United States Code

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§ 4367.
Reporting requirements of financial interests of officers and employees of Environmental Protection Agency
Covered officers and employees
Each officer or employee of the Environmental Protection Agency who—
has any known financial interest in any person who applies for or receives grants, contracts, or other forms of financial assistance under this Act,
shall, beginning on February 1, 1978, annually file with the Administrator 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.
Implementation of requirements by Administrator
The Administrator shall—
act within ninety days after November 8, 1977
to define the term “known financial interest” for purposes of subsection (a) of this section; and
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 provision for the filing by such officers and employees of such statements and the review by the Administrator of such statements; and
Exemption of positions by Administrator

In the rules prescribed under subsection (b) of this section, the Administrator may identify specific positions of a nonpolicymaking nature within the Administration and provide that officers or employees occupying such positions shall be exempt from the requirements of this section.

Violations; penalties

Any officer or employee who is subject to, and knowingly violates, this section, shall be fined not more than $2,500 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(Pub. L. 95–155, § 12, Nov. 8, 1977, 91 Stat. 1263.)
cite as: 42 USC 4367