Guide for public participation in rail abandonment cases under the Interstate Commerce Act.

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  • Railroad law -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Abandonment.

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Office of Public Assistance. Abstract. Shipping list no.: P."February "Cover es bibliographical of access: Internet Internet Topics: United States. Interstate. In Congress passed the Interstate Commerce Act, making the railroads the first industry subject to Federal regulation.

Congress passed the law largely in response to public demand that railroad operations be regulated. The act also established a five-member enforcement board known as the Interstate Commerce Commission. Regulating intrastate rates came under Interstate Commerce Commission jurisdiction inand as late as the federal role was being extended.

The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of reversed the role, giving jurisdiction over intrastate rate questions to. And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. The Interstate Commerce Act makes it unlawful for any common carrier by motor vehicle engaged in interstate commerce to subject a person "to any unjust discrimination or any undue or unreasonable prejudice or disadvantage in any respect whatsoever." 49 U.S.C.

§ (d). Similarly, 49 U.S.C. § 3(1) prohibits unjust discrimination by rail carriers. Case files containing records filed under an act of March 1,relating to initial valuation of common carrier property,with alphabetic and numeric indexes, Case files concerning ICC action in setting airmail compensation, reviewing rates, and investigating charges of unfair competition, The Interstate Commerce Act of (24 Stat.

[49 U.S.C.A. § 1 et seq.]) stands as a watershed in the history of the federal regulation of business. Originally designed to prevent unfair business practices in the railroad industry, the statute shifted responsibility for the regulation of economic affairs from the states to the federal.

The Interstate Commerce Act of is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices. The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.

It also required that railroads publicize shipping rates and prohibited short haul or long haul fare. A Guide for public participation in rail abandonment cases. The Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C § et.

seq. ("the Act"), was originally designed to regulate the railroad industry when it went into effect in Inthe Act was amended by the Motor Carrier Act to include the regulation of bus lines and the trucking industry. Interstate Commerce Act () Congressional legislation that established the Interstate Commerce Commission, compelled railroads to publish standard rates, and prohibited rebates and pools.

Railroads quickly became adept at using the Act to achieve their own ends, but the Act gave the government an important means to regulate big business. The Tucker Act and Claims Against the United States Claims by landowners of a taking of their property when an abandoned rail line is to be used as a recreational trail are heard by the Court of Federal Claims under the Tucker Act,35 with the U.S.

District Courts retaining concurrent jurisdiction over claims for $10, or less Cases 3. InCongress passed the Interstate Commerce Act, making the railroads the first industry subject to federal regulation. Legislators designed the law, which established a five-member.

Interstate commerce, in U.S. constitutional law, any commercial transactions or traffic that cross state boundaries or that involve more than one traditional concept that the free flow of commerce between states should not be impeded has been used to effect a.

Wabash Case, that state governments could not regulate interstate shipments within their borders. In response to that decision, Congress adopted the first federal program for regulating private business.

Adopted in FebruaryAn Act to Regulate Commerce has usually been termed the Interstate Commerce Act. Act was involved in the case of Texas v. Eastern Texas R. In that case the Interstate Commerce Commission had granted a certificate of abandonment as to the interstate traffic *See biographical note, p.

1 For a discussion of the cases on this point see Field, The Withdrawal. Sharpless Hendler Ice Cream Co. (E.D. Pa.), 10 Labor Cases, par.

62, 5 W.H. Cases ) Since the interstate commerce regulated under the two acts is not identical (see paragraph (a) of this section), such transportation may or may not be considered also a movement in interstate commerce within the meaning of the Motor Carrier Act.

Decisions. The Railway Labor Act, as it is applied today, is the culmination of over a century of experience with federal legislation governing labor relations of employers and employees engaged in the rail industry. Its primary purpose is to promote and maintain peace and order in those relations as a means of avoiding interruptions in interstate commerce.

The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform (4R) Act of and the Staggers Rail Act of deregulated many aspects of the industry.

The acts changed the abandonment process by (1) requiring railroads to provide shippers advance notice of their intent to abandon, (2) reducing case processing time limits, and (3) providing ICC the. [Interstate Commerce Commission], GOVPUBS. IC /3:R 13/2/ Guide for public participation in rail abandonment cases under the Interstate Commerce Act.

Office of Public Assistance, Interstate Commerce Commission, GOVPUBS. IC /3: R 13/3 Guide for public participation in rail abandonment cases under the Interstate Commerce Act.

