28 U.S.C. § 1342 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 1342. Rate orders of State agencies

The district courts shall not enjoin, suspend or restrain the operation of, or compliance with, any order affecting rates chargeable by a public utility and made by a State administrative agency or a rate-making body of a State political subdivision, where:

(1)  Jurisdiction is based solely on diversity of citizenship or repugnance of the order to the Federal Constitution;  and,

(2)  The order does not interfere with interstate commerce;  and,

(3)  The order has been made after reasonable notice and hearing;  and,

(4)  A plain, speedy and efficient remedy may be had in the courts of such State.


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