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H.R. 2626 (105th): To make clarifications to the Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Nov 9, 1997.

Amends Federal aviation law (Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996) regarding employment investigations and restrictions to permit an air carrier to allow an individual to begin service as a small aircraft pilot, or a helicopter pilot on a non-scheduled operation, before such carrier receives certain requested background information. Sets a 90-day deadline within which the air carrier shall obtain and evaluate such information. Mandates that the pertinent contract stipulate that continuation of such individual's employment is predicated upon a satisfactory evaluation. Provides for waiver of this Act for a documented good faith attempt to obtain such information if the information source (air carrier or other person) no longer exists. Permits, upon request, a pilot who has been employed by an air carrier to review his or her employment records. Requires air carriers to make such records available within a reasonable time (but not later than 30 days after such request).