Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/953

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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 722-SEPT. 18, 1940 "(e) All forfeitures authorized in this paragraph (7) shall be recovered in the manner provided for the recovery of forfeitures under the provisions of this part. "(f) Any special agent, accountant, or examiner who knowingly and willfully divulges any fact or information which may come to his knowledge during the course of any examination or inspection made under authority of this section, except insofar as he may be directed by the Commission or by a court or judge thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject, upon conviction in any court of the United States of competent jurisdiction, to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not exceeding six months, or both. "(8) As used in this section the words 'keep' and 'kept' shall be construed to mean made, prepared, or compiled, as well as retained; the term 'carrier' means a common carrier subject to this part, and includes a receiver or trustee of such carrier; and the term 'lessor' means a person owning a railroad, a water line, or a pipe line, leased to and operated by a common carrier subject to this part, and includes a receiver or trustee of such lessor." (b) Paragraph (11) of such section 20 (which relates to liability of carriers for loss of property), is amended by striking out the first proviso contained therein and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Provided, That if the loss, damage, or injury occurs while the property is in the custody of a carrier by water the liability of such carrier shall be determined by the bill of lading of the carrier by water and by and under the laws and regulations applicable to trans- portation by water, and the liability of the initial or delivering carrier shall be the same as that of such carrier by water:". AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS 25, 26, AND 27 SEC. 14 . (a) Section 25 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is hereby repealed. (b) Section 26 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended by striking out "26" and inserting in lieu thereof "25". (c) Section 27 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 26. This part may be cited as part I of the Interstate Com- merce Act." 919 Recovery of forfei- tures. Examiner, etc., di- vulging information. Penalty. "Keep" and "kept." "Carrier." "Lessor." 41 Stat. 494. 49U. S. C. 20(11). Responsibility for losses. 41 Stat. 497. 49U.S.0.§25; Supp. V, 1 25. 41 Stat. 498. 49U.S.C.126; Supp. V, 26. 41 Stat. 499. 49U.S.C. 27. Part I of the Inter- state Commerce Act. SHORT TITLE FOR PART II SEC. 15. Section 201 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is 49 Stat. upp. amended to read as follows: V,1301. " SHORT TITLE "SEc. 201. This part may be cited as part II of the Interstate Com- merce Act." REFERENCES TO POLICY DECLARED IN PART II SEC. 16. Part II of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended by striking out the following wherever appearing therein: "the policy declared m section 202 (a) of this part", and "the policy of Congress enunciated in section 202", and by inserting in lieu thereof the following: "the national transportation policy declared in this Act". Part II of the Inter. state Commerce Act. 49 Stat. 543. 49U. S .C., Supp. V, ch.8. Post, p. 920.