US (United States) Code. Title 49. Subtitle IV: Interstate transportation. Chapter 151: General provisions

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49 USC CHAPTER 151 - GENERAL PROVISIONS 01/06/03

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TITLE 49 - TRANSPORTATION

SUBTITLE IV - INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION

PART C - PIPELINE CARRIERS

CHAPTER 151 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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CHAPTER 151 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Sec.

15101. Transportation policy.

15102. Definitions.

15103. Remedies as cumulative.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-287, Sec. 5(41), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat.

3392, struck out duplicative chapter heading.

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49 USC Sec. 15101 01/06/03

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TITLE 49 - TRANSPORTATION

SUBTITLE IV - INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION

PART C - PIPELINE CARRIERS

CHAPTER 151 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Sec. 15101. Transportation policy

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(a) In General. - To ensure the development, coordination, and

preservation of a transportation system that meets the

transportation needs of the United States, including the national

defense, it is the policy of the United States Government to

oversee the modes of transportation and in overseeing those modes -

(1) to recognize and preserve the inherent advantage of each

mode of transportation;

(2) to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient

transportation;

(3) to encourage sound economic conditions in transportation,

including sound economic conditions among carriers;

(4) to encourage the establishment and maintenance of

reasonable rates for transportation without unreasonable

discrimination or unfair or destructive competitive practices;

(5) to cooperate with each State and the officials of each

State on transportation matters; and

(6) to encourage fair wages and working conditions in the

transportation industry.

(b) Administration To Carry Out Policy. - This part shall be

administered and enforced to carry out the policy of this section.

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(Added Pub. L. 104-88, title I, Sec. 106(a), Dec. 29, 1995, 109

Stat. 921; amended Pub. L. 105-102, Sec. 2(13), Nov. 20, 1997, 111

Stat. 2205.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

PUB. L. 105-102

This amends 49:15101(a) to correct a grammatical error.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 10101 of this title prior to the general amendment of this

subtitle by Pub. L. 104-88, Sec. 102(a).

AMENDMENTS

1997 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105-102 struck out "of" after

"Government to oversee".

EFFECTIVE DATE

Chapter effective Jan. 1, 1996, except as otherwise provided in

Pub. L. 104-88, see section 2 of Pub. L. 104-88, set out as a note

under section 701 of this title.

GAO REPORT

Section 106(b) of Pub. L. 104-88 provided that: "Within 3 years

after the effective date of this Act [Jan. 1, 1996, except as

otherwise provided, see Effective Date note set out under section

701 of this title], the Comptroller General shall transmit to the

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate

and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House

of Representatives a report regarding the impact of regulations

under part C [of subtitle IV] of title 49, United States Code, on

the competitiveness of pipelines and recommend whether to continue,

revise, or sunset such regulations. Congress shall take into

account the findings of this report when considering the Board's

[Surface Transportation Board] reauthorization."

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 15302 of this title.

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49 USC Sec. 15102 01/06/03

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TITLE 49 - TRANSPORTATION

SUBTITLE IV - INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION

PART C - PIPELINE CARRIERS

CHAPTER 151 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Sec. 15102. Definitions

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In this part -

(1) Board. - The term "Board" means the Surface Transportation

Board.

(2) Pipeline carrier. - The term "pipeline carrier" means a

person providing pipeline transportation for compensation.

(3) Rate. - The term "rate" means a rate or charge for

transportation.

(4) State. - The term "State" means a State of the United

States and the District of Columbia.

(5) Transportation. - The term "transportation" includes -

(A) property, facilities, instrumentalities, or equipment of

any kind related to the movement of property, regardless of

ownership or an agreement concerning use; and

(B) services related to that movement, including receipt,

delivery, transfer in transit, storage, handling, and

interchange of property.

(6) United states. - The term "United States" means the States

of the United States and the District of Columbia.

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(Added Pub. L. 104-88, title I, Sec. 106(a), Dec. 29, 1995, 109

Stat. 921.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 10102 of this title prior to the general amendment of this

subtitle by Pub. L. 104-88, Sec. 102(a).

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49 USC Sec. 15103 01/06/03

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TITLE 49 - TRANSPORTATION

SUBTITLE IV - INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION

PART C - PIPELINE CARRIERS

CHAPTER 151 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Sec. 15103. Remedies as cumulative

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Except as otherwise provided in this part, the remedies provided

under this part are in addition to remedies existing under another

law or common law.

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(Added Pub. L. 104-88, title I, Sec. 106(a), Dec. 29, 1995, 109

Stat. 922.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 10103 of this title prior to the general amendment of this

subtitle by Pub. L. 104-88, Sec. 102(a).

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