2020 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 1 - Public Utilities And Carriers
Chapter 10 - Transportation Of Passengers And Freight Generally
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 23-10-109. Agreements for carrier to pay charge for use of additional mode of transportation void

Universal Citation: AR Code § 23-10-109 (2020)
  1. (a) Any part of any agreement, arrangement, or other device entered into shall be unlawful and void which, as a condition to the transportation of property, requires or permits a regulated for-hire carrier of property, freight forwarder, private carrier, or other carrier or shipper or association or group of shippers to pay a charge, allowance, assessment, or compensation to any person or organization if the charge, allowance, assessment, or compensation is dependent or contingent upon the use of another mode of transportation in addition to motor transportation for movement of the property.

  2. (b)

    1. (1) Should any person, firm, partnership, organization, or association of persons violate any of the provisions of this section, he, she, or it shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment for not less than thirty (30) days nor more than ninety (90) days, or by both a fine and imprisonment.

    2. (2) Each day of the violation of any of the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate offense.

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