To Amend Section 28 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920: Hearings...on H.R. 8091

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Page 459 - ... from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States...
Page 428 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect, or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...
Page 73 - At a General Session of the Interstate Commerce Commission, held at its office In Washington, DC, on the 19th day of May AD 1914.
Page 342 - That it is necessary for the national defense and for the proper growth of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine of the best equipped and most suitable types of vessels sufficient to carry the greater portion of its commerce and serve as a naval or military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency, ultimately to be owned and operated privately by citizens of the United States...
Page 371 - ... the date of the taking effect of this Act, the term of each to be designated by the President, but their successors shall be appointed for terms of seven years, except that any person chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the commissioner whom he shall succeed.
Page 72 - Congress to promote, encourage, and develop water transportation, service, and facilities In connection with the commerce of the United States, and to foster and preserve in full vigor both rail and water transportation.
Page 375 - ... ŽSEC. 9. That any vessel purchased, chartered, or leased from the board may be registered or enrolled and licensed, or both registered and enrolled and licensed as a vessel of the United States...
Page 71 - States, without being liable to any other or higher duties or charges of whatever denomination than if such articles were imported in Japanese...
Page 380 - ... the wages which he shall have then earned at every port where such vessel, after the voyage has been commenced, shall load or deliver cargo before the voyage is ended, and all stipulations in the contract to the contrary shall be void: Provided, Such a demand shall not be made before the expiration of, nor oftener than once in five days.
Page 61 - Affairs and the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation of the Senate.

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