Merchant Marine Act, 1936: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3500, a Bill to Develop a Strong American Merchant Marine, to Promote the Commerce of the United States, to Aid National Defense, and for Other Purposes; S. 4110, a Bill to Further the Development and Maintenance of an Adequate and Well-balanced American Merchant Marine, to Provide for the Separation of the Regulatory Functions of the Government Over Shipping from the Government's Business Interests in Ships and Shipping, to Regulate the Wages and Working Conditions of American Seamen, to Repeal Certain Former Legislation, and for Other Purposes; and S. 4111, a Bill to Provide for Building Up a Strong American Merchant Marine, and for Other Purposes. March 9 and 10, 1936
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Page 251 - Board shall be prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated; and except that the petitioner shall not be liable for costs in the district court, nor for costs at any subsequent stage of the proceedings, unless they accrue upon his appeal. And such costs shall be paid out of the appropriation for the expenses of the courts of the United States.
Page 313 - it is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic water-borne commerce and a substantial portion of the water-borne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Page 250 - Act, shall be handled in the usual manner up to and including the chief operating officer of the carrier designated to handle such disputes; but, failing to reach an adjustment in this manner, the disputes may be referred by petition of the parties or by either party to the appropriate division of the Adjustment Board with a full statement of the facts and all supporting data bearing upon the disputes.
Page 169 - Act. directly or indirectly, own, operate, or charter any vessel or vessels engaged in the domestic Intercoastal or coastwise service, or own any pecuniary Interest, directly or indirectly. In any person or concern that owns, charters or operates any vessel or vessels In the domestic Intercoastal or coastwise service; Provided that.
Page 46 - In that :aae this court *"It is the sum which, considering all the circumstances — uncertainties of the war and the rest — probably could have been obtained for an assignment of the contract and claimant's rights thereunder; that is, the sum that would in all probability result from fair negotiations between an owner who is willing to sell and a purchaser who desires to buy.
Page 251 - The awards of the several divisions of the Adjustment Board shall be stated in writing. A copy of the awards shall be furnished to the respective parties to the controversy, and the awards shall be final and binding upon both parties to the dispute, except insofar as they shall contain a money award.
Page 250 - Board shall receive a salary at the rate of $10,000* per annum, together with necessary traveling and subsistence expenses, or per diem allowance in lieu thereof, subject to the provisions of law applicable thereto, while away from the principal office of the Board on business required by this Act.
Page 160 - 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; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service, and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.