Merchant Marine Bill, 1939: Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5130, Omitting Section 2 (rates in Foreign Trade) and Section 4 (marine Terminal Regulation)

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Page 166 - citizen of the United States" include a corporation, partnership, or association only if it is a citizen of the United States within the meaning of section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916, as amended (USC, title 46, sec.
Page 81 - Act" means any person not included in the term "common carrier by water," carrying on the business of forwarding or furnishing wharfage, dock, warehouse, or other terminal facilities in connection with a common carrier by water.
Page 166 - ... may be exercised, directly or indirectly, in behalf of any person who is not a citizen of the United States...
Page 162 - ... The collector of customs upon the recording of a preferred mortgage shall deliver two certified copies thereof to the mortgagor who shall place, and use due diligence to retain, one copy on board the mortgaged vessel and cause such copy and the documents of the vessel to be exhibited by the master to any person having business with the vessel, which may give rise to a maritime lien upon the vessel or to the sale, conveyance, or mortgage thereof. The master of the vessel shall, upon the request...
Page 78 - The controlling fact is the power to regulate at all. If that exists, the right to establish the maximum of charge, as one of the means of regulation, is implied. In fact, the common-law rule, which requires the charge to be reasonable, is itself a regulation as to price.
Page 100 - Agent, or executive thereof, directly or indirectly, shall own, operate, or charter any vessel or vessels engaged in the domestic intercoastal or coastwise service, or own any pecuniary interest, directly or indirectly, in any person or concern that owns, charters, or operates any vessel or vessels in the domestic intercoastal or coastwise service, without the written permission of the Commission.
Page 165 - The following persons shall be presumed to have authority from the owner to procure repairs, supplies, towage, use of dry dock or marine railway, and other necessaries for the vessel: The managing owner, ship's husband, master, or any person to whom the management of the vessel at the port of supply is intrusted.
Page 155 - ... citizen of the United States within the meaning of section 2 of the Shipping Act. 1916, as amended (USC. title 46. sec. 802). and with respect to a corporation under title VI of this Act, all directors of the corporation are citizens of the United States...
Page 179 - At any hearing involving a rate, fare, or charge increased after January 1, 1910, or of a rate, fare, or charge, sought to be increased after the passage of this Act, the burden of proof to show that the increased rate, fare, or charge, or proposed increased rate, fare, or charge, is just and reasonable shall be upon the carrier, and the Commission shall give to the hearing and decision of such questions preference over all other questions pending before it and decide the same as speedily as possible.
Page 166 - The controlling interest in a corporation shall not be deemed to be owned by citizens of the United States (a) if the title to a majority of the stock thereof is not vested in such citizens free from any trust or fiduciary obligation in favor of any person not a citizen of the United States...

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