NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMIINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION'
PACIFIC COAST SECTION OF THE
SOAP AND GLYCERINE
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
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For sale by the Superintendent of D~ocuments, Washington, D.C. Price 5 cents
Registry No. 623--05
Approved Code No. 83-Supplement No. 1
(A Division of the Soap and Glycerine
AS APPROVED ON JUNE 29, 1934
WIE DO OUR PARt
This publication is for sale by the Superintendent of D~ocuments, Government
Printing Office, Washington, DOC., and by district offces of the Bureau of Foreign
and D~omestic Commerce.
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Approved Code No. 83--Supplement No. 1
SUPPL;EIMENTARYJ CODE: OF FiAIR COMPETITION
PACIFIC COASTL SECTION OF TH~I~ E SOAP ANID'
GLYCIERIN~E MAPNUFACT URINGH1~';) INDUSTRY
As Approved on Jurne 29, 11934
ACPPROVI[NG SUPPLEMIENTARY CODE OF FAIR COM\PETITIONT FOR THE
PACIFIC COAST SECTION OF THE SOAP AND GLYCERINIE MANUFACTU-
A DNIVISON OF TE"'~ SOAP ANDI GLYCERINE IMANUFAOTURING: INDUSTRY
A~n application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Reccovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, and pursuant to and in com-
pliance with Section C of Article VI of the Code of Fair Competi-
tion for the Soap and Glycerine Manufacturing Industr~y, approved
on November 2, 1933, for approval of a Supplementary Code of Fair
Competition for the Pacific Coast Section of the Soap and Gly~cerine
Mlanrufacturing Industry, and ht-earings having been dully held thereon
and the annexed report on said Supplementary Code containing find-
ings with respect thereto halving been made and directed to the
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Presidlent of the United
States, I, H-ugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to authority vested in me by Excutive Orders of the Presi-
dent, including Executive Order N.6543-A, dated December 30,
1933, an~d othnerwise, do hereby incorporate byT reference said annexred
report and do find that said Supplementary Code complies 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
Supplementary Code be, and it is hereby approved; and that the
previous approval of said Code of Fiair Competition for the Soap and
Glycerine Manufacturing Industry is hereby modified to include an
approval of said Code as supplemented by said Supplementary Code.
HUGHI S. JoKNSON,
Administrator for Indiustrial Recovery.
Approval Recommended :
GEO. L. BERRY,
June a9, 1034r.
71309*---829--1-% (1 1
IRIEPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The IlVhste Hjourse.
SIR: This is a report on the Supp3lementary Code of Fair Com-
petition for the P2acific Coast Section of the Soap and Glycerine
~Manufacturing Industry, the hearing having been duly conducted
thereon in San Francisco, California, December 7, 1933, in accord-
ance with the provisions of Title I of the Nat~ional Industrial Re-
The Pacfic Coast Section of the Soap and Glycerine Mlanufactur-
ing Industry as represented by the Pacific Const .Association of Soap
Manufacturers, being truly representative. of this Division of the
80ap and GSlyce~rine M/lanufacturing I~ndustry, has elected to avail
itself of the option of submittng a SupplementaryT Code of Fair
Competition. as provided for inr ATrticle VI[, Sections C and D of
the Basic Code for the Soap and Glycerine M~anufacturing Industry
approved by you on the second day of November, 1933.
~Risntorm OF i CODE
Article III states-
L"All provisions of the Basic Code of the S~onp and Glycerine
Manufacturing ]Industry, as approved by the President, are hereby
incorporated by reference as though completely set forth herein and
as la~y her~ea~fter be almendled or modifiedd"
Inasmulch as the Basic Code for the SC~oup andr Glycerine M~lanufac-
tur~ing I~ndustry, of which the Pa2cific Coast Section of the Soap and
GlycSerine Mlanuifacturingr Industry is a division. contains the labor
provisions, and as one of the p~rincipal objects in having a basic
clole for the Soap and Glycerince Manufacturing Indlst~ry was to
furnish a master codef for tihe entire Indulstry which covered wages
aind hours for all soup and g1'~lyceine products, th~e Inbor provisions
specified in the Basic Code for the Songl andi Glycerine Mianufactur-
ing Industryy arec those appT1lyin to this Division of thle Soap and
Glyce ri ne fa nurlfn eturi ng I n dust ry.
