U.S Code last checked for updates: May 29, 2024
§ 21.
Enforcement provisions
(a)
Commission, Board, or Secretary authorized to enforce compliance
(b)
Issuance of complaints for violations; hearing; intervention; filing of testimony; report; cease and desist orders; reopening and alteration of reports or orders
(c)
Review of orders; jurisdiction; filing of petition and record of proceeding; conclusiveness of findings; additional evidence; modification of findings; finality of judgment and decree
(d)
Exclusive jurisdiction of Court of Appeals
(e)
Liability under antitrust laws
(f)
Service of complaints, orders and other processes
(g)
Finality of orders generally
Any order issued under subsection (b) shall become final—
(1)
upon the expiration of the time allowed for filing a petition for review, if no such petition has been duly filed within such time; but the commission, board, or Secretary may thereafter modify or set aside its order to the extent provided in the last sentence of subsection (b); or
(2)
upon the expiration of the time allowed for filing a petition for certiorari, if the order of the commission, board, or Secretary has been affirmed, or the petition for review has been dismissed by the court of appeals, and no petition for certiorari has been duly filed; or
(3)
upon the denial of a petition for certiorari, if the order of the commission, board, or Secretary has been affirmed or the petition for review has been dismissed by the court of appeals; or
(4)
upon the expiration of thirty days from the date of issuance of the mandate of the Supreme Court, if such Court directs that the order of the commission, board, or Secretary be affirmed or the petition for review be dismissed.
(h)
Finality of orders modified by Supreme Court
(i)
Finality of orders modified by Court of Appeals
(j)
Finality of orders issued on rehearing ordered by Court of Appeals or Supreme Court
(k)
“Mandate” defined
(l)
Penalties
(Oct. 15, 1914, ch. 323, § 11, 38 Stat. 734; June 19, 1934, ch. 652, title VII, § 702(d), formerly title VI, § 602(d), 48 Stat. 1102; renumbered Pub. L. 98–549, § 6(a), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2804; Aug. 23, 1935, ch. 614, § 203(a), 49 Stat. 704; June 23, 1938, ch. 601, § 1107(g), 52 Stat. 1028; June 25, 1948, ch. 646, § 32(a), 62 Stat. 991; May 24, 1949, ch. 139, § 127, 63 Stat. 107; Dec. 29, 1950, ch. 1184, 64 Stat. 1125; Pub. L. 85–726, title XIV, § 1401(b), Aug. 23, 1958, 72 Stat. 806; Pub. L. 85–791, § 4, Aug. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 943; Pub. L. 86–107, § 1, July 23, 1959, 73 Stat. 243; Pub. L. 98–443, § 9(m), Oct. 4, 1984, 98 Stat. 1708; Pub. L. 98–620, title IV, § 402(10)(B), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3358; Pub. L. 104–88, title III, § 318(2), Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 949.)
cite as: 15 USC 21