Interstate Commerce Act Amendments, Hearings Before the Surface Transportation Subcommittee ...89-1, on Bills to Amend the Interstate Commerce Act, May 10, 11 14, and 20, 1965
1965 - 316 pages
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Page 243 - ... such common carrier shall be liable to the person or persons injured thereby for the full amount of damages sustained in consequence of any such violation...
Page 74 - States, and shall be subject, upon conviction in any court of the United States of competent jurisdiction, to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than three years, or to both such fine and Imprisonment.
Page 11 - ... together with a reasonable counsel or attorney's fee, to be fixed by the court in every case of recovery, which attorney's fee shall be taxed and collected as part of the costs In the case.
Page 11 - 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.
Page 8 - An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their cars with automatic couplers and continuous brakes, and their locomotives with driving-wheel brakes, and for other purposes...
Page 37 - The authority of the commission conferred by paragraphs (18) to (21), both inclusive, shall not extend to the construction or abandonment of spur, industrial, team. switching or side tracks, located or to be located wholly within one state, or of street. suburban or interurban electric railways. which are not operated as a part or parts of a g-eneral steam railroad system of transporta<Sec 403.
Page 13 - If a carrier does not comply with an order for the payment of money within the time limit In such order, the complainant, or any person for whose benefit such order was made...
Page 13 - If such carrier shall not satisfy the complaint within the time specified, or there shall appear to be any reasonable ground for investigating said complaint, it shall be the duty of the Commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 13 - All complaints for the recovery of damages shall be filed with the Commission within two years from the time the cause of action accrues, and not after...
Page 18 - Certificates, permits, and licenses shall be effective from the date specified therein, and shall remain in effect until suspended or terminated as herein provided. Any such certificate, permit, or license may, upon application of the holder thereof, in the discretion of the Commission, be amended or revoked, in whole or in part...