NATIONAL ]RECOVrERYJ ADMINISTRATION
CODE~ OF IFAIIR COMRPET~IT'ION~
STRUCTURAL CLAY PRODUCTS
For sle by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington D. C. - Price 5 cents
sndmtent N~o. 2
]Registlry No. 10'13--1--03
AS APPROVED ON NOVrEMBIER 5, 1934
WE DO OUR PART
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE -
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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This pub~llj3icatio is for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Glovernmrent
Pr~inting Office, Wa3.-hington, D. C.., an1d by~ distr'iic offtice of the Biure~au of
Foreig nand Domuestic Commerce.
DISTRICT OFFICES OF THIE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Altnlanta, Ga.: 5j04 Post Office Buildling.
Diviisrldinlan.l Ala.: 257 Fe'deral Builiingr.
B3oston, 511. : 1.401 Customhouse.
Buffalo, N. Y.: Cha1:mbetr of Commeri ce Bu~ibling~.
C~harleston, S. C.: Chambe-t*lll of Commerce Building.
Chicagro, Ill.: Suite 1706, 201 Norl1th Wlells Street.
(I'h w~inneil. Ohio: Chal~rntwr: of Commerce.
Danllas, Texs.: Chambler of Clonunferce Bulildlin=.
Detroit, MIirl.: ill FirlSt National Bank BulildingF.
H-ouston, Tex.: Chamber of Ccommerce Building.
Indialnapolis, Indl.: Chather11C1 of CommllerCe Building.
Jacksirouville, Fla.: chamber r of Coinnllll~'.-re Buildling.
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Louisville, K~y.: 408 Federal~l Bu~ildlin".
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New Yorik, N~. Y.: 734 Cus~ctomboruse.
Norfolk-, Va.: 406 East~ Plumle Stireezt.
Philadleilphia, Pan.: 4322: Commen~rcial Truslt Building.
Pit-tsburgh, Pa.: Chamber of Comumerce Building.
Portland, Oreg.: 215~ Newv Pat Office Buildling.
St. Louis, M~o.: 00ti Olive Street.
San Frlalll-i-col~, Cal.if.: 31.0 Custombouse.
Seattle, Wash. : SO9 Feder'al Office Building.
Approved Code No. 123-Amendment No. 2
AM~ENDMIEINT TOd COD)E OF FAIIR COMIPE1"TITION
S1TRU~C'TURAL~ CLAY PRODUC~I~TS INDU)JS1~IC:JTRY
As Approved on NboembEcr 5, 193-1
AnPPROVING AMENIIOJEN-T OF Co!l; OF7 LAIR1 COMPE~''ITITION FOR THE
STueRlin'T~~( I CLAY PRODUCLrtTS INDI'*THY1
Aln application having been d'uly mladec pursuant to and in full comn-
pliance with th-e provisions of Titlel I of t~he Natfionall Indur.str~ial Re-
covery Act, approvedt'c June 16, 1933? for the app~rovatl of anl amend-
ment to a Code of Fa~ir Compe~ti~tion for the Structural Clay Prod-
ucts Indulstl'ry andi NOTICE OFi OPPORTUNITY TO BE
H-EARD, Administrative Orderl 123-11, dated October 2L, 1934, hav-
ing been purblished and no object ionl havingi b~eenl filed as provided in
said published notice, and the anniexed report on. said amelrndmelntl con-
taining findings w~ithn respect thleretto, havingS been made and direc~ted'
to the P~resident.
NOW, THIIEtREFORE, on behalf of the Pr~esident, of the Ujnitedl
States, the National Industr~ial Recovcryr B~oard, pursuant to author-
ity versted in it by Executi-ve Orders of the President, inceludinga Exet-r
utive Order No. 6859, and otherwise, does hereby incorporate by ref-
erence said annexed report and does find that said amlendmlent anrd
th~e Code as constituted after being amndedllc comply in all respects
with the pertinent provisions andi will promote the policy and pur-
poses of said Title of saidi Act, and does hereby border that said
amendmentnt be and it is hereby approved, and that the previous ap-
proval of said Code is hereby amended to include an approval of
said Code in its entirety as amended.
