Transportation Act Amendments, 1963: Hearings Before the Surface Transportation Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 1061, a Bill to Exempt Certain Carriers from Minimum Rate Regulation in the Transportation of Bulk Commodities, Agricultural and Fishery Products, and Passengers, and for Other Purposes; and S. 1062, a Bill to Provide for Strengthening and Improving the National Transportation System, and for Other Purposes
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964 - Carriers - 1079 pages
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Page 758 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the Inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...
Page 660 - That any person who shall be injured in his business or property by reason of anything forbidden in the antitrust laws may sue therefor in any district court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found or has an agent, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained, and the cost of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee.
Page 144 - Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service: and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.
Page 16 - Commission may conduct its proceedings in such manner as will best conduce to the proper dispatch of business and to the ends of justice.
Page 376 - Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers, or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line or route in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Page 212 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 18 - ... together with a reasonable counsel or attorney's fee, to be fixed by the court in every case of recovery, which attorney's fee shall be taxed and collected as part of the costs In the case.
Page 58 - Act; and (2) which are in effect at the time this Act takes effect; shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, terminated, superseded, set aside, or revoked by the President, the Secretary, or other authorized official, a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law.
Page 8 - ... rates" means rates, fares, and charges, and all classifications, regulations, and practices relating thereto. (2) In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed...
Page 378 - It shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this part to make, give, or cause any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, association, locality, port, port district, gateway, transit point, region, district, territory, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...