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Approved Code No. 235-Amendment No. 4
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
TEXTILE PROCESSING INDUSTRY
As Approved on September 25, 1934
APPRovING AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
TEXTILE PROCESSING INDUSTRY
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an amend-
ment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Textile Processing Indus-
try, and hearings having been duly held thereon and the annexed
report on said modifications, containing findings with respect thereto,
having been made and directed to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to authority vested in me by Executive Orders of the
President, including Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December
30, 1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said
annexed report and do find that said amendment and the Code as
constituted after being amended comply in all respects with the
pertinent provisions and will promote the policy and purposes of said
Title of said Act, and do hereby order that said amendment be
and it is hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said
Code is hereby modified to include an approval of said Code in its
entirety as amended.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator for Industrial Recovery.
PRENTISS L. COONLEY,
A acting Division Administrator.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The -White House.
SIn: This is a report on the hearing covering the amendments to
the Code of Fair Competition for the Textile Processing Industry,
held in Room 127, Wii!ard Hotel, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1934.
The amendinents, which are attached, were presented by the duly
qualified and authorized representatives of the Industry complying
with statutory requirements.
In accordance with customary procedure, every person who had
filed a request for appearance was freely heard in public, and all
statutory and regulatory requirements were complied with.
PROVISIONS OF THE AMENDMENTS
These amendments provide for the following:
1. The amendment to Article I, Section 1, paragraph (f) provides
for the addition of the word "silk."
2. The amendment to Article I, Section 1, paragraph (k) pro-
vides for the addition of the dyeing of rayon and/or synthetic
fibres in the yarn.
3. The amendment to Article II, Section 4, provides for the limita-
tion of hours on certain types of machinery.
The remaining amendments provide for minor changes in order
to conform with standard provisions.
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on said amend-
ments to said Code having found a,; herein set forth and on the basis
of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find that:
(a) The amendments to said Code and the Code as amended are
well designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstruc-
tions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend
to diminish the amount thereof, and( will provide for the general
welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose
of cooperative action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental sanction and supervision, by elimniating unfair competi-
tive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restric-
tion of production (except. as may be temporarily required), by
increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing )purchasing power, by reducing and relieving un-
employment, by improving the standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the
pertinent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without
limitation Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7,
and Subsection (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority to present the afore-
said aiicndments on behalf of the Industry as a whole.
(d) The. amendnl'nts and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or monropoli tic practices.
(e) The anenliident, and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(f) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process have
not. been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
For these reasons these amendments have been approved.
H'UGH S. JOIINSON,
Ad /i/i ;strator.
SEPTEMBER 25, 1934.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE TEXTILE PROCESSING INDUSTRY
Article I. Section 1, Paragraph (f) is hereby amended by adding
the word, "silk ", between the words, wool and rayon "', in the
second line thereof, so that the amended paragraph will read as
(f) The commission winding, warping, slashing, and,'or beaming
of yarns made of cotton, wool, silk, rayon, and or other synthetic
fibres or combinations thereof;
Article I, Section 1, paragraph (k), is hereby amended to read
(k) The processing and primary distribution of dyed and 'or con-
verted sales yarns made of rayon and or other synthetic fibres, not
including such yarns, natural or bleached, singles, with seven turns
twist to the inch or less put up in skeins, spolols. tubes, and or cones;
and the dyeing of rayon and or other synthetic fibres in the yarn;
provided, however, that the labor provisions in Article II and the
provisions in Article III, Section 2 of this Code shall not apply to
any employer using the yarns so processed exclusively for the manu-
facture of fabrics in his own plant.
Article II, Section 4 is hereby amended by the addition of the
Employers shall not operate the following machines for more
than eighty (80) hours per week; winders, warpers, coppers or
quillers, section beamers and or slashers when used in the commis-
sion winding, warping, slashing and 'or beaming of yarns made of
silk, rayon and/or other synthetic yarns and 'or combinations thereof
in preparation for use on looms sixteen inches wide or over.
Article II, Section 4, is hereby transferred to a new Article en-
titled "Article IIA", as Section 1.
Article II, Sections 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are hereby changed to 4, 5,
6, 7 and 8 respectively.
Article III, Section 1, Paragraph (f) is hereby amended by sub-
stituting the words, "Federal and or State agencies" for the words
" government agency or agencies". wherever used therein, so that
the. amended paragraph will read as follows:
(f) Every member of the Industry shall furnish to any Federal
and/or State agencies designated by the Administrator such sta-
tistical information as the Administrator may, from time to time,
deem necessary for the purpose recited in Section 3 (a) of the Na-
tional Industrial Recovery Act, and any reports and other informa-
tion collected and compiled by a Code Authority as heretofore pro-
vided shall be transmitted to such Federal and/or State agencies as
the Administrator may direct.
Article III, Section 3, is hereby amended to read as follows:
3. If the Administrator shall determine that any action of the
Code Authority or any agency thereof is unfair or unjust or con-
trary to the public interest, the Adminititratior may require that such
action be suspended to afford an opportunity for investigation of the
merits of such action and further consideration by said Ct-de Author-
ity or agency pending final action, which shall not be effective unless
the Adtliinistrator approves or unless he shall fail to disapprove
after thirty (30) days' notice to him of intention to proceed with
such action in its original or modified form.
Article IV, Section 2 is hereby nmindlcd by adding thereto "or
by the Administrator ", so that the amended section will read as
2. The labor provisions of this Code and of other applicable Codes
shall be posted in each plant in the Inldu-try, as directed by the Code
Authority or by the Administrator.
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