.05 Department Responsibilities.

The Department is responsible for:

A. Making each employee aware of the requirements of this chapter;

B. Ensuring that each employee who has an outside farm business acknowledges that the employee has read and agrees to be bound by the requirements of this chapter;

C. Ensuring that each employee subject to this chapter has executed a nonparticipation agreement with the Department that requires the employee to designate a representative to interact with the Department on matters involving the employee's farming business, and directs the employee to acknowledge that the employee may not participate in any way in any decision regarding any complaint or question regarding their farming business;

D. Keeping records for each employee who is subject to the requirements of this chapter; and

E. Monitoring and enforcing employee compliance with the requirements of this chapter.