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15 IS 7 906

DEC 8 194 Si

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CONTENTS.

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SEC. 9.-Compulsory process in suit...

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Sec. 10.-Misdemeanor to violate terms of act

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Misdemeanor false billing, etc., by car-

rier or shipper

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Misdemeanor, solicting rebates by ship-

per...

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Carrier and shipper liable to party dis-

criminated against.....

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Sec. 11.-Commission, appointed, qualifications,

terms...

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SEC. 12.-Commission to investigate..

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Commission to enforce act.

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Commission to be assisted by Attorney-

General.....

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Costs paid out of court appropriations. 19

Compulsory process...

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Court to aid in process

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Immunity to witness.

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Depositions, procedure..

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Sec. 13.-Complaints by individual, society, etc... 21

Procedure of investigation....

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Commission may investigate on its own

motion ....

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Complaint not defective for lack of direct

damage ..

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Sec. 14.-Commission to report conclusions, order,

and findings of fact ....

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Report recorded and furnished parties... 23

Reports published, competent evidence.. 23

Annual reports of Commission published. 23

Sec. 15.-Commission to prescribe maximum rate

and reasonable practice .....

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Order to cease and desist from rate or

practice..

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Time and period of taking effect.

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Commission may proportion joint rate... 24

Commission may establish through routes

and joint rates....

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Shipper rendering service paid only rea-

sonable compensation ...

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Enumeration of powers not exclusive... 25

Sec. 16.—Commission may award damages... 25

Complainant may collect damages by

civil suit.....

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Findings and order of Commission prima

facie evidence.

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Costs and attorney's fee allowed peti-
tioner...

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Sec. 16.—Damage complaints to Commission within Sec. 20.-Time and system of accounts to be uni-

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form....

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Petition to court for enforcement of dam-

Reports to be annual, unless extended by

age order within one year...

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Commission and under oath

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Claims accrued prior to act within one

Forfeiture for failure to report.

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year.

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Monthly reports may be required... 39

Joinder of all interested parties...

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Forfeitures recovered as are others under

Service in district of operating office.... 28

act

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Recovery against and in favor of proper

Oath to report administered by.

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parties....

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Forms of accounts prescribed.

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Order of Commission served by mail... 29

Access to carriers' accounts..

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Order of Commission suspended or modi-

Unlawful to keep other than prescribed

fied....

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accounts

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Order of Commission to be observed by

Agents and examiners who have au-

carrier...

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thority to inspect records ...

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$5,000 forfeit for violation of order under

Receivers and trustees of carriers subject

section 15

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to regulation of accounts

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Recovery of forfeiture by United States,

Forfeiture for failure to keep and exhibit

costs....

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accounts

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Special counsel employed by Commis-

Misdemeanor to make false entry, muti-

sion

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Jate, failure to make entries

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Order, other than for payment of money,

Examiner divulging information pun-

enforced by court, procedure......

ished

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Appeal, venue, expedition, and priority

Mandamus to compel obedience to

of suit

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acts...

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Injunction only on hearing, with five

Special agents and examiners to administer

days' notice to Commission....

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oaths ...

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Appeal from interlocutory decree within

Receiving carrier liable for damage to

thirty days to Supreme Court.....

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shipment .....

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Prima facie evidence....

Existing remedies remain to holder of bill

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

of lading

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tion .....

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Receiving carrier has recourse upon car-

SEC. 17.—Procedure to conduce to justice....

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rier responsible for loss...

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Majority to constitute quorum..

36 SEC. 21.-Annual report and recommendations to

Commissioner not to participate when

Congress by Commission ..

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pecuniarily interested...

36 Sec. 22.—Transportation of property and persons

Proceedings public on request of either

free or at reduced rates in certain

party

36

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Official seal of Commission..

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Common law or statutory remedies not

Commissioner may administer oath or

abridged by act.....

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sign subpoena

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Interchangeable mileage tickets may be

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

issued

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other employees....

36 SEC. 23.—Mandamus compelling movement of

Offices and supplies of Commission

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freight and furnishing of facilities..... 43

Fees and mileage of witnesses

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

Vouchers approved by chairman

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larged, compensation, qualifications,

Sec. 19.—Principal office and general sessions in

appointment, terms..

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Washington, special sessions may be Sec. 9 (new).-Compulsory process acts made ap-

held elsewhere in United States

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plicable .....

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One or more Commissioners may investi- Sec. 10 (new).-Conflicting acts repealed, saving

gate anywhere in United States.... 37

clause....

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Sec. 20.-Annual reports from carriers prescribed SEC. 11 (new).- Act in force from passage

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by Commission to contain information J. Res. - Suspended for sixty days.

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as to-

Organization, securities, finances,

ELKINS ACT.

property, etc .....

37 Sec. 1.-Corporation liable ..

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Salaries and employees.

38

Failure to publish and observe rates a

Accidents..

38

misdemeanor..

Improvements

38

Soliciting or accepting rebates a misde-

Balance sheet, etc.

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Regulations on rates and fares...... 38

Fine or imprisonment or both

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meanor

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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..

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