interstate commerce


Also found in: Legal, Wikipedia.

in´ter`state` com´merce


n.1.Commerce that involves transportation of articles of commerce across state lines.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"It's on record, your position on interstate commerce regulation, on regulation of the railway trust and Standard Oil, on the conservation of the forests, on a thousand and one restrictive measures that are nothing else than socialistic."
among the several states" and argues that this, the actual language of the Constitution, was understood to have and has a broader meaning than the nearly universally accepted but quite unoriginal substitute language, "interstate commerce." Part I considers the first major interpretation of the actual words of the Constitution, in Gibbons v.
Second, beginning with the so-called Interstate Commerce Act of 1887, (2) and especially since the New Deal, the power to regulate commerce among the several states has become the main source of numerous federal regulations governing wide aspects of American life, from regulating civil rights in the private sector for minorities, women, the disabled, the elderly and other groups in employment, housing, protecting the environment, including air, soil, wetlands, water and endangered species, as well as workplace safety, financial regulation, regulating much of health care, fighting organized crime, regulating harmful as well as helpful drugs, and protecting food, product and consumer safety, among others.
intrastate activity only impacted interstate commerce
The clause holds that regulations on interstate commerce are the province of Congress, not state legislatures, the 4th Circuit ruled.
The Biologics License Application is a common procedure for blood centers to request permission by FDA to introduce a biologic product into interstate commerce. Until a blood center obtains a BLA, they are restricted to distributing INTERCEPT-treated products to hospitals within the state in which they are produced.
Federal labeling laws and regulations require that any wine sold in interstate commerce that is labeled with an AVA be derived 85% or more from grapes grown within the boundaries of that AVA, and be fully finished within the state in which the AVA is located.
Interstatecommerce The district court did not err in failing to instruct the jury that conviction required a finding that the files themselves were shipped or transported in interstate commerce to satisfy the interstate nexus requirement of the statute.
The Commerce Clause can be found in Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution and is comprised of three subclauses: (1) the Interstate Commerce Clause; (2) the Foreign Commerce Clause; and (3) the Indian Commerce Clause.
The Tenth Circuit held that Colorado's sales and use tax notice and reporting law, designed to force noncollecting out-of-state retailers to report sales to Colorado customers and the state, does not violate the dormant Commerce Clause because it does not discriminate against or unduly burden interstate commerce.

Full browser ?