interstate commerce

interstate commerce

Trade and other business activities between those located in different states; esp., traffic in goods and travel of people between states.

? For purposes of this phrase, most statutory definitions include a territory of the United States as a state. Some statutory definitions of interstate commerce include commerce between a foreign country and a state.

¡ª Also termed interstate trade. [Cases: Commerce 5. C.J.S. Com-merce ¡ì¡ì 2, 6.]


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