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AS CHANGED BY THE ACT OF

JUNE 29, 1906

COMPILED BY C. R. HILLYER

JANUARY 31, 1907.-Ordered to be printed

WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

1907

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Sec. 1.--Application of act defined .......

Sec. 9.-Compulsory process in suit......

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“Railroad” and “transportation” de Sec. 10.—Misdemeanor to violate terms of act ....

fined ................................

Misdemeanor false billing, etc., by car-

Reasonable charges prescribed .

rier or shipper ..

Free transportation of passengers prohib-

Misdemeanor, solicting rebates by ship-

ited .........

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per ........

('arrier not to transport commodity of its

Carrier and shipper liable to party dis-

own production ....

criminated against...

Switch connections to be furnished

SEC. 11.-Commission, appointed, qualifications,

Cars to be furnished ........

terms..........

Commission may order switch conner-

SEC. 12.--Commission to investigate..

tions ............ ...........

Commission to enforce act.

SEC. 2.-Unjust discrimination unlawful.....

Commission to be assisted by Attorney-

SEC. 3. -Undue preference unlawful

General..........

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Carriers to interchange traffic

Costs paid out of court appropriations ...

SEC. 4.-Long and short haul regulated.

Compulsory process.......

Sec. 5.-Pooling prohibited ...

Court to aid in process ........

SEC. 6.-—Tariff, including joint tariff, to be filed and

Immunity to witness.....

kept open......

Depositions, procedure...

Several tariffs applying in lieu of joint Sec. 13.-Complaints by individual, society, etc....

tariff to be filed and kept open........

Procedure of investigation........

Tariff to show details of charges.

Commission may investigate on its own

Tariff to be printed and posted....

motion ................

Tariff on transportation through United

Complaint not defective for lack of direct

States, foreign country and into United

damage .....

States, to be printed and posted ... 9 SEC. 14.-Commission to report conclusions, order,

Thirty days' notice before change of pub-

and findings of fact ............

lished tariff .....

Report recorded and furnished parties...
Commission may waive notice...........

Reports published, competent evidence..
Joint tariff to show names of participants..

Annual reports of Commission published.
Joint tariffs, concurrence therein to be

SEC. 15.-Commission to prescribe maximum rate

filed ..

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and reasonable practice ....

Copies of carriers' contracts and arrange-

Order to cease and desist from rate or

ments to be filed

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practice.

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Commission to prescribe form of schedule.

Time and period of taking effect .....

Transportation prohibited until rates pub-

Commission may proportion joint rate...

lished ...............................

Commission may establish through routes

Deviation from published rate unlawful..

and joint rates...
Refunding portion of rate or extending

Shipper rendering service paid only rea-
facilities unlawful.

sonable compensation ......... ......

“Carrier” means "common carrier”....

Enumeration of powers not exclusive...

Preference to United States in time of Sec. 16.-Commission may award damages.......

war ........... ..................

Complainant may collect damages by

Sec. 7.--Continuous form of shipment preserved..

civil suit..

SEC. 8.- Violation of act makes carrier liable to

Findings and order of Commission prima

shipper for damages and counsel fee ...

facie evidence ........

Sec. 9.-- Election of either complaint to Commis-

Costs and attorney's fee allowed peti-
sion or suit for damages.........

tioner...

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