Communications Act Amendments of 1977: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 1547 ... June 23 and 24, 1977

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Broadcasting - 295 pages
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Page 100 - The NARUC is a quasi-governmental nonprofit organization founded in 1889. Within its membership are the governmental agencies of the fifty States and of the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands engaged in the regulation of utilities and carriers.
Page 54 - communication by radio" means the transmission by radio of writing, signs, signals, pictures, and sounds of all kinds, including all instrumentalities, facilities, apparatus, and services (among other things, the receipt...
Page 90 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 41 - For the purpose of regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States a rapid, efficient, Nation-wide, and worldwide wire and radio communication service with adequate facilities at reasonable charges...
Page 203 - ... may apply to said commission by petition, which shall briefly state the facts; whereupon a statement of the charges thus made shall be forwarded by the commission to such common carrier, who shall be called upon to satisfy the complaint or to answer the same in writing within a reasonable time, to be specified by the commission.
Page 150 - Secretary shall take into account the nature, circumstances, extent, and gravity of the prohibited acts committed and, with respect to the violator, the degree of culpability, any history of prior offenses, ability to pay, and such other matters as justice may require.
Page 204 - If such carrier shall not satisfy the complaint within the time specified, or there shall appear to be any reasonable ground for investigating said complaint, it shall be the duty of the Commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 203 - ... person or persons injured thereby for the full amount of damages sustained in consequence of any such violation...
Page 78 - Interest, to establish physical connections with other carriers, to establish through routes and charges applicable thereto and the divisions of such charges, and to establish and provide facilities and regulations for operating such through routes.
Page 203 - That any person or persons claiming to be damaged by any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act may either make complaint to the Commission as hereinafter provided for, or may bring suit in his or their own behalf for the recovery of the damages for which such common carrier may be liable under the provisions of this act, in any district or circuit court of the United States of competent jurisdiction...

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