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NTSB RIN: 3147-AA15 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Voluntarily Submitted Safety Information 
Abstract:

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plans to promulgate, at 49 CFR part 851, procedures for submitting and protecting voluntarily submitted safety information. 49 U.S.C. 1114(b)(3) provides that "neither the Board, nor any agency receiving information from the Board, shall disclose voluntarily provided safety-related information if that information is not related to the exercise of the Board's accident or incident investigation authority under this chapter and if the Board finds that the disclosure of the information would inhibit the voluntary provision of that type of information." Prohibiting disclosure of voluntarily submitted safety information allows the NTSB to obtain information necessary to study and advance transportation safety. The NTSB plans to define voluntarily submitted safety information and prescribe procedures obtaining and handling this information.

 
Agency: National Transportation Safety Board(NTSB)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 851   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 1114(a)(1)    49 U.S.C. 1113(f)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ann Gawalt
Deputy General Counsel
National Transportation Safety Board
490 L'Enfant Plaza SW.,
Washington, DC 20594
Phone:202 314-6080