49 CFR 821.1 - Definitions.

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§ 821.1 Definitions.
(a) As used in this part:
Administrator means the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA);
Airman certificate means any certificate issued by the FAA to an airman, and shall include medical certificates required for airmen;
Appeal from an initial decision means a request to the Board to review a law judge's decision;
Appeal to the Board means a request to the Board for the review by a law judge of an order of the Administrator;
Appealable order means an order of a law judge that has the effect of terminating the proceeding, such as one granting a motion to dismiss in lieu of an answer, as provided in § 821.17, or one granting a motion for judgment on the pleadings or summary judgment. Appealable order does not include an order granting in part a motion to dismiss and requiring an answer to any remaining allegation or allegations, an order granting in part judgment on the pleadings or summary judgment, or a ruling on an interlocutory matter;
Board means the National Transportation Safety Board;
Case Manager means the officer of the Board's Office of Administrative Law Judges responsible for the processing of cases within that office;
Certificate means any certificate issued by the Administrator under 49 U.S.C. Chapter 447;
Chief Law Judge means the administrative law judge in charge of the adjudicative function of the Board's Office of Administrative Law Judges;
Complaint means an order of the Administrator, reissued for pleading purposes, from which an appeal to the Board has been taken pursuant to sections 49 U.S.C. 44106, 44709 or 46301;
Emergency order means an order of the Administrator issued pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 44709, which recites that an emergency exists and that safety in air commerce or air transportation and the public interest require the immediate effectiveness of such order;
Flight engineer means a person who holds a flight engineer certificate issued under Part 63 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations;
Initial decision means the law judge's decision on the issue or issues remaining for disposition at the close of a hearing;
Law judge means the administrative law judge assigned to hear and preside over the respective proceeding;
Mechanic means a person who holds a mechanic certificate issued under Part 65 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations;
Order means the document (sometimes also termed the complaint) by which the Administrator seeks to amend, modify, suspend or revoke a certificate, or impose a civil penalty;
Petition for review means a petition filed pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 44703 for review of the Administrator's denial of an application for issuance or renewal of an airman certificate;
Petitioner means a person who has filed a petition for review;
Pilot means a person who holds a pilot certificate issued under Part 61 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations;
Repairman means a person who holds a repairman certificate issued under Part 65 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations;
Respondent means the holder of a certificate who has appealed to the Board from an order of the Administrator amending, modifying, suspending or revoking a certificate, or imposing a civil penalty.
(b) Terms defined in 49 U.S.C. Chapters 11, 447 and 463 are used as so defined.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

§ 1101 - Definitions

§ 1111 - General organization

§ 1112 - Special boards of inquiry on air transportation safety

§ 1113 - Administrative

§ 1114 - Disclosure, availability, and use of information

§ 1115 - Training

§ 1116 - Reports and studies

§ 1117 - Annual report

§ 1118 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 1119 - Accident and safety data classification and publication

§ 1131 - General authority

§ 1132 - Civil aircraft accident investigations

§ 1133 - Review of other agency action

§ 1134 - Inspections and autopsies

§ 1135 - Secretary of Transportation’s responses to safety recommendations

§ 1136 - Assistance to families of passengers involved in aircraft accidents

§ 1137 - Authority of the Inspector General

§ 1138 - Evaluation and audit of National Transportation Safety Board

§ 1139 - Assistance to families of passengers involved in rail passenger accidents

§ 1151 - Aviation enforcement

§ 1152 - Joinder and intervention in aviation proceedings

§ 1153 - Judicial review

§ 1154 - Discovery and use of cockpit and surface vehicle recordings and transcripts

§ 1155 - Aviation penalties

§ 44701 - General requirements

§ 44702 - Issuance of certificates

§ 44703 - Airman certificates

§ 44704 - Type certificates, production certificates, airworthiness certificates,,

§ 44705 - Air carrier operating certificates

§ 44706 - Airport operating certificates

§ 44707 - Examining and rating air agencies

§ 44708 - Inspecting and rating air navigation facilities

§ 44709 - Amendments, modifications, suspensions, and revocations of certificates

§ 44710 - Revocations of airman certificates for controlled substance violations

§ 44711 - Prohibitions and exemption

§ 44712 - Emergency locator transmitters

§ 44713 - Inspection and maintenance

§ 44714 - Aviation fuel standards

§ 44715 - Controlling aircraft noise and sonic boom

§ 44716 - Collision avoidance systems

§ 44717 - Aging aircraft

§ 44718 - Structures interfering with air commerce

§ 44719 - Standards for navigational aids

§ 44720 - Meteorological services

§ 44721 - Aeronautical charts and related products and services

§ 44722 - Aircraft operations in winter conditions

§ 44723 - Annual report

§ 46301 - Civil penalties

Public Laws

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 821 after this date.

  • 2013-10-24; vol. 78 # 206 - Thursday, October 24, 2013
    1. 78 FR 63438 - Rules of Practice in Air Safety Proceedings
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      NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD
      Notice of proposed rulemaking; reopening of comment period.
      The comment period for the proposed rule published September 19, 2013, at 78 FR 57602, is reopened. Comments must be submitted by November 6, 2013.
      49 CFR Part 821