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DOT/FAA RIN: 2120-AK09 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: +Drug and Alcohol Testing of Certain Maintenance Provider Employees Located Outside of the United States 

This rulemaking would require controlled substance testing of some employees working in repair stations located outside the United States. The intended effect is to increase participation by companies outside of the United States in testing of employees who perform safety critical functions and testing standards similar to those used in the repair stations located in the United States. This action is necessary to increase the level of safety of the flying public. This rulemaking is a statutory mandate under section 308(d) of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Public Law 112-95).

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 145   
Legal Authority: 14 CFR    49 U.S.C. 106(g)    49 U.S.C. 40113    49 U.S.C. 44701    49 U.S.C. 44702    49 U.S.C. 44707    49 U.S.C. 44709    49 U.S.C. 44717   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory  Rulemaking  02/14/2013 

Overall Description of Deadline: statutory

Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  03/17/2014  79 FR 14621   
ANPRM Comment Period Extended  05/01/2014  79 FR 24631   
ANPRM Comment Period End  05/16/2014 
ANPRM Comment Period Extended End  07/17/2014 
NPRM  12/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Julia Brady
Program Analyst, Program Policy Branch
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Ave, SW,
Washington, DC 20591