Golden Gate Scenic Steamship Lines, Inc.

57 Cal. 2d 373 (1962), 369 P.2d 257

The Court reversed a Commission order asserting jurisdiction over a sightseeing vessel. The Court concluded that Section 1007 only subjected vessels operating “between points” in California to Commission jurisdiction; the statute did not apply to transportation of passengers who embark and disembark at the same point. This holding was apparently extended to non-vessel carriage in St. Helena (Para. 22) even though no statutory text would seem to support such an extension.

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