X-3. Consolidation of stock or property.

No public utility corporation or common carrier shall consolidate its stock, property, franchise, or earnings in whole or in part with any other public utility corporation or common carrier owning a parallel or competing property without permission of the Railway Commission; and in no case shall any consolidation take place except upon public notice of at least sixty days to all stockholders, in such manner as may be provided by law. The Legislature may by law require all public utilities and common carriers to exchange business through physical connection, joint use, connected service, or otherwise.

Source:Neb. Const. art. XI, sec. 3 (1875); Amended 1920, Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 31; Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. X, sec. 3.