Commission on Communications: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-first Congress, First Session, on S. 6, a Bill to Provide for the Regulation of the Transmission of Intelligence by Wire on Wireless
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1930 - 2394 pages
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Page 140 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but, so long as he maintains the use, he...
Page 3 - Any person who shall neglect or refuse to attend and testify, or to answer any lawful inquiry, or to produce books, papers, tariffs, contracts, agreements, and documents, if in his power to do so, in obedience to the subpoena or lawful requirement of the commission...
Page 10 - Nothing in this act shall be understood or construed to give the commission the power of censorship over the radio communications or signals transmitted by any radio station, and no regulation or condition shall be promulgated or fixed by the commission which shall interfere with the right of free speech by means of radio communication.
Page 411 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Page 11 - All charges made for any service rendered or to be rendered in the transportation of passengers or property and for the transmission of messages by telegraph, telephone, or cable, as aforesaid, or in connection therewith, shall be just and reasonable; and every unjust and unreasonable charge for such service or any part thereof is prohibited and declared to be unlawful: Provided.
Page 13 - Whenever in any such investigation the commission, after full hearing, finds that any such rate, fare, charge, classification, regulation, or practice causes any undue or unreasonable advantage, preference, or prejudice as between persons or localities in intrastate commerce on the one hand and interstate or foreign commerce on the other hand...
Page 13 - ... prescribe the rate, fare, or charge, or the maximum or minimum or maximum and minimum, thereafter to be charged, and the classification, regulation, or practice thereafter to be observed, in such manner as in its judgment will remove such advantage, preference, prejudice, or discrimination.
Page 12 - ... pending such hearing and the decision thereon the commission, upon filing with such schedule and delivering to the carrier or carriers affected thereby a statement in writing of its reasons for such suspension, may suspend the operation of such schedule and defer the use 'of such rate, fare, charge, classification, regulation or practice, but not for a longer period than 120 days beyond the time when it would otherwise go into effect...
Page 2 - All of the expenses of the Commission, including all necessary expenses for transportation incurred by the Commissioners, or by their employees under their orders, in making any investigation, or upon official business in any other places than in the city of Washington, shall be allowed and paid on the presentation of itemized vouchers therefor approved by the chairman of the Commission.