NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COM]PETITION
MABNU FACTU RI NG I INDUSTRY
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Approved Code No. 273--Amendment No. 1
Registry No. 1640--05
AS APPROVED ON APRIL 13, 1935
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Approved Code No. 273--Amendment No. 1
AMINE~NDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
BAND IN~STRUMENT'J MtAN~UFiACT~URING
As Approved on. April 13, 1935
Arenovis-c AM~EN~DMIENT OF CODE OF E-AIR COMPrETIT.ION FOR THE
BAND TNSTRUMZENT AfANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
An applicantionl having been duly made pursuant 'to and in. full
compliancee? with the provisions of Title I, of the National Indsrlial n
Recovery APct, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an amnend-
Inlent to a Code of Fair Competitio~n for the Band Inlstrumenl~lt Manu-
facturing Indu~stry,, and hear~ings having beenl duly held thereon and
the unnex~ed report on said ~Amendmlent, containing findings with
resp~lec~t ther~eto, having been m~adec and directed to the President:
NOWC, T`HEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States~, the National Indu~str~ial Recovery Board, pursuant to au-
thority vested in it by Executive Orders of the President, including
]Executive Order No. 6859, dated Septcllembe 27, 1934, and otherwise,
does hereby incorporate by reference, said anrnexe~d report and does
find that said Amendmuent and the Code as ~constituted after being
a mendedl comply in all respects with the? pertinent prov'c\'ciions and
will promrote the policy and purposes of said Title of said Act, and~
dloes hereby order that said Amlendmnent be and it is hereby approved,
and that thie previcou approval of said Code is hereby modified to
include an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended, su~ch
approval and such Amlendml~ent. to takie effect twenty (20) days from
the date hereof, unless good cause to the contrary is shown to the
Natiolnni Indus~triaT 1Recovery Boardc before that time and the Nia.-
tional Induitrial RecoveryT Board issues a subsequent order to that
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERYY BOARD,
IByW. A. HARRIM\AN, Aldmlinistra~tive Olicer.
Jon-N W. Urr,
Act-ing Division Adm I7~ini st,rator.
WASumarox, D. C.,
April 13, 1935.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The Wlhite HIowse.
Smt: An application has been duly made, pursuant to and in full
comlplianlce with the provisions of the National Industrial R~ecovery
Act, forl an Amlenrl mlent to thie Code, of Fair Competition for the
Bandc Instrumnent Manlufacturing1 I~ndustry, sulbmittedl by the said
Indulstrya through its: Code Authobrityv.
On September 24, 19:34, public h~earingr was held in WaVshington!
D. C. Every p~ersoln who reque~sted~ an app'earanlce was p~roperly
lear~d in connection w~ith statutory and regulatory requirements.
Thet amendment was revised as a r~esullt of the hearing and resub-
mitted to the Indltustry for approval. The amendment as submitted
in final form has been approved by the Indlustr~y.
The nmnendmentrt clarifies certain provisions in the definition and
deletes the definitions of jobber ", retailer and "L agent. ", which
are u nnecessa ry in this Code; it modifies and adds certain labor pro-
visions; it p~rovitles for mnore efficient admninistr~ation organization;
and it add~s certain trade practice provisions.
The Deputy Aidministr~ator in his final report on said amendment
Sto said Code having found as herein set forth and also in his memo-
randum which is inlcor~poratedl herein by reference and on the basis
of all the proceedings in this matter:
lIt is found that:
(a) TIhe amlendmlrent to said Code and the Code as amended are
well dlesigned to promote thre policies and purposes of Title I: of the
National Idustrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstrue-
tions to the free flowr of interstate. and foreign commerce which tend
to dliminish the amount, thereof, and will provide for the general
welfare by p promoting the orgalnization of industry for the dpurpose
of cooperate action among trade groups, by inucing and an
taining united action of labor and management under adequate
gover~inmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair com-
petitive~ practices, by promote ing the fullest utilization of the present
productive capacitiy of the industries, by avoiding undue r~estric-
tionl 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
uIIenemployment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The idode as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said T'itle of said Act, including without limit~a-
tion Subsectionl (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7 and
Subsection (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Aimendmlent and the? Code as amended are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(d) The Amnendmennt alnd the Codle as amlendled are not des~ignedt
to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(e) Those engaged in other steps of the economic prc~css hta~ve
not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of saidl
For these reasons, thleretfor~e, this Amnendment hias b~een! approvedc.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. AL. HARRIMAN,
APRIL13, 935.Administrative Of)iEcer.