Thie Basic Code of Fair Compe~~ttitin for the Sepl andir Glveerine
Mnufanl~cturingr In<1uc try prov\idecs in Article V'III, Section ', that
within eachI stalte, memrlberls of the Indutlry~lS shall comlply wTith any
laws~ of such. stalte impos~ing nare st ringyent requri remenlc~ts regulating
the a e of employees, wages c, hours1 of wotrk ,or hrealthl, fire, or general
w-or~king co~nditionis, thanr undler the Code~.
Atlrticle IV establishes a supplemnentary Code ALuthority to be
knowPn as the Pacific Coast Planning and Fair Practice Agency, con-
sisting of the thirteen members of the Board of Directors of thes
Patci~fic Coast Assxociation of Soap Manu~facturers and not more than
three members wi~ithout vote to be appointed by the Administrator.
Article V provides that trade culstomns or unfair practices mayT be
submitted as amendments to this Code and when approved by the
Administrator, after such hearing as he mayT prescribe, shall become
a part of this Code and shall have the same force and effect as if
incorp~orate~d in this Code.
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on said Sup-
plementa~ry Code having found as herein set forth and on the basis
of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find that:
(a) Said Supplemnentary Code anrd the Code of ]Fair Competition
for the Soap and Glycerine M/anufacturingr Industry as supple-
mented by said Supplemaentary Code are well designed to promote
the policies and purposes of Title I of thne ~National In~dustrial
Recoveryr Act, including removal of obstructions to thne free flow of
interstate and foreign commerce wPhich tend to diminish the amount
theretof anld will provide for the general welfare by promoting thke
organization of Industry for the purpose of cooperative action
am~ongr the trade groups, by inducing and maintaining united action
of labor and management under adequate governmental sanctions
and supervision, by eliminating unfair competitive practices, by pro-
moting the fullest possible utilization of the present productive
capacity of Industries, by avoiding undue restriction of production
(except as may be temporarily required), by increasing the con-
sumption of industrial and agricultural products through increas-
ing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving unemployment, by
improving standards of labor, and by otherwise rehabilitating
Ids(b) ~id Industry normally employs not more than 50,000 emp-
ployees;; and is not classified byT me as a major Industry.
(c) Said Supplementary Code and the Code of Fair Competition
for the Soap and Glycerine Manuofac~turing Industry as supple-
mented by said Supplementary Code com~ply in all respects with the
pertinent provisions of said Title o~f said Act, including without lim-
itation Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7, and
Subsectionl (b) of Section 10 thereof ; and that the applicant Asso-
c~int ion is an Industrial Association truly r~epr~esentat i ve of the afore-
said Industry; and that said Association imposes no inequitable
restrictions on admission to mnember~ship therein.
(d) Said Supplementary. Code and the Code of Fiair Competition
for the Soap and G~lycerine ~Manufacturing Industry as supple-
mented by said Supplemenntary Code are not designed to and will
not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e) Said Supplementar-y Code and the Code of Fair Competition
for the Soap and Grlycerine Manufacturing Industry as supple-
mnented by said Supp~lementary Code are nlot designedl to and will
not eliminate or oppress smlnl~ enterprises and will not operate to
discriminate~ against them.
(f) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process have not
been depnrived of t~he right to be heard prior to approval of said.
]For these reasons, therefore, this Code hlas been approved.
Hu[an S. Jon~son,
JUNE 29, 1934.
