Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 37 Part 1.djvu/1014

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SIXTY·SECOND CONGRESS. Sns. III. Ch. 150. 1913. 99] specified in the certilicate of the commhsion, shall ` mto the Treasury of the United States one-half to thbrbeigldrgggfptg District of Columbia, not less than $1,000 nor more than $10000 tori, each Bgfense. ’ ar. . each and eve directo ° um., other oBcial of anylpuch public ilgility whorsh1rlll°mmadl:.ethns;(iI:lid:1sytbt:{. ?t?=ki°¤:.°~ii·:°m1t;F°: ment to secure t issue of any stoc§ certificate of stock bond i mr mortgage, or other evidence of mdeb ess, or who shall by false statement lmowmgy rnade, procure of the commission the m;,km' E of the certificate rem provided, or issue, with knowledge of suc fraud, nwrate, or cause to be negotiated, any such stock, certilicate of stock pd, mortgmuor other evidence of indebtedness in violation of this section, _ be gliilty of a felony and upon convictionthereof, shall bepumshed yaiineofnotless than $1000 or mums by1m'ir::·isonnientforatermofnotlessth.anoneyear,orllybi>th sueilr 81 dkcretion of the court. sr. _ . _ any pu u or an agent or officer °*¤¤‘*¤*¤•”¤¤ *¤ shall, directly or mdirectly, by anytydevice zrhatsoever, or o % “°" muh charge, demand, collect, or receive from any person, firm, or corporation a greater or less compensation for any service rendered or to be rendered by it in or affecting or relating to the conduct of a street railroad or street railroad corporation, common carrier, gas plant, gas corporation, electric plant electric corporation, water power company, telephone line, telephone corporation, telegraph line, or tclsgrap corporation, or ipe line com y, or to the prbduction, transhrznssion, delivery? tc; fliirmsh hing of $t,hlight, water, or power, or t conveyance o ep one or telegra m or for an service in connection therewith than that the publi; schedules or tariffs then in force or establis ed as provided herein, or than it charges, demands, collects, or receives from an other person, firm, or corporation other than one conducting a &e business for a like and contemporaneous service, such public utility shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited and declared to be a misdemeanor and imlawful, and u n convic· Pubtion thereof shall forfeit and pay to the District of Columgia not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 for each otfense; and such agent or officer so ofending shall be deemed ilty) of a misdemeanor, and IP¤¤¤¤·¤·¤¢¤•••¤¤¤ upon conviction thereof shall be pums ed y a Hue of not less than “%"°' “°°r'%°““.§L?¤°b£°£§¤“»?r§¤'i°”°‘ bt. sr. to d r »·¤,·~·»··,, _··· ··»··· ar. 82. at it a or u u 't eman , _ charge, collect, or receive from any pers-iclgliirm, or cogioration less $ m' compensation for any service rendered or to be rendered by said pub c utility in consideration of the furnishing by said person, firm, or corporation of any part of thefacilities inci ent thereto: Provider], hum, That nothing herein shall construed as prohibiting any public aaaaanu. utility from renting any facilities mcident to the production, transmission, delivery or furnishing of heat, light, water, or power, or the supply of any liquid, steam, or air, through pipes or tubing, or the conveyance of te egraph or telephone messages, and p A",,,,,,,, ,, ___ able rental therefor; or as bi:gumng_any public utility to any =·¤¤¤‘i·-¤¤• part of such appliances w are situated m upon the premise of any consumer or user, except telephone, station equipment upon the subscribeis premise, aud, unless otherwise ordered y the commission, metere, and appliances for measurements of any product or service. Par. 83. 'l‘hat it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corpora- ,,,{°*"°"’°“"·"""" tion to solicit, accept, or receive anyaréebaitggconcepsrtpéié ot; tioninrmpectto serviccmor ec orrea an u c utility or the pr<a.>il1;ction,_transmission, delivery, or fmnighlingof heat, light, water, or power, or any liquid, stearn or air, or_the conveying of telegraph or telephone messages within the District of