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Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2007

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Task Force on Competition Policy and Antitrust Laws.

Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2007

hearing before the Task Force on Antitrust and Competition Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 1650, February 25, 2008.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Task Force on Competition Policy and Antitrust Laws.

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

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Freight -- United States,
  • Railroad law -- United States,
  • Antitrust law -- United States,
  • Competition, Unfair -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8563 2008e
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23232209M
    ISBN 100160831067
    ISBN 109780160831065
    LC Control Number2009416192

    That is why I have introduced the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act (H.R. , with S. introduced by Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis.), which would result in placing the rail industry under the same. As an organization representing agricultural producers and industries nationwide, we, the elected and appointed members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), are writing to express our strong support for policy introduced in HR , the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of

    acted as part of the STB Reauthorization Act (PL ). The Association also supports S, the Rail Shipper Fairness Act of Finally, the Association supports removing antitrust exemptions for the railroad industry and encourages the STB to take actions using its existing authorities that will assist rail-dependent shippers. E-mail Address: * Password: * Reset password Create an account Create an account.

    As an organization representing agricultural producers and industries nationwide, we, the elected and appointed members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are writing to express our strong support for policy introduced in S. , the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of   House Resolution [H.R.} , the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of , currently being considered by Congress, would damage the public interest and severely distort the relationship between regulation and antitrust laws, the Association of American Railroads said Tuesday.


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Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2007 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Task Force on Competition Policy and Antitrust Laws. Download PDF EPUB FB2

S. (th). A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. To amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads.

Short title. This Act may be cited as the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2. Injunctions against railroad. Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of - Amends the Clayton Act to grant the United States exclusive authority to bring suit for injunctive relief against a common carrier that is not a rail.

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Text for H.R - th Congress (): Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of   H.R. (th). To amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of will remove the railroad industry's antitrust exemption, allowing a plaintiff to bring an antitrust action to seek to enjoin these restrictive provisions--or obtain treble damages for losses caused by these provisions--in a federal district court.

Bush, Darren, "The Intersection of Competition Policy and Surface Transportation Regulatory Policy: An Examination of S. the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act," Testimony before the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, October 3, Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of - Amends the Clayton Act to grant the United States exclusive authority to bring suit for injunctive relief against a common carrier that is not a rail common carrier subject to the jurisdiction of the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

liability if not for the railroad antitrust exemptions (S. Rep No.). These concerns of market power abuse prompted members of the U.S. Congress to propose current legislation, the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act ofto abolish all railroad antitrust immunities (S.

49, ). Railroad Regulation. (Sec. 4) Authorizes the the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enforce certain provisions of the Act against STB-approved agreements or combinations, including those related to rates. (Sec. 5) Removes the prohibition against a private party seeking injunctive relief against a rail carrier for a violation of the antitrust laws.

Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act almost unanimously inand it remains the core of antitrust policy. The Act makes it illegal to try to restrain trade or to form a monopoly.

The Act makes it illegal to try to restrain trade or to form a monopoly. Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of H.R. would eliminate special antitrust exemptions that allow the nation’s freight railroads to avoid competition and therefore keep rates artificially and unfairly high.

American agriculture depends heavily on the railroad system, especially given the high cost of shipping commodities via trucks. Get this from a library. An examination of S. the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 3, [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Get this from a library. The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act: report (to accompany S. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary.]. Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Enforcement Act of Novem Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Septem View Document KB.

Summary. RAILROAD ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT ACT OF Date(s) Held: th Congress, 1st Session. GPO Document Source: CHRGhhrg Superintendents of Documents ID: Y 4.J 89/1.

Witnesses: The Honorable Rodney Alexander, a Representative in Congress from the State of Louisiana Oral Testimony.

A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to. Russell Pittman, Recent Development: The Economics of Railroad â Captive Shipper,â 62 ADMIN L.

REV.â (). The Railroad Enforcement Act of was never enacted but the Railroad Enforcement Act that was introduced in Congress in proposed the elimination of antitrust exemptions for railroads.

An examination of S. the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act: hearing before the Subcommittee S.the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act | Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche. Shipping list. Among other things, the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of would give the U.S.

Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission authority to review railroad .