SUPPLEMENTARY CODE OF` FASIR COMP`IETIT~ION FiOR
THE PACIIFIC COAST SECTION OF THE: SOAP AND
GLYCERINE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
A DIVISION OF THE SOAP AIND GLYCERINE MABNUFACTURING INDUSTRY
To further effectuate thne policies of Ttle I of the National Indus-
trial Recovery Act the followig provisions are established as a
Code of Fair Competition for the Pacific Coast Section of the Soap
and Glycerine Mlanufacturing Industry, supplemental to the Code of
F~air Competition for the Soap and Glycerine Manufacturing Indus-
try and upon approval by the President tshall be, in con unction1 wcith
the Basic Code of the Soap and Glycerine M~anufacturmlgr Industry,
the standard of fair competition for this Sectionl of the Soap and
Gllycerine Mamxfacturing Industry and shall be binding on every
The term L"memrber of the industry includes all manun~facturerss
of the products of this industry, as defined in the Basic Code, who
have plants or factories located in the states of California, Oregon,
Washmngton, MlontanaIdaho, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona.
The ter~m. "Basic Coe" means thie Basic Code of the Soap and
G~lyce~rine Mtanufacturinlg I[ndustry as approved by the President on
November 2, 1933.
The term This Section or Pacific Coast Sect ion means the
geographic Section of the United States knownl as the? Pacific Coast
and comprising the states of California, Oregon, W"ashington, Mon-
tana, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Arizona.
The term Code Authority means the Code Auth~ority of the
Basic Code of the Soap and Gly~cer~ine Mranufacturinga Industlry as
approved by the President onl Nov~ember 2, 1933.
The term Pacific Coast Association of Soap Mlnnufacturers "
means the Pacific Coast Association of Soap Manufacturers,, a volun-
tary association formed for the pulrpose of submitting this Sup-
plementary Code. Any manufacturer of soap, soap products, or
glycermne, operating in the states of California, Oregon, Walshingc~ton,
Monltana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, and A~rizona, is eligible to
All definitions contained in AIrticle II of the Basic Code shall
apply also to this Supplemnentary Code.
A9. This Supplementary Code is subordinate to th1e BEasic Code and
is submitted pursuant to the provisions of Parangraphs C and D of
Article VI of thle B3asic Code.
B. All provisions of t~he Basic Code of the Soap and Glycerine
Manufacturing Industry, as approved by the Presideont, are hereby
incorporated byr reference as though completely set forth hlerein and
as mnay thereafter be amended or modified.
ARTCLE IV---IIDMINISTR NATION
A. Organization of Planning and Fair Practice Agrency.
1. To further effectuate the policy of the Alct, there is hfereby
created the ]Pacific Coast Planning and F'air Practice Agency, here-
inafter referred to as the Agency, which shall consist of the thirteen
members of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Cfoast Association
of Soap Mlanufacturrers. The Administrator ma~y appoint not to
exceed three additional members without vote on such Planning and
Fair Practice Agency.
2. The Planning and Fiair Practice Agency shall be divided into
twro committees. One of these committees shall consist of the eleven
directors representative of the Soda Soap Mianufacturers and the
other shall consist of the two directors representative of the ]Potash
Soap Manufacturers. T'he Planningr and Fasrir `PraciticeP Agency may
also appoint from its membership other c~ommittees, wshetn necessary,
to represent other product divisions of the I[ndustry.
3. Members of the~ Industry shall be entitled to participate in the
selection of the members of the PIlanning and Fiair Practice Agency
by becoming members of the Pacific Coast Association of~ Soap
Manufacturers and/or share the benefits of the aIctiv.ities thereof byg
assenting to, and complying with the requnireme~nts of this Code.
J3femblers of the Industry shall sustain their proportionate share of
the expenses of its admmiistration. Such reasonable share; of th
expenses of administration hshall be? de~terminedh by the Planningr and
Fair Practie Agency, subject to thne approval of the Administrator,
on the basis of volume of business and/or such other factors as may
be! d~eemedr equitable.
4. Noth~ing contained in1 this Code shall constitute the members
of thne Planninlg and Fair Practice AIgency pa rtners for any purposes.
Nor shall any member of the Planlnin~g and Fair Practice Agency
be liable: in anyT manner to anyone for any act of anyg other member,
officer, agent or employee of the Planlning and ]Fair Practice. Agency.
