20-25-213. Bureau director and assistants -- duties. The director and assistants of the bureau of mines and geology shall:
(1) take an oath to perform all required services;
(2) guard all confidential information accumulated in their work;
(3) refrain from pecuniary speculation or remunerative private work based upon knowledge of a commercial or economic nature acquired through their services until the knowledge is published and submitted to the people of Montana; and
(4) turn in to the bureau of mines and geology, as state property, all correspondence, notes, illustrations, and other accumulated data.