2020 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 8 - Railroad Companies
Article 2 - Powers and Duties of Commission as to Railroad Companies Generally
§ 46-8-23. Prescription and Enforcement by Commission of Rules, Regulations, and Orders as to Receipt, Transportation, and Delivery of Freight by Railroads
The commission is vested with full power and authority to make, prescribe, and enforce all such reasonable rules, regulations, and orders as may be necessary to compel and require the several railroad companies in this state to receive, receipt for, forward, and deliver promptly to destination all freight of every character which may be tendered or received by them for transportation. In addition, the commission shall have full power and authority to make, prescribe, and enforce such reasonable rules, regulations, and orders as may be necessary to compel and require prompt delivery to the consignee of all freights on arrival at destination.
(Ga. L. 1905, p. 120, § 1; Civil Code 1910, § 2634; Code 1933, § 93-302.)
- Regulation by public service commission as to checking and handling of baggage, 21 A.L.R. 323.
Power of state to require interstate carrier to make track connections with other roads, 22 A.L.R. 1078.
Power of Public Service Commission to require carrier to furnish cars of special type, 23 A.L.R. 411.
Power of Public Service Commission to require railroad or street railway to extend its line or build new line to new territory, 30 A.L.R. 73.
Validity of statute, ordinance, or other public regulation prescribing minimum number of employees for train or street car, 69 A.L.R. 343.