AMlEDNDMENT~' TO CODE OF FA~IR COMPI-ETITION FOR
THEI~i BAND INSTRUMENTS MAN I~\ UF A1CTURINGC IN-
(1) 'Insert between the wordsc~t in thle thirdt line of Section 1 of Ar-
ticle II remodeling and "Lof thle phrasn~e andl~or thie original
sale thereof by a memlber1 of the Indtustry3."!
(2) Amnend Section 2, Article II, to read as follow-s:
SECTION 2. The term L"memllbe of thle Indtustry ans us~edl herein
includes, but w~ith~out limnitation, anyi indivdul, pa e~rtnrl ip, asso -
ciationl, c~orlor~ation or other formn of enepie na i h n
dustr~y either as emnployer or on his or its own behalf.
(3) D~elete Sections 6, 7 and 8 of Article II.
(4) Sulbstitute for the presenlt titular number 9 of Arlltic~le II,
the titular numlber 6.
(5) Amlendl Section 3, Art icle IV, to read as follows:
SECTIONS 3. A per'son) whose earnling capacity is limited beenuse.
of age, physical or nen~tal haRndica;p, or other inlfirmllity, may be eml-
p~loy\edl on light workr at a wvage below the m~inimumn establishedl
by thlis Cod~e if the employer ob~tains~ from the State Author~ity desig-
unatedl by -the Uncitedc States Depazrtmlent of Labor a certificate au-
thiorizingb such p~erson'~s emlploymenrlt at such wages and for such1
hours as shall1 be stated in th~e certificate. Such authority shall be
guided by the instructions~ of the United Staltes Depal~rtment of
Labor in i.-suing~ certificates to such pers~ons. Each employer shall
file mlonthl~y with the Code Authorit~y a list of all such persons em-
p~loyed by himT, showing the wa ges paid to, and the mnaximuml ho-urs
of work~I for such employees.
(6) Amlend Section 3 of Article V to read as follows:
No employer shall recla1RSsify employees or duties of occupantions
perform~ed or enlgagec in any other subterfuge so as to defeat the
purposes or provisions of the Act or of this Code.
(7) Amend .Section 4, A~rticle Vr to Iclrea as follows:
SECT:.?IONI 4. Every employer shall provide for the safety andC' health
of employees durling~ the hours and at the placfes of their empllloym~ent.
Standards for safety and health shall be submitted by~ the Code
Authority to the Naltio~nal Industr~ial Reovery3 Board within. three
months after the effective date of the amendment.
(8) ,Amiend Section 7, Article V, to read as follows:
SECTIrON 7. All empllloyers shall post and keep posted copies of this
Codle in coc~nsp~ienousuc p'lacces necesible to all employees. Every memn-
ber of the Indlustryr shall compl-ly withn all rules and r~egulationr; rela-
tive to the posting of povisionss of Codes of Fair Comnpetition whlichl
may from time to time be pr~escr1ibed by th'e N~ational I~ndustr~ial
(9) To Article V, addl the new Section 8 to r~eadc as follows:
SEenow(, 8. N~o empllloyee shall be dlischarg~ed, dem~notedl or oth~erwise
discrimiiinated n~gain~t by r'eason of mankingr a comlal~i~ntt or giving
evidence with respect to an allegedly violation of any Code.
(10) dd thze following new siubsec~tions to Section '7, Articcle VI:
()To mnake r~econunendations to the NPiationral Industrial 1Re-
covery Board for the coordination of the administration of this Code
and such other Codes, if any, as may be related to or affect members
of the Industry.
(h) To initiate, consider and make recommendations to the Ka-
tional Industrial Recovery Board for the modification or amendment
of this Code. Such modification, after such. notice and hearings as
mnay be prescribed byT the National Ilndustrial Recov~ery Board shall
become effective as a part of this Code and be binding upon eve~ryJ
mnemrber of the Industry.
(i) To require within a three-omoth period reports as to the re-
spective occupations engaged in by ment and women, together with
the rates paid for these.
(11) To Article VII, add the following Section 12:
SECTION 12. T87788 of Sale.--(a) All1 invoices shall be due and
payable net in thirty (30) days and nlo more favorable allowance
than 2%0 for cash shall be allowed for prompt payment, provided
that such payment shall be presented or mailed on or before the
tenth (10th) proximn.
(b) Interest at th-e rate of not less than six percent (6%/) per
annum from~ the net due date shall be charged and collected on all
invoices unpaid at the expiration of sixty (60) days after the in-
voice! date; provided, however, that in States where the maximum
legal rate of interest is less than six percent (6%oj), said maximum
rate allowed in suchi State shall be so charged.
A~pprov~ed Code No. 27i3--Amendment No. 1.
Registry No. 164(M)5.
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