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INTERSTATE COMMERCE LAW AS CHANGED BY THE ACT OF

JUNE 29, 1906.

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ACT OF FEBRUARY 4, 1887.

ACT OF JUNE 29, 1906.

(34 STAT., 584.) [Given in full and in regular order.]

124 STAT., 379.] (Given in full, as in force prior to June 29, 1906. Rearranged to correspond with order of new law.] SEC. 1. That the provisions of Application of

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common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management, or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment, 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,

Sec. 1. That the provisions of this Act shall apply to any corporation or any person or per- Pipe lines, sons engaged in the transportation of oil or other commodity, except water and except natural or artificial gas, by means of pipe lines, or partly by pipe lines and partly by railroad, or partly by pipe lines and partly by water, who shall be considered and held to be common carriers within the meaning and purpose of this Act, and to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad "(or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used under a common control, management, or arrangement for a continuous carriage or shipment), 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 one place in a Territory

Intraterritorial. to another place in the same Territory, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States through a foreign country to any other place in the

or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States through a foreign country to any other place in the

cluded from act.

country and carried from such place to a port of transshipment, or shipped from a foreign country to any place in the United States and carried to such place from a port of entry either in the United States or an adjacent foreign country: Provided, however, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to the transportation of passengers or property, or to the receiving, delivering, storage, or handling of property, wholly within one State, and not shipped to or from a foreign country from or to any State or Territory as aforesaid.

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country and carried from such place to a port of transshipment, or shipped from a foreign country to any place in the United States and carried to such place from a port of entry either in the United States or an adjacent foreign country: Provided, howerer, That the Intrastate exprovisions of this Act shall not apply to the transportation of passengers or property, or to the receiving, delivering, storage, or handling of property wholly within one State and not shipped to or from a foreign country from or to any State or Territory as aforesaid. The term common carrier" as Express and

sleeping-car used in this Act shall include ex-companies. press companies and sleeping car companies The term 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 shall also include all switches, spurs, tracks, and terminal facilities of every kind used or necessary in the transportation of the persons or property designated herein, and also all freight depots, yards, and grounds used or necessary in the transportation or delivery of any of said property; and the term “transportation shall include

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cars and other vehicles and all instrumentalities

all instrumentalities

and facilities

of shipment or carriage.

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of shipment or carriage, irrespective of ownership or of Private any contract, express or implied, for the use thereof and all seryices in connection with the receipt, delivery, elevation, and transfer in transit, ventilation, refrigeration or icing, storage, and handling of property transported; and it shall Duty to trans

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of destitute and homeless persons

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