any person subject to such Acts, or
(B) in any person who holds a mining claim within the boundaries of units of the National Park System;
shall, beginning on February 1, 1977, annually file with the Secretary a written statement concerning all such interests held by such officer or employee during the preceding calendar year. Such statement shall be available to the public.
(b) Enforcement procedures
The Secretary shall—
(1)act within ninety days after September 28, 1976—
(A)to define the term “known financial interest” for purposes of subsection (a) of this section; and
(B)to establish the methods by which the requirement to file written statements specified in subsection (a) of this section will be monitored and enforced, including appropriate provisions for the filing by such officers and employees of such statements and the review by the Secretary of such statements; and
(2)report to the Congress on June 1 of each calendar year with respect to such disclosures and the actions taken in regard thereto during the preceding calendar year.
In the rules prescribed in subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary may identify specific positions within such agency which are of a nonregulatory or nonpolicymaking nature and provide that officers or employees occupying such positions shall be exempt from the requirements of this section.
(d) Violation; penalty
Any officer or employee who is subject to, and knowingly violates, this section or any regulation issued thereunder, shall be fined not more than $2,500 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
This Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is Pub. L. 94–429, which enacted this chapter, amended sections
450y–2 of this title, and repealed sections
450z of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
Termination of Reporting Requirements
For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of reporting provisions in subsec. (b)(2) of this section, see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section
1113 of Title
31, Money and Finance, and page 110 of House Document No. 103–7.
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