(1) (a) Any state employee who performs any function or duty under the Act is required to file a statement of employment and financial interests.
(b) The director shall prepare a list of those positions within the department and other departments that have employees performing any functions under the Act and the title of bureaus or divisions within those departments that do not perform any functions or duties under the Act.
(c) The director shall submit to the Federal Coal Regulatory Authority the listing of positions that do not involve performance of any functions or duties under the Act.
(d) The director shall annually review and update this listing. For monitoring and reporting reasons, the listing must be submitted to the Federal Coal Regulatory Authority and must contain a written justification for inclusion of the positions listed. Proposed revisions or a certification that revision is not required must be submitted to the Federal Coal Regulatory Authority no later than September 30 of each year. The director may revise the listing by the addition or deletion of positions at any time he determines such revisions are required to carry out the purpose of the law or ARM 17.24.1246 through 17.24.1254. Additions to and deletions from the listing of positions are effective upon notification to the incumbents of the positions added or deleted.
(2) (a) Employees performing functions or duties under the Act shall file annually on February 1 of each year.
(b) New employees hired, appointed, or transferred to perform functions or duties under the Act shall file at the time of entrance to duty.
(c) A new employee is not required to file an annual statement on the subsequent annual filing date if this date occurs within two months after his or her initial statement was filed.
(3) The director shall file his or her statement with the Federal Coal Regulatory Authority. All other employees shall file their statement with the director.