2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 15A - Interstate Transportation of Petroleum Products (Sections 715 - 715m)
Sec. 715 - Purpose of chapter

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Sec. 715 - Purpose of chapter
Containssection 715
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Short Titles"Hot Oil Act" and also as the "Connally Hot Oil Act".
Source CreditFeb. 22, 1935, ch. 18, §1, 49 Stat. 30.
Statutes at Large Reference49 Stat. 30

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15 U.S.C. § 715 (2015)

§715. Purpose of chapter

It is declared to be the policy of Congress to protect interstate and foreign commerce from the diversion and obstruction of, and the burden and harmful effect upon, such commerce caused by contraband oil as herein defined, and to encourage the conservation of deposits of crude oil situated within the United States.

(Feb. 22, 1935, ch. 18, §1, 49 Stat. 30.)


Act Feb. 22, 1935, which is classified to this chapter, is popularly known as the "Hot Oil Act" and also as the "Connally Hot Oil Act".

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