[§271G-9]  Copies of schedules, tariffs, contracts, etc., kept as public records; evidence.  The copies of schedules and classifications and tariffs or rates, fares, and charges, and all contracts, agreements and arrangements between water carriers filed with the public utilities commission as herein provided, and any reports filed with the commission as required under this chapter shall be preserved as public records. [L 1974, c 94, pt of §1]