Repealed, 2000. No corporation engaged in the business of common carrier shall, directly or indirectly, own, manage, operate or engage in any other business than that of a common carrier, or hold, own, lease or acquire, directly or indirectly, mines, factories or timber, except such as shall be necessary to carry on its business; and the General Assembly shall enact laws to give effect to the provisions of this section. In 2000, voters approved a constitutional amendment that abolished the Railroad Commission, which had been established by Section 209. Critics had...
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