The Role of the Postal Rate Commission Should be Clarified: Report of the Comptroller General of the United States
U.S. General Accounting Office, 1977 - 60 páginas
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39 U.S.C. Section Administrative Procedure Act amend the Postal APPENDIX III Victor APPENDIX IV APPENDIX appropriate believe Board of Governors budget approval Chairman Commis COMMISSION BUDGET REQUESTS Commission have jurisdiction Commission jurisdiction Commission on Postal Commission proceedings Commission's budget Commission's role conditions of mailability cost and revenue court litigation Court of Appeals Docket efficiency evaluate exists Federal filed functions funds GAO's hearing issue subpoenas January 15 LAWTON CHILES number of interrogatories parties Pending performance periodic reporting system Postal Rate Commission postal ratemaking Postal Reorganization Act POSTAL SERVICE COMMENTS Postmaster Private Express Statutes proposed quality of mail quality of service Rate Commission budget Rate Commission comments ratemaking process recommended decision regulatory agencies resolved revenue estimates Senate Service contends Service's management sion statute statutory submitted subpoena authority subpoena power system of accounts third rate tion U.S. Court United States Postal United States Senate Victor L views
Página 22 - Any person may be compelled to appear and depose and to produce documentary evidence in the same manner as witnesses may be compelled to appear and testify and produce documentary evidence before the Commission as hereinbefore provided.
Página 22 - Board, its member, agent, or agency, there to produce evidence if so ordered, or there to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question ; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by said court as a contempt thereof.
Página 22 - Commission, there to produce records, if so ordered, or to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof. All process in any such case may be served in the judicial district whereof such person is an inhabitant or wherever he may be found.
Página 24 - The Commission may employ such attorneys as it finds necessary for proper legal aid and service of the Commission or its members in the conduct of their work, or for proper representation of the public interests in investigations made by it or cases or proceedings pending before it...
Página 22 - Commission may invoke the aid of any court of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such investigation or proceeding is carried on, or where such person resides or carries on business, in requiring the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, contracts, agreements, and other records.
Página 22 - That any person who shall neglect or refuse to attend and testify, or to answer any lawful inquiry, or to produce documentary evidence, if in his power to do so, in obedience to the subpoena or lawful requirement of the commission...
Página 21 - Commission deems relevant or material to the inquiry. Such attendance of witnesses and the production of any such records may be required from any place in the United States or any State at any designated place of hearing.
Página 18 - That the Commission is hereby authorized to require annual reports from all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, to fix the time and prescribe the manner in which such reports shall be made, and to require from such carriers specific answers to all questions upon which the Commission may need information.