Interstate Commerce Commission

  1. a former independent federal agency that supervised and set rates for carriers that transported goods and people between states; was terminated in 1995
    the ICC was established in 1887 as the first federal agency
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  • The later interpretation of the law deprived the commission of some of the powers that, it was thought, had been given to it, but during the next nineteen years the Interstate Commerce Commission was a central figure in the solution of the railroad problem. The New Nation
  • In addition, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority to regulate oil pipelines came from the Interstate Commerce Commission.
  • Robert J. Corber, 84, a senior partner at the Washington law firm of Steptoe and Johnson who was head of the Interstate Commerce Commission from 1974 to 1976, died Jan. 25 at a hospice in Williamsburg. Robert J. Corber, lawyer
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  • In addition, the FederalRegulatory Commission's authority to regulate oil pipelines came from the Interstate Commerce Commission.
  • He returned to Washington and worked as a lawyer with the Justice Department and with the old Interstate Commerce Commission before opening his practice. Michael Cassidy; Mark Carroll; Caroline Chastain; Alma Jordan; Stephen Keeffe; Raymond Long
  • Two large bears "Interstate Commerce Commission" and "Federal Courts" attacking Wall Street. - Business News
  • Looking back, no president distrusted the wealthy more – hence, the income tax, the interstate commerce commission, a special justice department section just to investigate corporate crimes, all of it stems from Teddy. Matthew Yglesias » Commerce Cabinet Crisis I
  • Within six months, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued an order saying all interstate buses must post a certificate reading, "Seating aboard this vehicle is without regard to race, color, creed or national origin. Freedom Riders mark 50 years
  • Another major factor in the decline of the railroads had been the stultifying hand of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Tracks Across America
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