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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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United States, which viewed the question of railroad discrimination under the Interstate Commerce Act. (63) In addition, the Supreme Court concluded in Pan Am.
Other than the Interstate Commerce Act, there is no legislative history of the Discriminatory Statute 41310.
The gradual development of Discriminatory Statutes 41310 and 41217 from the enactment of the Interstate Commerce Act manifests a legislative effort to ban discrimination in the transportation realm.
at 356 (quoting Interstate Commerce Act of 1887, ch.
at 11,180 (quoting Interstate Commerce Act), with the FTC's mandate to determine whether a party has engaged in competition that is "unfair." Id.
As a general matter, the cases show that the antitrust laws and the Interstate Commerce Act are certainly not repugnant to one another but are mutually compatible in their objectives.
It inserted a preamble into the Interstate Commerce Act defining the national transportation policy as the "fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation .
Shortly thereafter in 1948, Congress codified the Keogh theory within the Interstate Commerce Act,(22) which is still active and utilized legislation today.
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.L.
On numerous occasions, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Interstate Commerce Act does not allow equitable defenses, such as a shipper's ignorance or the carrier's misquotation of the applicable rate, to prevent the collection of the filed rate.(10)
Because Congress created the ICC as an expert body to carry out the policies of congressional legislation, courts have traditionally deferred to the agency's reasonable interpretation of the Interstate Commerce Act and its amendments, such as the MCA.

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