Railroad Rates on Alaska Bound Freight: Hearing Before the Surface Transportation Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 1723, a Bill to Establish Equitable Railroad Freight Rates, April 17, 1962
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Página 12 - ... to make an order that the carrier or carriers shall cease and desist from such violation...
Página 34 - ... than it charges, demands, collects or receives from any other person or persons for doing for him or them a like and contemporaneous service in the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited and declared to be unlawful.
Página 11 - I am the present Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission and have served in that capacity since January 1 of this year. I am appearing today to testify on the Commission's behalf on HR 2090 which was introduced at our request to give effect to legislative recommendation No.
Página 2 - STATEMENT OF HON. EL BARTLETT, A US SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF ALASKA Senator BARTLETT. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I thank you especially for that introduction.
Página 12 - To bring a difference in rates within the prohibition of section 3, it must be shown that the discrimination practiced is unjust when measured by the transportation standard. In other words, the difference in rates cannot be held illegal, unless it is shown that it is not justified by the cost of the respective services, by their values, or by other transportation conditions.
Página 35 - The Bureau of the Budget advised there would be no objection to the submission of this report from the standpoint of the administration's program. Sincerely yours, EDWARD GUDEMAN, Under Secretary of Commerce.
Página 13 - We appreciate this opportunity to appear and express our views on this subject, and if there are any questions I will do my best to answer them.
Página 35 - It shall be the duty of the Commission to administer the provisions of this part, and to that end the Commission shall have authority to make and amend such general or special rules and regulations and to issue such orders as may be necessary to carry out such provisions.