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at Large, 566), by an act approved March 1, 1913 (37 Statutes at Large, 701),
February 28, 1920 (41 Statutes at Large, 456)..................
Statutes at Large, 645).......
purposes, approved March 21, 1918 (40 Statutes at Large, 451), as amended
by an act approved March 2, 1919 (40 Statutes at Large, 1290)...............
(36 Statutes at Large, 298); also amendment of March 4, 1911 (36 Statutes at
An act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by limit-
ing the hours of service of employees thereon, approved March 4, 1907 (34
An act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in appropriations
for the fiscal year 1913, and for other purposes, approved October 22, 1913
(38 Statutes at Large, 212)..
common carriers engaged in
by railroad, or
transmission of intelligence.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SEC. 1. [As amended June 29, 1906, April 13, 1908, June 18, 1910, February 17, 1917, March 2, 1917, May 29, 1917, August 10, 1917, and February 28, 1920.]
41 Stat. L., 474. (1)1 That the provisions of this Act shall apply to com- Act applies to mon carriers engaged in
(a) The transportation of passengers or property-transportation wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by by railroad and water when both are used under a common control, management, or arrangement for a continuous carriage or shipment; or
(b) The transportation of oil or other commodity, -transportation except water and except natural or artificial gas, by pipe line, or partly by pipe line and partly by railroad or by water; or
(c) The transmission of intelligence by wire or wire-less;from one State or Territory of the United States, or the-between what District of Columbia, to any other State or Territory of plies within the United States, or the District of Columbia, or from one place in a Territory to another place in the same Territory, or from any place in the United States through a tra foreign country to any other place in the United States, toiron fromme or or from or to any place in the United States to or from a country. foreign country, but only in so far as such transportation or transmission takes place within the United States.
(2) The provisions of this Act shall also apply to such Act applies to transportation of passengers and property and transmis- or transmission sion of intelligence, but only in so far as such transporta- United States. tion or transmission takes place within the United States, but shall not apply
(a) To the transportation of passengers or property, -inapplicable to or to the receiving, delivering, storage, or handling of transportation. property, wholly within one State and not shipped to or from a foreign country from or to any place in the United States as aforesaid;
(b) To the transmission of intelligence by wire or wire--inapplicable to less wholly within one State and not transmitted to or transmission." from a foreign country from or to any place in the United States as aforesaid; or
United States. •
1 Do not apply to Porto Rico, Act of March 2, 1917, post, page 82.