Safety Appliances, Hearings Before Subcommittee ... on H.R. 10485 and 9047, June 22, 1916

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Page 4 - railroad" as used in this Act shall include all bridges and ferries used or operated in connection with any railroad, and also all the road in use by any corporation operating a railroad, whether owned or operated under a contract. agreement, or lease ; and the term "transportation" shall include all instrumentalities of shipment or carriage.
Page 5 - States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed ; and it shall be the duty of such district attorney to bring such suits upon duly verified information being lodged with him of such violation having occurred.
Page 5 - That it shall be the duty of the Interstate Commerce Commission to enforce the provisions of this Act, and all powers heretofore granted to said Commission are hereby extended to it for the purpose of the enforcement of this Act. SEC. 5. That the term "common carrier...
Page 5 - ... shall be liable to a penalty of one hundred dollars for each and every such violation, to be recovered in a suit or suits to be brought by the United States district attorney in the district court of the United States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed...
Page 4 - Columbia or any Territory of the United States, or from one State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, or from any place...
Page 5 - ... any of the provisions of this act shall be liable to a penalty of one hundred dollars for each and every such violation, to be recovered in a suit or suits to be brought by the State's Attorney in the Circuit Court of the county having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have occurred...
Page 5 - ... the standards of equipment to be used on all cars subject to the provisions of this Act, unless changed by an order of said Interstate Commerce Commission, to be made after full hearing and for good cause shown; and failure to comply with any such requirement of the Interstate Commerce Commission shall be subject to a like penalty as failure to comply with any requirement of this Act...
Page 5 - That the Interstate Commerce Commission may from time to time upon full hearing and for good cause extend the period within which any common carrier shall comply with the provisions of this act.
Page 4 - Territory, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States...

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