Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 1. Applicability of Subtitle.


§ 34–101. Applicability of this subtitle.

This subtitle shall apply to the transportation of passengers, freight, or property from 1 point to another within the District of Columbia, and any common carrier performing such service; and this subtitle shall be so applicable and be so construed as to be free from conflict with those provisions of the Constitution of the United States and the laws in pursuance thereof relating to interstate commerce.


(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 977, ch. 150, § 8, par. 1.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 43-222.

1973 Ed., § 43-122.


§ 34–102. Corporations subject to this subtitle.

Corporations formed to acquire property or to transact business which would be subject to the provisions of this subtitle, and corporations possessing franchises for any of the purposes contemplated by this subtitle shall be deemed to be subject to the provisions of this subtitle, although no property may have been acquired, business transacted, or franchises exercised.


(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 977, ch. 150, § 8, par. 1.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 43-223.

1973 Ed., § 43-123.

Cross References

Highway plans, “utility” defined, see § 9-107.02.