NATIONAL TINDUSTRIAL REC'OVERY BOARD,
By WS. A. IH,1n'u~r.i N: A dmlzinrist ratli,r'Offer.
W. P. ELLIS,
Acting~ Divi~s~roio Admini ;(sltratr.
WA4SHING'TON, D. C.,
NotLem),.ber 5, 3.9~.}.
95.144*---1 32J--26-----.14 fll
REPORTI TO THWE PRESIDENT'
Thle Wh'ite! Howe.r~
Sin: An application hlas been dul~y madie pursuant to and in full
compl~llitCance b wilth thepovisionLs of the~ NaYtion~al Industrial.$ Rtecovery
Act, for an Amwendment to tche Code of Fiair Complletitio~n for the
St~ructurall Clay Produc~l:t Ind usti-ry, submitted by the C~ode Authlor~ity
for the said PIndustry'.
The exsisting~ provision of Article X~ of the CodeI1 for the said In-
dustry, is enti'i(ly inad~equate in v-iew of Executive Order 6i678 and
'Admninistrative Ordler X-36, andl it, is therefore evident that the
nmenan'ienll~lt to Article X of sa~id Cod~e, the provisions of which follow
closely the text of the above ment~ionedl Orders, will overcome the
eXsiting IMiteql~ uate~ pronst~ions..
lThet Deputy Admrjinis~t~torao in his final repl.or~t to us on -said alen~d-
menrt to said Codelt having~ found1 as hlereinl set, forth andlc on th~e bazsis
of all th-e proceedings in- this mal~tter:
W~7e ~find thal~t:
(at) 'l]Th amendmentll~ll to said Codle and~ ~th3e! Code a~s amended asre
w\ell d~eigned~l to proanat th~c pol~liciesf and~ purposes of Title : of
ithe Naitionlal ,indlstr'ial R'covery.~~ Act .lincluding~ the r~emova~l of ob--
strulC'tionls: to thec flreec flown olf Lltitnterte ~and floreign~ c:olmuler~ce wich
tend to d-imninish ethe amlount; therenof, andi will provide for ~the g-en-
:evalt welfare by pj',iromotingf flthe organizations l of .indulstr3 ~for thle
purpose of coopcu~;tiver act~ioin unwng11 tl~rade~ goups, b~ inucui l ng nd
maintaining unfited action ~Of labr2~ andl mangemntl~~rl ulnder aldeqtuadte
governmenll:ltall snct~ion andC' .'uperv.l'.]ision, by~ eiminain ting unfairi coml-
petitiviie prraciltices,~ by~ pJ-r~rouxxtn tle ~f~Ullst poscsible utilization of the
pr'csentl pI'Croucltive.c Iapa~city ef nu~tstr~ies, byi! avo~iding lundue Irestric-
tion oof productionio l (Lxce~pt a., mlay. be temp3orarly~~~ requir~ed), by in-
oreasing thet onsumlptio~n of' indus~tr~ial and- aIgrliCultulral products
througha)- increa~singr pul~rchasing)t powrffl' by refduCing andi relieving
u~nemplloyment.llt by improl-vingc standaird~s of labor, andt bya otherwtise
rehabi litaltingn indu. -try.'
(b) ~The ~Codle as amlrl'ende complltlies.- in all respects with the perti-
n2entY p~r~ovisons: of sai~d Tiltle of sai Ac~t, including without limita-
tion sub-section (at) of Section1~ 3a, .u-sction (a) of Section 7 and
sub-section (b) of Section 10 ther~eof.
(c) The Code em~powver~s the Codelc Authorityy to present the afore-
said amuendmnent on behlalf oaf the, indcust~ry3 as a wh'ole.
(d1) The amlendmnent and the Code as amlended ,are nlot dcsigned~
to and will not permit monopolies olr mon~opo0listic practices.
(e) The amlendment and the Code na; amended :axre not. designed'i
to and will not eliminate or olppress small entel~rprise andl will not
operate. to dliscrimnin nte against them.
