GAO Raises Concerns Over Cruise Crime Reporting Methods

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 4:36 PM EST) -- After undertaking a review of the cruise line industry's compliance with the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act, the U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday raised several concerns regarding the required and voluntary crime reporting systems being used by operators.

The GAO noted that although cruise line operators are generally in compliance with the CVSSA, there are significant limitations to the usefulness of what is currently required from operators in terms of crime reporting. The agency also noted that lawmakers need to finish rulemaking to address...
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