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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 379-AUG. 2 , 1949 SEC. 17. The first sentence of subsection (f) of section 313 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended by inserting after "lessors," the following: "and of associations (as defined in this section) ,". SEC. 18. Subsection (h) of section 313 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "(h) As used in this section, the words 'keep' and 'kept' shall be construed to mean made, prepared, or compiled, as well as retained; the term 'lessor' means a lessor of any right to operate as a water car- rier; the term 'water carrier' or 'lessor' includes a receiver or trustee of such water carrier or lessor; and the term 'association' means an association or organization maintained solely by water carriers subject to this part which engages in activities relating to the fixing of rates, publication of classifications, or filing of schedules by such carriers." SEC. 19. (a) That the third sentence of subsection (a) of section 315 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended by strik- ing out the word "registered". (b) The last sentence of such subsection (a) is amended to read as follows: "In proceedings before the Commission involving the lawful- ness of rates, fares, charges, classifications, or practices, service of notice of the suspension of a tariff or schedule upon an attorney in fact of a carrier who has filed a said tariff or schedule in behalf of such carrier naming the rates, fares, charges, classifications, or practices involved in such proceedings shall be deemed to be due and sufficient service upon the carrier and service of notice of the suspension of a joint tariff or schedule upon a carrier which has filed said joint tariff to which another carrier is a party naming the rates, fares, charges, classifications, or practices involved in such proceedings shall be deemed to be due and sufficient service upon the several carriers parties thereto, but such manner of service shall not be considered as excluding service in any other manner authorized by law." SEC. 20. The first two sentences of subsection (a) of section 412 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, are amended to read as follows: "(a) For purposes of administration of the provisions of this part, the Commission is hereby authorized to require annual, periodical, or special reports from freight forwarders and associations (as defined in this section), and to prescribe the manner and form in which such reports shall be made, and to require from such forwarders and associ- ations specific, full, true, and correct answers to all questions upon which the Commission may deem information to be necessary. Such annual report shall give an account of the affairs of the freight forwarder or association in such form and detail as may be prescribed by the Commission." SEC. 21 . The first sentence of subsection (d) of section 412 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended by inserting after the words "documents of freight forwarders" the following: "and of associations (as defined in this section)". SEC. 22 . Subsection (f) of section 412 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "(f) As used in this section, the words 'keep' and 'kept' shall be construed to mean made, prepared, or compiled, as well as retained; and the term 'association' means an association or organization main- tained by or in the interest of any group of freight forwarders subject to this part which performs any service, or engages in any activities, in connection with any traffic, transportation, or facilities subject to this Act." Approved August 2, 1949. 489 54 Stat. 945. 49U. S. C. §913 (f). 54 Stat. 945. 49 U S.C. . 913 (h). Definitions. 54 Stat. 946. 49U.S.C. i 915 (a). 54 Stat. 946. 49U. S. C. §915 (a). Service of notice. 56 Stat. 294. 49 U.S. C. §1012 (a). Reports from freight forwarders, etc. 56 Stat. 295. 49U. S.C. §1012(d). 56 Stat. 295. 49 U.S.C. 1012 (f). Definitions.