(f) Tlhose engagedl in other st;ps~ of the economic processi have not
been deprived of the right to be h-eard prior to aLpproval. of said
For these rensojns, thlerefore, we~ have approv,\ed' this amendmelunt.
For the Na:tional Industrial Recovely Board:
N~OVEMERI1E 5, 1934. diitaieOr
AMENDMENTS~ TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE-E STRUCTURAL CLAY PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
Delete Article XC in its entirety a~nd substitute therefore the .fol-
(a) It hecing found necessary in order to support the administra-
tion of this Code and to maintain the standards of fair competition
etabnllishdc hl~ereunderl and to effectliate the policy of the Ac~t, the
Code Authority is authorized:
(1) To incur such reasonable ob~ligat;ion1 s as are nlecessarnly and
proper for the foregoing purpose~ and to mneet such obligations out
of funds which mar~y be ra~ised as hereinafter provided annd which
shall be held in trust, for the! purposes of the Code;
(2) To submit to the Administrator for his approva(,.ll, subject to
such notice and opportunity to be h~eaLrdt s he mnay deem necessary
(1) an itemized budget of its estimated expenses for the foregoing
purpo es'~, a~nd (2) an equitable hos~is upon which the funds necessary
to support such bulget shall be contributed by 1InernhersI' of thle in-
(3) After such budget: and bas~is of contribution have boeen. ap-
prloved~c by thle Admllinistr~ator, to determine andJ obtain eqluitablel con.-
tribution as above set forth by a~ll members of the indu~lstryj, and to
that endl,if n~ce~ssary, to ins~titulte. legal proceedlingas therefore in its
(b) Each .r~inember of the industry shall pay his or its equitable
contribution to the expenses of the maintenance of the Code Author-
ity, determinedl as hereinabove? provided, andl subject to rules and
regulations perltaiining thereto issued by the ~Administrator. 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 contribution, shall be entitled to
participate in the selection of members of the Code Authority,
Branch Committees, Regional Committees or any other Administra-
t~ive! Agencies hlerein established or to receive the benefits of any of
their voluntary activities or to make use of any emblem or insignia
of the National Recovcery Adlministration.
(c) The Code Ahuth~ority 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 the approved budget, except upon approval of the
Administrator; and no subsequent budget shall containing de-
ciency item for expenditures in excess of prior budget estimatesfi
except those which the Atdministrator shall have so approved.
(d) The Code Auth~ority shall designate any of thte trade asso-
ciations submitting this Codle or any other appropriate agencyy or
agencies, to assist it in maintaining its accounts, determining such
proportiona;te~ shares and in securing the collection thereof. If a
manufacturer makes more than one of the several~ products covered
by this Cod~e he 51ha11ll ear his proportiolnatr- sharet of the expe.InSe in
each branch of the indulstry.
(e) Eachz tradl~e association or ageCyl.S from. thle funds thus col-
lected shall pay the proportiona7te share for- its branch," of the Code
-A~uthor~ity's expenlses as appor~tione~d by th1e Code Author(lity.Y
(f) Each trade association or agency froml~ the funds Co(IIlleCte
shanll also pay the expense of the brannch committee; e of its b~ranllch of
the indus~try incurred in connelctionr w~ith its dluties~ under the Codle.
(g) Eachl trade association or ;agen;cy3 shll~1 pa~y out of t~he funds
.collected any expense authorized to be ini lcurre by aIny .irbgionlll
comm~ittee of its branch.
(h) Every malnnufnetiurerl shall report to the~ trade ass~oc~iationll or
associations, or such agency or ag~re~c~ies as thre Code Authlority shall
-determine, andl at suchr time as t~he Cod~e Aulthrcity .11hall speifyr,
the total s~hipmen~ts and dielive~r~ie from his plant,1 or pI'"t', of clay
products classified ne~cordlingr to reqluiremenc~t.- .set by the Code Au-
thority. To fail to reprofasltorpt hpen hllb
a, violatiorn of this C~ode. rfley orpr,~1I,1Cl~jclX1b
Approved1 Code No. 123--Amendlment No. 2.
Registry NIo. 1013-1-03.