49 U.S. Code § 15102. Definitions

In this part—
(1) Board.—
The term “Board” means the Surface Transportation Board.
(2) Pipeline carrier.—
The term “pipeline carrier” means a person providing pipeline transportation for compensation.
(3) Rate.—
The term “rate” means a rate or charge for transportation.
(4) State.—
The term “State” means a State of the United States and the District of Columbia.
(5) Transportation.—The term “transportation” includes—
property, facilities, instrumentalities, or equipment of any kind related to the movement of property, regardless of ownership or an agreement concerning use; and
services related to that movement, including receipt, delivery, transfer in transit, storage, handling, and interchange of property.
(6) United states.—
The term “United States” means the States of the United States and the District of Columbia.
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 10102 of this title prior to the general amendment of this subtitle by Pub. L. 104–88, § 102(a).

Effective Date

Section effective Jan. 1, 1996, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 104–88, see section 2 of Pub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section 1301 of this title.