Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/333

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PUBLIC LAW 101-505—NOV. 3, 1990 104 STAT. 1313 forfeiture of not more than $1,000 for the first violation and not more than $5,000 for any subsequent violation. "(ii) Each day of the violation shall constitute a separate violation. "(iii) Civil forfeitures shall be paid to the Commission with interest as assessed by the court. "(iv) The Commission shall pay to each signatory a share of the civil forfeitures and interest equal to the proportional share of the Commission's expenses borne by each signatory in the fiscal year during which the civil forfeiture is collected by the Commission. "ARTICLE XIV "Expenses of Investigations and Other Proceedings "1. (a) A carrier shall bear all expenses of an investigation or other proceeding conducted by the Commission concerning the carrier, and all litigation expenses, including appeals, arising from an investigation or other proceeding. "OJ) When the Commission initiates an investigation or other proceeding, the Commission may require the carrier to pay to the Commission a sum estimated to cover the expenses that will be incurred under this section. "(c) Money paid by the carrier shall be deposited in the name and to the credit of the Commission, in any bank or other depository located in the Metropolitan District designated by the Commission, and the Commission may disburse that money to defray expenses of the investigation, proceeding, or litigation in question. "(d) The Commission shall return to the carrier any unexpended balance remaining after payment of expenses. "Applicability of Other Laws "2. (a) The applicability of each law, rule, regulation, or order of a signatory relating to transportation subject to this Act shall be suspended on the effective date of this Act. "(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section do not apply to a law of a signatory relating to inspection of equipment and facilities. "(c) During the existence of the Compact, the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission is suspended to the extent it is in conflict with the provisions of this Act. "Existing Rules, Regulations, Orders, and Decisions "8. All Commission rules, regulations, orders, or decisions that are in force on the effective date of this Act shall remain in effect and be enforceable under this Act, unless otherwise provided by the Commission. "Pending Actions or Proceedings "4. A suit, action, or other judicial proceeding commenced prior to the effective date of this Act by or against the Commission is not affected by the enactment of this Act and shall be prosecuted and determined under the law applicable at the time the proceeding was commenced.