Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives on Bills to Amend the Interstate-commerce Act: House Report 4093, Amending the Interstate-commerce Act, The Antitrust Act, and Acts Supplementary Thereto
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Corporation Law - 758 pages
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Do I understand you to say that that bill was prepared by the general counsel of
the Pennsylvania road? Mr. #. Yes, sir. Mr. BURRE. And subsequently was
amended by some provisions that your committee desired in the bill? Mr. BAcon.
confer legislative power upon an executive branch of the Government, does it not
? Mr. BACON. It proposes to confer a delegated legislative power upon the
Interstate Commerce Commission. The CHAIRMAN. You understand that to be a
That is your understanding of the matter? Mr. BACON. That is my understanding.
The CHAIRMAN. And your advocacy of this bill is based upon that idea, that the
court has the power to pass upon a question of the reasonableness of rates?
... strongly to show that such a construction could not have been intended. Are
you familiar with that language? Mr }. I think I have seen that before; and I
understand that that applies to the general initiative rate-making power. The
I do not understand that it is their duty to proceed through the courts. ... And your
understanding of the law—the present law—is that whenever they find that there
is a violation, that ends the matter, except as they may advise the discontinuance
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