49 U.S. Code § 44735 - Limitation on disclosure of safety information
Limitation on disclosure of safety information
Except as provided by subsection (c), a report, data, or other information described in subsection (b) shall not be disclosed to the public by the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration pursuant to section 552(b)(3)(B) of title 5 if the report, data, or other information is submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration voluntarily and is not required to be submitted to the Administrator under any other provision of law.
(b)Applicability.—The limitation established by subsection (a) shall apply to the following:
Reports, data, or other information produced or collected under the Flight Operational Quality Assurance Program.
Reports, data, or other information produced or collected for purposes of developing and implementing a safety management system acceptable to the Administrator.
(c) Exception for De-identified Information.—
The limitation established by subsection (a) shall not apply to a report, data, or other information if the information contained in the report, data, or other information has been de-identified.