Interstate Commerce Act of 1943 (regulation of Rate Bureaus): Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 942, Volumes 1-2

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Page 48 - ... developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this Act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page 553 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation,* * *, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each...
Page 275 - UNITED STATES SENATE, COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE COMMERCE, Washington, DC The committee met at 10 o'clock am, pursuant to adjournment on yesterday, in room 212, Senate Office Building, Senator James E.
Page 142 - In case any public utility shall do, cause to be done or permit to be done any act, matter or thing prohibited, forbidden or declared to be unlawful, or shall omit to do any act, matter or thing required to be done, either by the constitution, any law of this state or any order or decision of the commission...
Page 311 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers, or of like kind of property, 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 489 - person" means any individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association or joint stock association ; and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof.
Page 49 - The extent to which right-of-way or other transportation facilities and special services have been or are provided from public funds for the use, within the territorial limits of the continental United States, of each of the three types of carriers without adequate compensation, direct or indirect, therefor, and the extent to which such carriers have been or are aided by donations of public property, payments from public funds in excess of adequate compensation for services rendered in return therefor,...
Page 47 - Commission exercised was primarily for the purpose of preventing injustice by unreasonable or discriminatory rates against persons and localities, and the only provisions of the law that inured to the benefit of the carriers were the requirement that the rates should be reasonable in the sense of furnishing an adequate compensation for the particular service rendered and the abolition of rebates. The new measure imposed an affirmative duty on the Interstate Commerce Commission to fix rates and to...
Page 379 - A number equal to one-third of the members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
Page 97 - Whenever the Chairman of the War Production Board shall, after consultation with the Attorney General, find, and so certify to the Attorney General in writing, that the doing of any act or thing, or the omission to do any act or thing, by one or more persons...

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