49 U.S. Code § 20903 - Reports not evidence in civil actions for damages

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No part of an accident or incident report filed by a railroad carrier under section 20901 of this title or made by the Secretary of Transportation under section 20902 of this title may be used in a civil action for damages resulting from a matter mentioned in the report.

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(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 887.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
20903
45:41.
May 6, 1910, ch. 208, § 4, 36 Stat. 351.

The words “civil action” are substituted for “suit or action” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.

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