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H.R. 3093 (114th): Correct the Safety Analysis Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 16, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3093

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 16, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to make certain changes in the implementation of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Correct the Safety Analysis Act.

2.

Compliance, Safety, Accountability program

(a)

Use of crash information in determining motor carrier safety risk

In determining the safety risk of a motor carrier under the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, the Secretary of Transportation may attribute a crash to a motor carrier only if the Secretary determines that the carrier could have prevented the crash.

(b)

Use of safety data

(1)

In general

In carrying out the CSA program, and to prevent the misuse and misinterpretation of data by public entities, the Secretary—

(A)

shall use the safety data of a motor carrier developed under the program solely for internal purposes of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, including allocating resources to conduct audits and inspections of motor carriers; and

(B)

may not make the scores available to the public.

(2)

Safety fitness information

Paragraph (1) may not be construed to affect the responsibility of the Secretary under section 31144(a)(3) of title 49, United States Code, to make final safety fitness determinations readily available to the public.

(c)

Compliance, Safety, Accountability program defined

In this section, the term Compliance, Safety, Accountability program or CSA program means the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program carried out by the Secretary, acting through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.