Oversight of the Household Goods Transportation Act of 1980 and the Bus Regulatory Reform Act of 1982: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, October 2, 1984
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984 - Bus lines - 144 pages
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Page 56 - Rates, fares, and charges applying between points in the United States, on the one hand, and points in foreign countries, on the other hand...
Page 44 - Trade, considered merely as trade, considered merely with reference to the pecuniary interest of the contracting parties, can hardly be too free. But there is a great deal of trade which cannot be considered merely as trade, and which affects higher than pecuniary interests. And to say that Government never ought to regulate such trade is a monstrous proposition, a proposition at which Adam Smith would have stood aghast. We impose some restrictions on trade for purposes of police.
Page 15 - ... approximate costs has been furnished by the carrier under the provisions of paragraph (b), the shipper may request delivery of the shipment upon payment, in a form acceptable to the carrier, of an amount not exceeding 110 percent of the estimated charges. The carrier shall, upon request of the shipper, relinquish possession of the shipment upon payment of not more than 110 percent of the estimated charges and shall defer demand for the payment of the balance of any remaining charges for a period...
Page 53 - This decision will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources.
Page 14 - The act prohibits a carrier from demanding, collecting, or receiving a greater or less or different compensation for transportation than that named in its tariffs in effect at the time. It prohibits the rebating or refunding to any person in any manner, or by any device whatsoever, any part of the lawful charges so collected. It is therefore manifestly unlawful for a carrier to refund to any association, committee, or person any part...
Page 10 - Interstate Commerce Commission, 12th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20423, telephone (202) 275-7833.
Page 18 - ... very pleased that you have taken time to come here and present your testimony. We would be glad to hear from you at this time. STATEMENT OF JIM RICE, PRESIDENT, OKLAHOMA AEROTRONICS, INC., HARTSHORNE, OKLA. Mr. RICE. Thank you, Senator Harris. I brought some information with me including some backup which I would like to have included in the record, if I may. Senator HARRIS. Without objection, we will place in the record this excellent brochure along with your testimony involving the concept...
Page 14 - ... for payment of the freight charges and a copy of each such estimate must be retained by the carrier as an addendum to the bill of lading. All such estimates shall have clearly indicated on its face that the estimate is binding on the carrier and that the charges shown are the charges which will be assessed for the services identified in the estimate.
Page 14 - ... disposition, 49 CFR 1008 Records preservation, 49 CFR 1220 Surety bonds and policies of insurance, 49 CFR 1084 Tariffs, schedules and related documents, publication, posting and filing, 49 CFR 1312 Terminal areas, 49 CFR 1049 Transfers of operating rights under 49 USC 10926, 49 CFR 1181 Motor carriers, transportation of household goods in interstate or foreign commerce, 49 CFR 1056 Munitions See Arms and munitions Museum Services Institute See National Foundation on Arts and Humanities Museums...