Commission Leaflets: Recent Commission Orders, Rulings and Decisions from the Following States, Issues 14-18

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Page 984 - We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintaining a highway under legislative sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it for the convenience of the public.
Page 1040 - What the company is entitled to demand, in order that it may have just compensation, is a fair return upon the reasonable value of the property at the time it is being used for the public.
Page 228 - ... carrier refund or remit in any manner or by any device any portion of the rates, fares, and charges so specified, nor extend to any shipper or person any privileges or facilities in the transportation of passengers or property, except such as are specified in such tariffs: Provided, that wherever the word "carrier" occurs in this Act it shall be held to mean "common carrier.
Page 445 - No person, partnership, association or corporation operating a public utility shall have the right to the use of the highways, streets, alleys or other public places of any city, village or township for wires, poles, pipes, tracks or conduits, without the consent of the duly constituted authorities of such city, village or township; nor to transact a local business therein without first obtaining a franchise therefor from such city, village or township. The right of all cities, villages and townships...
Page 1008 - And in order to ascertain that value, the original cost of construction, the amount expended in permanent improvements, the amount and market value of its bonds and stock, the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute, and the sum required to meet operating expenses, are all matters for consideration, and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case.
Page 621 - ... when necessary for the acquisition of property, the construction, completion, extension or improvement of its facilities, or for the improvement or maintenance of its service or for the discharge or lawful refunding of its obligations...
Page 962 - ... such use will not result in irreparable injury to the owner or other users...
Page 244 - Except as in this section otherwise provided, no public utility shall charge, demand, collect or receive a greater or less or different compensation for any product or commodity furnished or to be furnished, or for any service rendered or to be rendered, than the rates, tolls, rentals and charges applicable to such 27 Ib. product or commodity or service as specified in its schedules on file and in effect at the time...
Page 1003 - That said company shall keep separate, true and accurate accounts showing the receipt and application in detail of the proceeds of the sale...
Page 229 - ... tolls, rentals, and charges so specified, nor extend to any corporation or person any form of contract or agreement, or any rule or regulation, or any facility or privilege except such as are regularly and uniformly extended to all corporations and persons; provided, that the Commission may by rule or order establish such exceptions from the operation of this prohibition as it may consider just and reasonable as to each public utility.

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