Proceedings of a National Convention of Railroad Commissioners, Volume 4

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Interstate Commerce Commission, 1892 - Railroads
 

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Page 110 - Said commission shall have the power to establish rates of charges for the transportation of passengers and freight by railroads and other transportation companies...
Page 166 - An Act to regulate commerce, approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and all Acts amendatory thereof, and...
Page 47 - It is the power to regulate ; that is, to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed. This power, like all others vested in congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations other than are prescribed in the constitution.
Page 159 - 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 46 - The law in prescribing the time when such complaints will be heard, gives all the notice required, and the proceeding by which the valuation is determined, though it may be followed, if the tax be not paid, by a sale of the delinquent's property, is due process of law...
Page 110 - ... books, records, and papers of all railroad and other transportation companies, and for this purpose they shall have power to issue subpoanas and all other necessary process; to hear and determine complaints against railroad and other transportation companies, to send for persons and papers, to administer oaths, take testimony, and punish for contempt of their orders and processes, in the same manner and to the same extent as Courts of record, and enforce their decisions and correct abuses through...
Page 156 - We will have to close the hearing now. (Thereupon, at 12 o'clock noon, the committee adjourned to meet again at the call of the chairman.) COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Washington, DC, Thursday, October 23, 1919.
Page 160 - ... brought by the United States district attorney in the district court of the United States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed...
Page 43 - ... that when the law has confided to a special tribunal the authority to hear and determine certain matters arising in the course' of its duties, the decision of that tribunal, within the scope of its authority, is conclusive upon all others.
Page 44 - ... some more limited portion of the community, and those laws provide for a mode of confirming or contesting the charge thus imposed, in the ordinary courts of justice, with such notice to the person, or such proceeding in regard to the property, as is appropriate to the nature...

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