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SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
A BILL TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT,
AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
JUNE 26, 27, AND 28, and July 27, 1939
Printed for the use of the Committee on Interstate Commerce
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE COMMERCE
BURTON K. WHEELER, Montana, Chairman ELLISON D. SMITH, South Carolina
WALLACE H. WHITE, JR., Maine ROBERT F. WAGNER, New York
WARREN R. AUSTIN, Vermont ALBEN W. BARKLEY, Kentucky
HENRIK SHIPSTEAD, Minnesota M. M. NEELY, West Virginia
CHARLES W. TOBEY, New Hampshire HOMER T. BONE, Washington
CLYDE M. REED, Kansas
CHAN GURNEY, South Dakota
M. W. MITCHELL, Clerk
SUBCOMMITTEE ON S. 2610
WARREN R. AUSTIN
EDWIN O. JOHNSON
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
SEP 19 1939
DIVISION OF DOCUMENTS
TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT
MONDAY, JUNE 28, 1939
UNITED STATES SENATE,
Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10:30 a. m., in room 457, Senate Office Building, Senator Harry S. Truman presiding.
Present: Senators Truman (chairman of the subcommittee) and Tobey.
Senator TRUMAN (chairman of the subcommittee). The subcommittee will come to order. I have a brief statement to make for the record, but first will say that the subcommittee will be in session today and tomorrow, and if necessary on Wednesday, and then we will adjourn until Monday, July 10.
The bill on which we are opening these hearings is S. 2610, a bill to amend the Interstate Commerce Act, which was introduced jointly by Senator Wheeler and myself. I will put into the record a copy of the bill and also a copy of the committee print, the latter dated June 21, 1939, showing the changes which this bill proposes to make in the existing law.
(S. 2610, June 15, 1939, and S. 2610 (committee print), June 21, 1939, will here be printed, as follows:)