Elkins Act

Definition of "Elkins Act"
  1. A 1903 act that outlawed rebates, concessions, and misbilling, among other things, and set defined penalties for these violations
How to use "Elkins Act" in a sentence
  1. The railroad company faced a fine because they violated the Elkins Act.
  2. The Elkins Act increased shipping fairness by penalizing misbilling.
  3. Through the Elkins Act, the government aimed to prevent unfair business practices.

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