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Amendments to the Sherman Act regarding dominant regional rail carriers

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law.

Amendments to the Sherman Act regarding dominant regional rail carriers

hearing before the Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 4559 ... September 19, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Restraint of trade -- United States.,
  • Railroad law -- United States.,
  • Railroads -- Freight -- United States -- Rates.,
  • Railroads and state -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17747219M

    Constitutionality of Repealing the Employee Protection Provisions of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act Congress may modify or repeal altogether the income protection program enacted by Title V of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of , under which the Consoli­ dated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was given responsibility for paying. United States Railway Association. Books from the extended shelves: An Evaluation of the marketing and competitive aspects of limited access by other rail carriers into Conrail's region: a staff Northeastern rail investigation, submitted in accordance with section (d) of the Regional rail reorganization act of (P.L.

    to pass h.r. , the bill amending the regional rail reorganization act of so as to require conrail to make premium payments under certain medical and life insurance plans for some of its retired employees.   The Supreme Court of the United States, for example, has famously stated that the “ [a]ntitrust laws in general, and the Sherman Act in particular, are the Magna Carta of free enterprise.” [1] Thus, a decision not to apply the antitrust laws to a particular type of conduct requires strong justification.

    The Sherman Antitrust Act of was passed in an attempt to control trusts, cartels, and monopolies that discouraged competitive activity in business. However, the Sherman Antitrust Act . The Sherman Antitrust Act of , passed almost unanimously by Congress, gave the Justice Department (and later, via the Clayton Act, the Federal Trade Commission) authority to attempt to block anti-competitive mergers and price-fixing through the courts; the act authorized criminal penalties as well as civil remedies.


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Amendments to the Sherman Act regarding dominant regional rail carriers by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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(5) "Conrail" means the Consolidated Rail Corporation created under title III of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of (45 U.S.C. et seq.). (6) "Rail carrier" means a common carrier engaged in interstate or foreign commerce by rail subject to subtitle IV of title (7) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Transportation.

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