The Virginia Law Register Volume 13

The Virginia Law Register Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...connecting railroads to transfer freight and passengers. Council Bluffs 11. Kansas R. Co., 45 Iowa 338. PILOTS. The regulation of pilots undoubtedly affects interstate commerce and it is within the power of Congress to assume control over them whenever it deems it necessary, but until Congress shall take exclusive control of the subject by the enactment of a general and uniform law, it is well settled that the States have concurrent power with Congress to pass pilotage laws. The regulations of pilots are local in 'their character and 1'6quire different regulations at difierent ports, and Congress has found it to be advantageous to leave the regulation of them to the States. Ex parte McNiel, 13 Wall. 236; Cooley 1/Board of Wardens, 12 How. 299; Steamship Co. 1/. olifi'e, 2 Wall. 450; Huus 7.'. N. Y. Steamship Co., 182 U. S. 392; The Chase, 14 Fed. Rep. 854. By Rev. Stat., 4235, it is expressly enacted: "Until further provision is made by Congress, all pilots in the bays, inlets, r-ivers, harbors, and ports of the United States shall continue to be regulated in conformity with the existing laws Of the States respectively wherein such pilots may be, 01' with such laws as the States may respectively enact for the purpose." But a State must not discriminate between vessels from different States. Spraigue 2/. Thompson, 118 U. S. 90. HEALTH AND QUARANTINE LAWS. Regulations imposed by a state, for the purpose of protecting the health of its citizens, or to prevent the introduction of diseases from other States or foreign countries, are vali-d., provided they (10 not come in conflict with the laws of the general governmentThe State's action is not necessarily invalid because it may affect interstate more

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  • Paperback | 430 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 762g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236749545
  • 9781236749543