Interstate Commerce Act Amendments: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session

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Committee Serial No. 89-32. Considers S. 1727 and related H.R. 5401, S. 1728, S. 1731, S. 1732, S. 1733, to tighten reporting requirements and penalties for control of illegal truck carriage operations. Also considers 11 bills to eliminate unnecessary trucking industry regulations, including regulations on interlocking directorates and required oaths in reporting.
 

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Page viii - ... period of limitation said period shall be extended to include six months from the time notice in writing is given by the carrier to the claimant of disallowance of the claim, or any part or parts thereof, specified in the notice.
Page 7 - ... of damages sustained in consequence of any such violation of the provisions of this act, 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 242 - common carrier by motor vehicle" means any person which holds itself out to the general public to engage in the transportation by motor vehicle in interstate or foreign commerce of passengers or property or any class or classes thereof for compensation, whether over regular or irregular routes...
Page 7 - State court of general jurisdiction having jurisdiction of the parties, a complaint setting forth briefly the causes for which he claims damages, and the order of the Commission in the premises.
Page 4 - An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their cars with automatic couplers and continuous brakes, and their locomotives with driving-wheel brakes, and for other purposes...
Page 242 - control" (including the terms "controlling", "controlled by" and "under common control with") means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract...
Page 9 - If a carrier does not comply with an order for the payment of money within the time limit in such order, the complainant, or any person for whose benefit such order was made...
Page 9 - If such carrier shall not satisfy the complaint within the time specified, or there shall appear to be any reasonable ground for investigating said complaint, it shall be the duty of the commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 9 - All complaints for the recovery of damages shall be filed with the Commission within two years from the time the cause of action accrues, and not after...
Page 10 - ... parties to such order awarding such damages may be joined as defendants, and such suit may be maintained by such joint plaintiffs and against such joint defendants in any district where any one of such joint plaintiffs could maintain such suit against any one of such joint defendants...

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