>NSTB Reauthorization Hearing

>The Subcommittee on Aviation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure conducted a hearing on Reauthorization of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The Honorable Deborah A.P. Hersman, Chair, NTSB testified that the Board is seeking more explicit authority to conduct investigations, as well as improved right of access to critical information, such as medical records. Dr. Gerald L. Dillingham, GAO, testified that the NTSB seeks reduced statutory requirements for investigating maritime accidents and changes intended to more clearly define NTSB’s and the U.S. Coast Guard’s respective roles and responsibilities.