Amendments to Sec. 22 of the Interstate Commerce Act...: Hearings...on S. 904 and 906...April 26 and 29, 1954

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Page 33 - That nothing in this Act shall prevent the carriage, storage, or handling of property free or at reduced rates for the United States, State, or municipal governments, or for charitable purposes, or to or from fairs and expositions for exhibition thereat...
Page 38 - ... foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers; to encourage the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for transportation services, without unjust discriminations, undue preferences or advantages, or unfair or destructive competitive practices; to cooperate with the several States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; — all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving...
Page 63 - The process of rate making is essentially empiric. The stuff of the process is fluid and changing — the resultant of factors that must be valued as well as weighed. Congress has therefore delegated the enforcement of transportation policy to a permanent expert body and has charged it with the duty of being responsive to the dynamic character of transportation problems.
Page 6 - household goods" means (1) personal effects and property used or to be used in a dwelling when a part of the equipment or supply of such dwelling; (2) furniture, fixtures, equipment, and the property of stores, offices, museums, institutions, hospitals, or other establishments, when a part of the stock, equipment, or supply of such stores, offices, museums, institutions, hospitals, or other establishments...
Page 38 - 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; to encourage the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for transportation services, without unjust discrimination, undue preferences or advantages,...
Page 12 - S. 377, a bill to establish the finality of contracts between the Government and common carriers of passengers and freight subject to the Interstate Commerce Act.
Page 26 - Office of the Director of Transportation and Communications, among other things, has responsibility to establish policy for the economical procurement of transportation services for the constituent military departments of the Department of Defense. I have been engaged in the transportation field in various capacities since 1925. It is a pleasure to have this opportunity to appear before your committee as a representative of the Department of Defense to be heard on S.
Page 38 - ... The National Transportation Policy (54 Stat. 899), provides in part: (September 18, 1940) (49 USC, preceding sections 1, 301, 901, 1001). 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 subject to the provisions of this act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each...
Page 68 - The Bureau of the Budget has advised that it has no objection to the submission of this report. Sincerely yours, Ross RIZLEY, Chairman.
Page 13 - Every common carrier by motor vehicle shall file with the Commission, and print, and keep open to public inspection, tariffs showing all the rates, fares, and charges for transportation, and all services in connection therewith...

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