S.1936 - A bill to require members of the National Transportation Safety Board to be chosen from individuals with expertise in the fields of accident reconstruction, safety engineering, transportation safety, or transportation regulation.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cannon, Howard W. [D-NV] (Introduced 12/10/1981)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Energy and Commerce; Public Works and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 97-326|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/21/1982 Provisions Included in Senate Floor Amendment to H.R.5930. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1936 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (03/30/1982)
Amends the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 to direct the President to appoint individuals to the National Transportation Safety Board on the basis of technical qualification, professional standing, and demonstrated knowledge in the fields of accident reconstruction, safety engineering, human factors, transportation safety, or transportation regulation.
Directs the Board, within 60 days following an airplane accident, to make public relevant portions of a transcription of oral communications recorded on the cockpit voice recorder (otherwise prohibits public disclosure of such transcriptions and the recordings on which they are based).
Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to extend to September 30, 1987, the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to provide certain aviation insurance and reinsurance.