Under the Interstate Commerce Act offreight railroads became the first United States industry to become subject to comprehensive federal economic regulation. Railroads were regulated by the federal government through the Interstate Commerce Commis-sion for the next 93 years.

In Congress passed the Staggers Rail Act. ] YEARS SINCE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT in the Trans-Missouri case and the Joint Traffic Association case has produced no practical effect upon the railway operations of the country.

Such associations, in fact, exist now as they did before those decisions, and with the same general effect. How did the case United States v.

E.C. Knight weaken the Sherman Antitrust Act. The Supreme Court ruled that the American Sugar Company was a legal monopoly since it existed only in one state What did the Interstate Commerce Act ban in. The Interstate Commerce Act does not permit the Commission to delay the issuance of a certificate of abandonment for another days at the end of this six-month period.

This conclusion flows from our recent decision involving this same carrier in Chicago and North Western Transportation Co. United States, F.2d (7th Cir. The U.S.

Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) first prepared the Interstate Commerce Acts Annotated in the late s (and later supplemented the publication) pursuant to Senate resolution.

Commercial publishers expressed little interest in preparing a reference work needed to provide access to the voluminous regulatory materials produced by Congress, the ICC, and the. PUBLIC LAW –88—DEC. 29, STAT.

Public Law –88 th Congress An Act To abolish the Interstate Commerce Commission, to amend subtitle IV of ti United States Code, to reform economic regulation of transportation, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of. Respondent Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) accepted the amended tariff for filing and refused to suspend or investigate it. 2 Southern contended before the agency and now contends before this court that the ICC was required by both 49 U.S.C.A.

§ a (West ) 3 (added by Staggers Rail Act ofPub. Then-Justice Rehnquist, concurring in the two Hodel cases, objected that the Court was making it appear that no constitutional limits existed under the Commerce Clause, whereas in fact it was necessary that a regulated activity must have a substantial effect on interstate commerce, not just some effect.

He thought it a close case that the. H.R. (th). To prevent States and local jurisdictions from interfering with the production and distribution of agricultural products in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. 96th Cong. 2d Sess. () (Staggers Rail Act of ). Under the Interstate Commerce Act, the actual terms of employee protection provisions are ordinarily negotiated between the rail carrier and its unions, subject to the approval of the ICC.

Federal Railroad Rights of Way Introduction Congress facilitated the development of railroads, especially railroads in the West, through various forms of federal assistance.

Primary among this assistance was the granting of rights of way across the public lands. Not all of these grants were the same, but some arguably contemplated a retained interest in the United States. Staggers Rail Act of - Declares that the goals of this Act are: (1) to assist in rehabilitating the Nation's rail system to meet the demands of interstate commerce and national defense; (2) to reform Federal regulatory policy so as to preserve a safe and efficient rail system; (3) to assist the rail system to remain viable in the private sector of the economy; (4) to provide.

Cases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Selection of cases under the Interstate Commerce Act. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Felix Frankfurter.

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New York, NY Phone. - Description: U.S. Code Edition, Title Transportation, Appendix, Chapter 1: Interstate Commerce Act, Part I; General Provisions and Railroad and Pipe Line Carriers, Sections Call Number/Physical Location.

ABANDONMENT OF RAIL LINES Section (g) imposed a 2-year moratorium preventing Conrail from abandoning any portion of mile system until April 1, After that date, Conrail was permitted to submit rail abandonment applications to the Interstate Commerce.

Transcript of Interstate Commerce Act () An act to regulate Commerce. That every common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall print and keep for public inspection schedules showing the rates and fares and charges for the transportation of passengers and property which any such common carrier has established and which.

3. Interstate Commerce Act of Concerns regarding the rate practices of railroads and their impacts on commerceon a national level lead Congress to create, inthe Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), the first independent regulatory agency in our nation’s history.

The initial purpose.In these related cases, the Railway Labor Executives' Association and the United Transportation Union (collectively, "RLEA") seek review of two decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission concerning, first, the FRVR Corporation's acquisition of certain rail lines from the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company ("CNW") and, second, the continued control of FRVR by Itel Rail.\2\ Regulation of Interstate Oil Pipelines, Order No.46 FR (Jan.

28, ), FERC Stats. & Regs. (Regulations Preambles, ) para. 30, (Dec. 19, ). \3\ Part addresses the annual special or periodic reports that carriers subject to Part I of the Interstate Commerce Act .

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