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SEC. 16.—Damage complaints to Commission within

two years......

Petition to court for enforcement of dam-

age order within one year.....

Claims accrued prior to act within one

year ................................

Joinder of all interested parties.........

Service in district of operating office.....

Recovery against and in favor of proper

parties......

Order of Commission served by mail....
Order of Commission suspended or modi-
fied.......

...............

Order of Commission to be observed by

carrier ........

$5,000 forfeit for violation of order under

section 15 ........

Recovery of forfeiture by United States,

costs......

Special counsel employed by Commis-

sion ..........

.............

Order, other than for payment of money,

enforced by court, procedure.........
Appeal, venue, expedition, and priority
of suit...

......... 33, 34
Injunction only on hearing, with five

days' notice to Commission...........
Appeal from interlocutory decree within

thirty days to Supreme Court....

Prima facie evidence.....

Sec. 16a.-Rehearing by Commission on applica-

tion ...................

Sec. 17.- Procedure to conduce to justice.

Majority to constitute quorum........ 36

Commissioner not to participate when

pecuniarily interested.

Proceedings public on request of either

party .........

Official seal of Commission...
Commissioner may administer oath or

sign subpoena
SEC. 18.-Salary of Commissioners, secretary, and

other employees........
Offices and supplies of Commission .....
Fees and mileage of witnesses .....

Vouchers approved by chairman .......
SEC. 19.-Principal office and general sessions in

Washington, special sessions may be

held elsewhere in United States ......
One or more Commissioners may investi-

gate anywhere in United States.......

SEC. 20.- Annual reports from carriers prescribed

by Commission to contain information

as to-

Organization, securities, finances,

property, etc..

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Salaries and employees...

Accidents ........

Improvements

Balance sheet, etc ..........

Regulations on rates and fares..

SEC. 20.—Time and system of accounts to be uni-

form...

......

Reports to be annual, unless extended by

Commission and under oath .........

Forfeiture for failure to report...

Monthly reports may be required.......

Forfeitures recovered as are others under

act ............

Oath to report administered by.....

Forms of accounts prescribed.

Access to carriers' accounts.......

l'nlawful to keep other than prescribed

accounts

......

Agents and examiners who have au-

thority to inspect records ..

Receivers and trustees of carriers subject

to regulation of accounts ..........

Forfeiture for failure to keep and exhibit

accounts..

Misdemeanor to make false entry, muti-

Jate, failure to make entries ..........

Examiner divulging information pun-

ished..

....................

Mandamus to compel obedience to

acts............

Specialagents and examiners to administer
oaths .......

......

Receiving carrier liable for damage to

shipment.

.....

Existing remedies remain to holder of bill
of lading

........
Receiving carrier has recourse upon car-

rier responsible for loss...

Sec. 21.--Annual report and recommendations to

Congress by Commission .............

SEC. 22.- Transportation of property and persons

free or at reduced rates in certain

cases .......

Common law or statutory remedies not

abridged by act.......

Interchangeable mileage tickets may be

issued ...........

SEC. 23.- Mandamus compelling movement of

freight and furnishing of facilities.....

Sec. 24 (added June 29, 1906).—Commission en-

larged, compensation, qualifications,

appointment, terms.

.........

SEC. 9 (new). ---Compulsory process acts made ap-

........

Sec. 10 (new).-Conflicting acts repealed, saving

clause.........

Sec. 11 (new).- Act in force from passage ...

J. Res. -Suspended for sixty days.........

ELKINS ACT.

Sec. 1.-Corporation liable .

Failure to publish and observe rates a

misdemeanor.......

Soliciting or accepting rebates a misde-

meanor ........

Fine or imprisonment or both.

Issued

..............................

plicable..

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IMMUNITY LAW OF FEBRUARY 11, 1893...........
LAW DEFINING IMMUNITY, JUNE 30, 1906...
Law EXPEDITING Suits, FEBRUARY 11, 1903.....
Law REQUIRING REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS, MARCH 3, 1901...

INTERSTATE COMMERCE LAW AS CHANGED BY THE ACT OF

JUNE 29, 1906.

Provisions set parallel contain exactly the same wording.

ACT OF FEBRUARY 4, 1887.

ACT OF JUNE 29, 1906.

[34 Stat., 584.] [Given in full and in regular order.]

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SEC. 1. That the provisions of this Act shall apply to any corporation or any person or per- Pipe lines. sons engaged in the transportation of oil or other commodity, except water and except natural or artificial gas, by means of pipe lines, or partly by pipe lines and partly by railroad, or partly by pipe lines and partly by water, who shall be considered and beld to be common carriers within the meaning and purpose of this Act, and to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad "(or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used under a common control, management, or arrangement for a continuous carriage or shipment), from one State or Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, to any other State or Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, or from one place in a Territory Intraterritorial. to another place in the same Territory, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States through a foreign country to any other place in the United States, and also to the transportation in like manner of property shipped from any place in the United States to a foreign

Intraterritorial,

or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States through a foreign country to any other place in the United States, and also to the transportation in like manner of property shipped from any place in the United States to a foreign

a Parentheses in new law only.

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