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Amendments to the Sherman Act regarding dominant regional rail carriers

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law.

Amendments to the Sherman Act regarding dominant regional rail carriers

hearing before the Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 4559 ... September 19, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law.

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

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad law -- United States.,
    • Antitrust law -- United States.,
    • Railroads -- United States -- Freight.,
    • Bulk solids handling.,
    • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8663 1984e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 277 p. :
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2148868M
      LC Control Number88601538


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