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Constitutional Law Keyed to Rotunda
Carter v. Carter Coal Co.
Citation:298 U.S. 238 (1936)
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The “Bituminous Coal Conservation Act of 1935, covering every producer of bituminous coal in the United States, imposed a 15% tax on the sale price of coal at the mine, 90% of which was refundable if the producer filed with the National Bituminous Coal Commission his acceptance of a Bituminous Coal Code which was required to organize 23 coal district board, which would fix minimum and maximum prices of coal at every coal mine in the United States. The labor provisions of the code provided for the establishment of maximum daily and weekly hours and minimum wages.
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