Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, First[-fourth] Session...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922 - Agriculture
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Page 87 - An Act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies...
Page 85 - States a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each violation, which shall accrue to the United States and may be recovered in a civil action brought by the United States.
Page 52 - Whatever amounts to more or less constant practice, and threatens to obstruct or unduly to burden the freedom of interstate commerce is within the regulatory power of Congress under the commerce clause, and it is primarily for Congress to consider and decide the fact of the danger and meet it.
Page 112 - When cattle are sent for sale from a place in one state, with the expectation that they will end their transit after purchase in another, and when, in effect they do so, with only the interruption necessary to find a purchaser at the stock yards, and when this is a typical, constantly recurring course, the current thus existing is a current of commerce among the states, and the purchase of the cattle is a part and incident of such commerce.
Page 85 - ... it shall be the duty of the commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 82 - An Act to create a Federal Trade Commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes...
Page 94 - The authority of Congress extends to every part of interstate commerce, and to every instrumentality or agency by which it is carried on; and the full control by Congress of the subjects committed to its regulation is not to be denied or thwarted by the commingling of interstate and intrastate operations.
Page 88 - If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the act and of the application of such provision to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
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Page 84 - ... after full hearing, whether completed before or after the rate, fare, charge, classification, regulation, or practice goes into effect, the Commission may make such order with reference thereto as would be proper in a proceeding initiated after it had become effective.

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