Nor shall anyT member of the Plnnning andl Fair Piractice Agency
exercising rensonable diligence in the conduct of his duties here-
under, be liable to anyo~ne for anyv action or omnision to act ulnder
thiis Coeecept for his own w\iflfl misfcnance. or non-ferasance.
5i. In. ordeltr that the Pla7nning and Fanir ]Practice Agency shall a~t
all times hre truly repre~sellntati e of the SEcction alnd in other respects
comptnlly wPith the prov,\isio~ns of thle Acct, th~e Admriinistrator m~ay pre-
scrib suc hearing s hemay eem roper'; and thereafterifh
shall findl tha~t the P-lanning and Fa sir Patc gnyi o rl
represen~'tltative or dloe not ini o~ther respe~cts comnply w th the provr-
sions of the ALct, he may make an appropriate modification or modi~fi-
cations in the method of selections of the Plalnmnrg and Fiair Practice
6. Eachi trade or industrial association directly or indirectly par-
ticipating in the selection or activ~ities of the Planningj and Fiair
Practice Agency shall (1) impose no inequitable restrictions on ad-
mission to membership, and (2) submit to the Administrator true
copies of its articles of association, by-lawPis, regulations, and an~y
amelndments whenl made thereto, together with such other informna-
tion as to membership, organization, and activities as the Adminis-
trator may deem necessary to effectuate thie purposes of the Act.
B. The ]Planning and F~air Practice Agency shall have the follow-
ing duties and powers:
1. The Planning and Fair Practice Agency is charged generally
with the administration of this Supplementary Code inl this Section
and shall have such other powers and duties as are prescribed herein
or in the Basic Code and/or any other powers that ma~y be necessary
for the proper administration. of this Supplementary Code.
2. The Planning and Fair Practice Agency shall cooperate with
and assist the Code Authority, in administering the Basic Code in
3. Upon receipt of recommenldations from anyT Product Sub-Divi-
sion Committe~e, the Planning and Fair Practice ALgency shall,
through the Code Authority, apply to the Administrator for the
requested supplementary amendment or modifications of this
4. On matters pertaining to the Industry in genern1 in this Section,
upon request of the majority of members the Planning and Fair
Practice Agency shall study trade practices, costs, labor, wages,
hours, etc. or any other problem or difficltydirectly affecting the
whole Industry and shall, through the CoeAuthorit~y, apply to
the Administrator for any necessary amendments or mnodificatlons of
this Supplementary Code.
5. No amendments or modifications to this Supplementary Code
shall be submitted to the Administrator by the Planning and fair
lPractice Agency -without first having been submitted to all the memb-
berss of the Industry manufacturing the products to which said
amendments or modifications may apply and without having been
approved by a vote of said members.
6. All amendments or modifications to this Supplementary Code
when approved by the Administrator, after such hearing as he may
prescribe, shall become a part of this Code and have full force and
e~flect in this Section as provisions hereof.
7. If the Administrator shall determine that any ac-tion of the
Planning and Fair Practice Agency or any agency thereof may be
unfair or unjust or contrary to the public interest, the Adm~inistrator
may require that such action be suspended to afford an opportunity
for investigation of the m-erits of such action and further consider~a-
tion by such Plannin nd Fair Pract~ice Agency or agency pending
final action which shall not be effective unless the Administrator
approves or unless he shall fail to disapprove after thirty days'
notice to him of intention to proceed with such action in its original
or modified form.
AnaTICra Vr--TRAD CT'STOMIS AND IJNFAPIR PRACTICES
T'Prade Customs or Unrfair Practices may be submlitted as amend-
m~enrts to this Code and when approved by the ALdministrat~or, after
such hearing as he m~ay prescribe, shall become a part of this Code
and shall have the same force and effect as if incorporated in this
~ARTICLE V~I--EFFECTIVE DATE
This Supplementary Code shall become effective on the second
Monday after its approval by the ]President.
Approved Code No. 83--Supplemoent No. 1.
Registry No. 023-05.
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