Proposed Amendment to Transportation Act, 1920.
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Proposed Amendment to Transportation Act, 1920. hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Sixty-Seventh Congress, second session, on May 16, 17, 19, 23-26, June 6-9, 1922 by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


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Considers (67) H.R. 6861, (67) H.R. 8131

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Paginationiv, 541-778 p
Number of Pages778
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Open LibraryOL15284231M

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Full text of "The transportation act, " See other formats Curnmins, Albert Baird The transportation act, THE TRANSPORTATION ACT, By A. B. CUMMINS, UNITED STATES SENATOR October 31, // " 'i^. Progressive Era () Teddy Roosevelt passed laws protecting consumer health (Pure Food & Drug Act, Meat Inspection Act), regulating transportation, conserve natural resources, and to . The Alabama Transportation Tax, Amendment 2, also known as Amendment 2, was on the ballot in Alabama on November 2, , as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment. It was defeated. The amendment proposed to amend the constitution. Nov 04,  · The transportation act, by Cummins, Albert Baird, Publication date Topics United States. Laws, statutes, etc. Transportation act , Railroad law Publisher [N.p.] Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English. 26 AddeddatePages:

ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, proposed by Congress, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the original Constitution. Note: The following text is a transcription of the first ten amendments to the Constitution in their original form. road and that if the Transportation Act of authorized the Commission to grant such certificates in this type of case that Act was unconstitutional because it exceeded congressional power to control commerce between the states. The court pointed out in its decision that the order of theAuthor: Oliver P. Field. And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes). History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. ROADS ACT CHAPTER LXXII. An Act to make provision for the collection and application of the excise duties on mechanically-propelled vehicles and on carriages; to amend the Finance Act, , as respects such duties; and to amend the Motor Car Acts, and , and the Development and Road Improvement Funds Act, ; and to make other provision with respect to roads and vehicles used.