Interstate Commerce Commission

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Interstate Commerce Commission

A former organization of the U.S. federal government established to regulate railroads. Among other things, it ensured fair prices for consumers and attempted to prevent racial discrimination on rail. Its jurisdiction was later expanded to include trucking. It was established in 1887 and was abolished in 1995.
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2 Act to Regulate Commerce of 1887 which created the ICC to enforce the statutory mandate of the Interstate Commerce Act.
10 modified into the revised Interstate Commerce Act P.
793, 7/1/80 codified into the revised Interstate Commerce Act, P.
11 USC title 49, subtitle IV or revised Interstate Commerce Act, chapter 105, S.
28 See endnote #14 and revised Interstate Commerce Act or Subtitle IV, of USC title 49, P.
20 (11) of the Interstate Commerce Act and amended by the first Cummins amendment in 1915, the second Cummins amendment in 1916, the Transportation Act of 1920 and the Newton amendment of 1930.
The Court provided three lines of analysis: First, it held that a motor common carrier's obligations to file rates under the Interstate Commerce Act and to charge only those rates that are on file has always been essential to preventing price discrimination.
46) He pointed out that the little justification the Court's majority offered to reject the reasoning in Chevron was done by relying on cases in which the Supreme Court's action was entirely consistent with the ICC's interpretation of the Interstate Commerce Act.
9 As originally enacted in 1887, the Interstate Commerce Act provided, in part:
10761(a), which mandates the collection of tariff rates, is only a part of a total regulatory scheme administered by the ICC, and there is no provision in the Interstate Commerce Act elevating that section over 10701 which requires that tariff rates be reasonable.

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