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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FURNITURE SLIP COVERS
AS APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 12, 1934
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Approved Code No. 283-Amendinent No. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
READY-MADE FURNITURE SLIP COVERS
As Approved on November 12, 1934
APPROVING AMrENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THi
READY-MADE FURNITURE SLIP COVERS MANUFACTURING 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 the Code of Fair Competition for the Ready-Made Furniture
Slip Covers Manufacturing Industry, and an opportunity to be heard
thereon having been given and the annexed report on said amend-
ment, containing findings with respect thereto, having been made
and directed to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, the National Industrial Recovery Board, pursuant to au-
thority vested in it by Executive Orders of the President, including
Executive Order No. 6859, and otherwise; does hereby incorporate,
by reference said annexed report and does find that said amendment
and the Code as constituted after being amended comply in all re-
spects with the pertinent provisions and will promote the policy
and purposes of said Title of said Act, and does hereby order that
said amendment be and it is hereby approved, and that the previous
approval of said Code is hereby amended to include an approval of
said Code in its entirety as amended.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Administrative Oficers
PRENTISS L. COONLEY,
Acting Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D. C.,
November 12, 1934.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The White House.
SmI: This is a report on an amendment to the Code of Fair Com-
petition for the Ready-Made Furniture Slip Covers Manufacturing
Industry. The amendment which is attached was presented by the
Notice of opportunity to be heard was given and no objections
have been received.
Article VII, Section 4, is amended to include the mandatory assess-
ment clause contained in the executive Order No. 6678, dated April
The Deputy Administrator in his final report on said amendment
to said Code having found as herein set forth and on the basis of
all proceedings in this matter:
We find that:
.(a) The amendment 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 among trade groups, by inducing and main-
taining united action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating 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 in-
creasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving
unemployment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limita-
tion 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 amendment on behalf of the Industry as a whole.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not oper-
ate 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 the above reasons this amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. TIAP 1 IMAN
A dmni irtirive Officer.
NOVEMBER 12, 1934.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE READY-MADE FURNITURE SLIP COVERS MANU-
Section 4 of Article VII shall be amended to read as follows:
"4.-I. It being found necessary in order to support the admin-
istration of this Code and to maintain the standards of fair competi-
tion established hereunder and to effectuate the policy of the Act, the
Code Authority is authorized:
(a) To incur such reasonable obligations as are necessary and
proper for the foregoing purposes, and to meet such obligations out
of funds, which may be raised as hereinafter provided and which
shall be held in trust for the purposes of the Code;
(b) To submit to the National Industrial Recovery Board for its
approval, subject to such notice and opportunity to be heard as it
may deem necessary (1) an itemized budget of its estimated expenses
for the foregoing purposes, and (2) an equitable basis upon which
the funds necessary to support such budget shall be contributed by
members of the Industry;
(c) After such budget and basis of contribution have been ap-
proved by the National Industrial Recovery Board, to determine and
obtain equitable contribution as above set forth by all members of
the Industry, and to that end, if necessary to institute legal
proceedings therefore in its own name.
II. Each member of the Industry shall pay his or its equitable
contribution to the expenses of the maintenance of the Code Author-
ity, determined as hereinabove provided, and subject to rules and
regulations pertaining thereto issued by the National Industrial
Recovery Board. Only members of the Industry complying with
the Code and contributing to the expenses of its administration as
hereinabove provided, unless duly exempted from making such con-
tributions, shall be entitled to participate in the selection of mem-
bers of the Code Authority or to receive the benefits of any of its
voluntary activities or to make use of any emblem or insignia of the
National Recovery Administration.
III. The Code Authority shall neither incur nor pay any obliga-
tion substantially in excess of the amount thereof as estimated in its
approved budget, and shall in no event exceed the total amount
contained in its approved budget except upon approval of the
National Industrial Recovery Board; and no subsequent budget shall
contain any deficiency item for expenditures in excess of prior budget
estimates except those which the National Industrial Recovery Board
shall have so approved."
Sections 6 (g) and (h) of Article VII shall be omitted.
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