Interstate Commerce Commission

Interstate Commerce Commission
A body corporate, essentially an administrative board invested with administrative powers of supervision and investigation, although exercising quasi-judicial powers. 13 Am J2d Car § 33. A federal agency created in 1887 by the Interstate Commerce Act in order to bring into existence a body which, from its special character, would be best fitted to deal with interstate carriers and, among other things, to determine whether, upon the facts in a given case, there was an unjust discrimination against interstate commerce. Florida v United States, 292 US 1, 78 L Ed 1077, 54 S Ct 603.

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