Transportation Acts Amendments, 1962: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on H. R. 11583, a Bill to Exempt Certain Carriers from Minimum Rate Regulation in the Transportation of Bulk Commodities, Agricultural and Fishery Products, and Passengers, and for Other Purposes; H. R. 11584, a Bill to Provide for Strengthening and Improving the National Transportation System, and for Other Purposes

Front Cover
Considers legislation to exempt carriers from minimum rate policy applicable to transportation of passengers and certain goods. Also considers legislation to empower regulatory agencies to authorize new rate combinations and promotional fares.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 673 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 143 - Act; and (2) which are in effect at the time this Act takes effect; shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, terminated, superseded, set aside, or revoked by the President, the Secretary, or other authorized official, a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law.
Page 6 - ... rates" means rates, fares, and charges, and all classifications, regulations, and practices relating thereto. (2) In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed...
Page 7 - Act for a violation thereof, the commission shall make an order directing the carrier to pay to the complainant the sum to which he is entitled on or before a day named.
Page 438 - That it shall be unlawful for any person engaged in commerce, in the course of such commerce, either directly or indirectly, to discriminate in price between different purchasers of commodities of like grade and quality * * * where the effect of such discrimination may be substantially to lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly in any line of commerce, or to injure, destroy, or prevent competition with any person who either grants or knowingly receives the benefit of such discrimination,...
Page 104 - Authority appears before such regulatory bodies as the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Federal Maritime Board in the interest of the welfare of the unified Port Area.
Page 16 - ... stores, sea stores, or legitimate equipment on vessels of war of the United States or of any foreign nation, vessels employed in the fisheries or in the whaling business, or actually engaged in foreign trade or trade between the Atlantic and Pacific ports of the United States or between the United States and any of its possessions.
Page 7 - State court of general jurisdiction having jurisdiction of the parties, a complaint setting forth briefly the causes for which he claims damages, and the order of the Commission in the premises. Such suit in the district court...
Page 7 - Commission as hereinafter provided for, or may bring suit for the recovery of the damages for which such common carrier may be liable under the provisions of this Act, in any district court of the United States of competent jurisdiction ; but such person shall not have the right to pursue both such remedies.
Page 91 - The committee will adjourn until 10 o'clock in the morning at which time we will have Dr.

Bibliographic information