49 CFR 831.10 - Autopsies and postmortem testing.

§ 831.10 Autopsies and postmortem testing.

When a person dies as a result of having been involved in a transportation accident within the jurisdiction of the NTSB -

(a) The NTSB is authorized to obtain, with or without reimbursement, a copy of a report of autopsy performed by a State or local authority on such person.

(b) The NTSB may order an autopsy or other postmortem tests of any person as may be related to its investigation of a transportation accident. The IIC may direct that an autopsy or other test be performed if necessary for an investigation. Provisions of local law protecting religious beliefs with respect to autopsies shall be observed to the extent they are consistent with the needs of the investigation.

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Title 49 published on 16-Dec-2017 04:00

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 831 after this date.

  • 2017-10-12; vol. 82 # 196 - Thursday, October 12, 2017
    1. 82 FR 47401 - Civil Monetary Penalty Catch Up Inflation Adjustment and Annual Inflation Adjustment
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      NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD
      Interim Final Rule with request for comments.
      This Interim Final Rule is effective on October 12, 2017. The NTSB will accept written comments on this Interim Final Rule on or before October 27, 2017.
      49 CFR Part 831