2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 58 - Public Utilities, Services and Carriers
CHAPTER 17 - THE GENERAL RAILROAD LAW
SECTION 58-17-2700. Cars shall be transferred to connected track on demand; fees.


SC Code § 58-17-2700 (2013) What's This?

All railroad corporations whose tracks shall be so connected shall transfer to any railroad track any car upon demand of the consignee or owner of the freight in such car, at such transfer charges as may be fixed by the Commission, not to exceed one dollar per car in any case, empty cars to be returned free. Failure to comply with the written demand of the consignee or owner within twenty-four hours shall subject the railroad corporation so failing to a penalty of one dollar per hour so long as such failure may continue, to be deducted from the freight bill of such owner or consignee or to be recovered by an action of law, unless it be determined by the jury to be reasonably impracticable for such railroad corporation to make such transfer within such time.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 58-1150; 1952 Code Section 58-1150; 1942 Code Section 8334; 1932 Code Section 8334; Civ. C. '22 Section 4881; Civ. C. '12 Section 3201; Civ. C. '02 Section 2112; 1900 (23) 388; 1935 (39) 25.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. South Carolina may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.