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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the investigation of accidents involving aircraft of an armed force and to clarify the use of reports of such investigations.

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01/30/1980Introduced in House

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01/30/1980Referred to House Committee on Armed Services.
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01/30/1980Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Rep. Wilson, Robert C. [R-CA-41]

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House Armed Services01/30/1980 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/30/1980)

Authorizes the Secretary of any military department to make a safety investigation and report of an accident involving an aircraft of his or her department.

States that unless authorized by the Secretary concerned, no part of any such accident investigation record shall be: (1) released outside the armed force concerned; (2) subject to discovery; or (3) used for evidentiary purposes in any proceeding arising from an investigated accident.

Applies the above prohibitions to: (1) proceedings, findings, and recommendations; (2) confidential statements made by a witness or manufacturer; (3) life science reports; and (4) other personnel and medical records whose disclosure has not been authorized by the individual concerned or next of kin.

States that this Act does not limit: (1) the authority of the National Transportation Safety Board under specified Acts; or (2) the use of Federal agency records furnished for air safety purposes.