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49 U.S.C. § 13505. Transportation furthering a primary business

(a) In General.— Neither the Secretary nor the Board has jurisdiction under this part over the transportation of property by motor vehicle when—

(1) the property is transported by a person engaged in a business other than transportation;

and

(2) the transportation is within the scope of, and furthers a primary business (other than transportation) of the person.

(b) Corporate Families.—

(1) In general.— Neither the Secretary nor the Board has jurisdiction under this part over transportation of property by motor vehicle for compensation provided by a person who is a member of a corporate family for other members of such corporate family.

(2) Definition.— In this section, "corporate family" means a group of corporations consisting of a parent corporation and all subsidiaries in which the parent corporation owns directly or indirectly a 100 percent interest.

Do not act or rely upon this statute without ensuring that it is up to date and without seeking professional legal advice.