49 U.S.C. § 1138 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 49. Transportation § 1138. Evaluation and audit of National Transportation Safety Board

(a) In general. --To promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the programs, operations, and activities of the National Transportation Safety Board, the Comptroller General of the United States shall evaluate and audit the programs and expenditures of the National Transportation Safety Board.  Such evaluation and audit shall be conducted as determined necessary by the Comptroller General or the appropriate congressional committees.

(b) Responsibility of comptroller general. --The Comptroller General shall evaluate and audit Board programs, operations, and activities, including--

(1)  information management and security, including privacy protection of personally identifiable information;

(2)  resource management;

(3)  workforce development;

(4)  procurement and contracting planning, practices and policies;

(5)  the extent to which the Board follows leading practices in selected management areas;  and

(6)  the extent to which the Board addresses management challenges in completing accident investigations.

(c) Appropriate Congressional committees. --For purposes of this section the term “appropriate congressional committees” means the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives.

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