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Sec. 1.-Application of act defined

“Railroad” and “transportation" de-

fined ....
Reasonable charges prescribed
Free transportation of passengers prohib-

ited
Carrier not to transport commodity of its

own production
Switch connections to be furnished
Cars to be furnished....
Commission may order switch connec-

tions
Sec. 2.-Unjust discrimination unlawful..
Sec. 3.–Undue preference unlawful

Carriers to interchange traffic
Sec. 4.-Long and short haul regulated...
Sec. 5.- Pooling prohibited
SEC. 6.—Tariff, including joint tariff, to be filed and

kept open..
Several tariffs applying in lieu of joint

tariff to be filed and kept open..
Tariff to show details of charges
Tariff to be printed and posted...
Tariff on transportation through United

States, foreign country and into United

States, to be printed and posted ......
Thirty days' notice before change of pub-

lished tariff.

Commission may waive notice...

Joint tariff to show names of participants..

Joint tariffs, concurrence therein to be

filed..

Copies of carriers' contracts and arrange-

ments to be filed ...

Commission to prescribe form of schedule.

Transportation prohibited until rates pub-

lished

Deviation from published rate unlawful..

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Sec. 16.—Damage complaints to Commission within

two years.

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Petition to court for enforcement of dam-

age order within one year...

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Claims accrued prior to act within one

year...

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Joinder of all interested parties.

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Service in district of operating office..... 28

Recovery against and in favor of proper

parties...

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Order of Commission served by mail.... 29

Order of Commission suspended or modi-

fied......

Order of Commission to be observed by

carrier....

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$5,000 forfeit for violation of order under

section 15 ....

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Recovery of forfeiture by United States,

costs.

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Special counsel employed by Commis-

sion

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Order, other than for payment of money,

enforced by court, procedure...

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Appeal, venue, expedition, and priority

of suit..

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Injunction only on hearing, with five

days' notice to Commission...

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Appeal from interlocutory decree within

thirty days to Supreme Court..

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Prima facie evidence...

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

tion ...

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Sec. 17.—Procedure to conduce to justice..

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Majority to constitute quorum..

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Commissioner not to participate when

pecuniarily interested.

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Proceedings public on request of either

party ....

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Official seal of Commission...

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Commissioner may administer oath or

sign subpena

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

other employees.....

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Offices and supplies of Commission

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Fees and mileage of witnesses

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Vouchers approved by chairman

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Sec. 19. -Principal office and general sessions in

Washington, special sessions may be

held elsewhere in United States ... 37

One or more Commissioners may investi-

gate anywhere in United States...... 37

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..

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Accidents....

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Improvements..

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Balance sheet, etc...

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Regulations on rates and fares.

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misdemeanor..

Soliciting or accepting rebates a misde-

meanor

Fine or imprisonment or both.

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Sec. 1.- Jurisdiction of crimes....

Act of agent deemed act of carrier
Rates filed or participated in deemed legal

rate.....
Forfeiture of three times illegal considera-

tion for six years back, Attorney-Gen.

eral to collect.... Sec. 2.-Parties joined and subject to orders or de

Sec. 3.--Commission or Attorney-General may seek

to enjoin discriminations and departures

from rates.... Such action not to interfere with suit for

damages
Compulsory process to enforce act-immu-

nity...
Suits expedited
Conflicting laws repealed.

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