NATIONAL RECOVERY ADI)NIr~lSTRAT'ION
CODE~ O~F FACIR COlMIPZETIITlb ION
FURNITURER] ANDI FLOOR
~WAX ANrD POLISH~ INDUSTRY
UNIV. OF FL LI8.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington,D. C. - Price 5cients
Approved Code No. 224--Amendment No. 2
Registry No. 625---02
AS APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 22, 1934
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FrIgnl(.jl and Domestic commerce.
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Uniir''i I. N'. Y1.: C1-.11ln-c1 of CommlnerCe Build~ing~.
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Chii-.lgo.. Ill.: Suite 170110, 201 North W~ells Street.
C'Itlevel~ul, Ohio: ('lutinhe11r of Commerce.
Danllas, Tex.: Chambher of Commerce Buibrline~.
Detroit, M~ich.: 80I1 First National Bank Building.
Hlouston, Tex.: Chaull-or(I1 of Cfommerce Unibilling.
Indianapolis, Inl.: C'iluilnher of Commierce Bu11liding.
Jacksonville, Fla.: Chamber of Commerce B~uibling.
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Approved Code No. 224---Amendmnent No. 2
AMl~n~ENDMD~ E NT~T TIO COeDE OF! FAIR COMPETITIONS
FURN~PIITURE E AND FLOORf WAX AND~ PO~LISH
As Approved on, Nocvember 22, 1934
A~rrovrms AMrE-DMlENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPEI~` TTION FOR THE
FU~rN~rITURIE ANTD FLOOR TlrAX AND POLISH INDITSTRY
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance wccith the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 1_6, 1933, for approval of amendments
to a Code of Fair Competition for the Furnliture and Floor Wax and
Polish Industry, and hearings having been dtuly ~held thereon and
the annexred report on said amlendiments, containing findings with
respect thereto, having been made anrd directed to the President:
NOW~, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the Un3ited
States, the National Industrial Recov-ery Boa~rd, pursuant to
authority vestedt~ in it by Execultive Or~ders of the President,
including Executive Order N;o. 6859, dated September 27, 1934, and
otherwise; does hereby incorporate, by reference, said annexed report
and does find that said' amendments and the Code as constituted
,after being amended comply in all respects with th~e pertinent pro-
visions and will promote the policy and purposes of said title of said
act, and does helreby order that said amzendmnents be anld they are
hetreby,3 approved, and that the previous appiroval of said Code is
hereby amended to include an approval of said Code in its entirety
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL, RECOVERY BOARD
B3y WV. A. IIABRRTMAN1 administrative Of)Ecer.
Approval reconunendted :
JOSEPH F. ]EATTLEY,
Acting Division Administrator.
WVASHINGTrON, D. C.,
November ed, 1934.
REPORT TO TH[E: PRESIDENTIAL
The WCthite House.
SmR: An applicattion has been duly made pursuant to and in full
comnpliance with the provisions of the Nationazl Industrial RecoveryS
Act for amerll~ndmentsz to the C~ode! of Fair Competitionr for the Furni-
ture and Floor WVax and Polish Industr~y, approved~ Janluary- 23,
19342, submitted by the Code Authority for such'1 Industry, and a
public hear~ingr held on said amendmllents inl Warshingrton oln A4ugust
The purpose of these amendments is to add a fur-ther unfair trad-e
practice, Price Discrimination, and to exclude from~I1 the p~rovisions
of the Cjode 1Export Trade.
The Dcputy Administrrator in his final report on said ameltndlments
to said Code having found as herein set forth and on. thle balsis of
all the proceedings in this matter:
It is found that:
(a) The amendments to said Code and thre Code as amendled are
well des-ignled to promote the policies and purposes,~c of Title I of the
National r~Inut trial Recovery Act includcing~ the removal of c.bot3rue-
tions to the free? flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend to
diminish the amounllltthereof, and will1 provide for the general wel-
fare by promoting the organization of indu~stry for the purpose of
cooperative action of labor and ma~~l~brnage nt under adeqcuazte govern-
mental sanction andi supervision, by ehm~inating unfair competitive
prac''ticesc, by pr'~lOoting~ the fullest pos~siblel utilization of the presentlt
prod uclt ive c:n pa;c~i t of industries, by avocid ing~ unduelc rest ric~tionl of
production (I'xcept) as may be temiporarilyl rcquiredl) by increasing~
the conlsumnption of industrial and agricultural products thl~rough
in~lcrasing~ pucl~~rcha ingower, bly reducing and~ retlie~ving u~nemlploy~-
mnent, b~y implrovingi standards of labor, and by otherwspise rehabili-
(b) The Code as amlendled comnplies in all respects with ther per-
tinent p~roviuions of said Title of saidl Aict, including~ wS7ithoutll limi-
tation subsection (a) of Section 3, subsection (a) of Sccti~n 7 anid
subsec~ltion (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) Thle Code em-powecrs the C'ode Author~,1ity to 18-0 en~lt the afore-
said ninendmllllents on beha~llf of the industry as a wholle.
(d) These :lcnmelndments and the Code as amnenledl are not des~igned
to andl will not permit niunopolies or mlonoporlistic prancticrs.
(e) These amnendments and the Code as amlcnded~~ aret not designed
to and will not elimiiinate or oppress sma~;ll enlterprises and will not
operate~ to dli cr1iminate against th~em.
(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.
For the National Industrial Recovery Bo0ard:
W7. A. HABRRIMAN,
NOVE~MBER 22, 1934.AdiirtieO)o.
AMENDMErNT TO CODE OF FAI~lR COMIPETI[TIONPI FOR
THE FURNITURE: AND FLOOR WAX-~- AND POILI[SHI
Section 15, Article V~III shall Irlecomen Section 17, Article VI[II,
and Section 15, Article VIII shall read as follows:
SLreTCNo 15. Price Disce!,lin.ilnation.-Directly or inlirecctly to dis-
criminate unfairly and wilfully in prices to pulrchasecrs, provided
that nothing herein shall prevent differences in. prices to azllow for
due differences in quality, quantity, transportation and other price
There shall be a new Article to read as follows:
AuRicu: XTIII-ExronT TRADE:
No provision of this Code relatingr ton prices or terms o~f selling,
shipping or marketing, shall apply to export trade or sales or ship-
ments for export trade. Export Trade shall be as defined in the
Export Trade Act adopted April 10, 1918.
Approved Code No. 22t4---A~mendment No. 2.
Registry No. 625-)2.
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