Article - General Provisions
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, and subject to subsections (d) and (e) of this section, each official and candidate for office as a State official shall file a statement as specified in §§ 5–602 through 5–608 of this subtitle.
(b) Financial disclosure by a judge of a court under Article IV, § 1 of the Maryland Constitution, a candidate for elective office as a judge, or a judicial appointee as defined in Maryland Rule 16–814 is governed by § 5–610 of this subtitle.
(c) The requirement to file a financial disclosure statement under subsection (a) of this section does not apply to:
(1) a deputy sheriff and any employee in the office of the sheriff of a county; and
(2) a deputy or assistant State’s Attorney and any employee in the office of the State’s Attorney for a county.
(d) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, an individual who is a public official only as a member of a board and who receives annual compensation that is less than 25% of the lowest annual compensation at State grade level 16 shall file the statement required by subsection (a) of this section in accordance with § 5–609 of this subtitle.
(2) A member of a board of license commissioners or of a liquor control board shall file a statement in accordance with § 5–607 of this subtitle.
(e) A commissioner or an applicant for appointment as commissioner of a bicounty commission shall file the statement required by subsection (a) of this section in accordance with Subtitle 8, Part IV of this title.