NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR~ COMIPETITION
FURNITURE ASSIEMBLING INDUSTRYTR
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Approved Code No. 239--Amendment No. 1
Registry No. 312-04
AS APPROVED ON JULY 27, 1934
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Approved code No. 239-Aenmenmen ]N~o. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
PORCELAIN BR]EAKFETASTP FUTRN~ITUIRE
As Approved on July 27, 1934
ArrnZovrwo AblE~iENDMN OF CODE OF FAIBR COMPETITION FOR THE Pon-
C'ELAIN' BRAEAFAST FURNT~-FURE ASSEMB)LING INDUSTRY
An application having b~teen duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance wT~ith the provisions olf Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933. for approval of an amend-
ment to a Code of 1Fair Competition for the Porcelain Breakfast
Furniture Assembling Industry, and notice of opportunity to file
objections the~reto having been issued, and the annexeed report on said
amendment;, cocntaininlg findings with respect thereto, having been
made and d'irectedl to the President:
NOWV, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, H-ugh S. Johnnson, Administrator for Iridustrial Recovery9,
pursuant to author~iity vested in me by Executive Orders of the
President, including Excutiv~e Order Njo. 6543-A, dated December
80, 1933, and other1wise- do hereby incorporate by reference said
annexed report and do find that said amendment and th~e Code as
constituted after being amepnded comply in all respects with the per-
t~inent provisions and will, promote the policy and purposes of said
Title of said Act, and do hercby order that said amendment be and
it is hereby app~lrov\el, and that the previous approval of said Code
is hereby modified to include an approval of said Code in its entirety
IIUGHtI S. JoHNsoN
A~dmninistrator' for~ .Indzlstr~ial Recobwery.
BaR~ow W. MlURRAY
July? 97, 1934.
REPORT TO3 THIE PRESIDENT
Thie White H~ouse.
SIR: This is a report on th1~e amnendmecnt of the Code of Fair Comn-
pettition for the Por~celabin Breakfast Furn~iture A~semlbling Inldustry
as aIpproved by mre on Janurary ,30, 1934~. App~lica2tion wazs made
under~~I datce of June ''0, 1934, byT theILE Code Authority for the Porce-
lain Breaklfast Fiurniture Asstembli lng Ind~ustr~y, for amlellndment of
the provisions of Art~ic~le VII, Part A, S~ctio 5, of the Cod~e. Fair
notice of opportunity to file objections to this amendmernnt was
given to all inlterested.1 parties.
Thris amen.nlllltenlt was d~rawvn up and1 propo~sedl in nercordan~lce with
Executive Orderc l No. 66718, dated April 14, 1034, anrd with the Legal
Divisio~n's May 22 suggercstedc word0linglc for such amllendmentslt~. It iS
intended to golvern1 the collection of as~se~ssm~ents~ for Gcode ldmlinlis-
tration by the Porcelain Breakffast Furniture Co(T le Authority.
This amenndment~n d'oes~ not, in any way a~ffect the labor provisions
of the Codelc or anythingr other than assessment for expenses of" code
ad nu Iln ist ration.
The Assiistant. 1Depuaty Admlinisctrator in his final report to mre on
sa~id unnendmelll nt to said Code having found as herein set forth, and
on the b~asis of all the prcedcc~i ngs in thlis matter:
I findI i thlt:
(a) The am~enhnrent to aidi~ Code and the Ciode as amlendled are
well des~ignetd to p'romrotel the po~licies and2 purpo es~ of Title I of the
1National Indusltriall Recovery-S Act inr.ludling the reneralc~ of o~bst~rue-
tionsr to thne free flowv of interstate andc foretign commern1ce ~whic~h tend
to d~iminish the uamoulnt thercf, and3 will provside for thre gecneral
we~tlfurei by plromollting the orga nitioni of indutrl~1y for thie pups
of cooperacI~ tivc action. among trade gjrcroup,, by indulrcing and mi
taining unritedr~ nctio~n of labor anil mnagementcnt under ndlequalte gov-
ernmentaltn l sulnction and sup~ervisinn, by elmunaitm~ unfair co~mpeti-
tive pra;c~tic- es, by promotingc ~ t~he ful'llest p)oss-ible utilization~l o~f t
present produlr~~chr capacity of imtlrltries~, by a~voidling unrdue: re-
stric~tionr of p~rodw-tin (except as mlay b!e te~mporartrily- Irequired),
by increas';ling~ the consl~ll~l~intion of industrial andi agr1icu~lturran p~rod-
neCtb f~throuh inrc.reas~ing purchasing~ power, by redctlcingr and1 reliev-
ing unemloyme!lnnt. by imrplrovin~ standards~l of Inbuclllr, and by ther1-
w\ise~ rehnh~lilitat in rinutry.~t3
(b) TIhe Code as nmental1(' 1 complllies in al rqc;We'tI w~ithl thec perti-
Subwl,-1tioni (b) of Smo~tion 10) thereo(lf.
(e Te od cnpwesth CdeAuhoit n reen te foe
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not pjermit monopolies or mnonopolistic practices.
(e) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises andl will not
operate to discriminate against then.
()~ Thosie. engaged in other steps of the economic process have
not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to: approval of
P;I elieve the amendment to be fair to Labor, to the consumer anld
to the industry, and(- for these reasons, therefore, I approve this-
HenGE S. Jor x son,
JoUrp 27, 1934.
ABMEND)MENT TO CODE O1F` FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THIE PORCELAlIN BREAK~sFAST FURIENITIUR3E ASSEM-
Article VI[I, ]Part A, Section 5, of the Code of Fair Competition
for the Porcelain Br~eakfast Furniture Assem~bling Industry shall
be and hereby is amlendecd to read as follows:
SECTION 5. (1) It being found .necessn 1ry in order to supportf th
Admlninlist raltlon of this code and to maRillntin1 the s~tandarl- ds o~f fair
competition estab~lished~ hereundetr and to effect uatle the policy of the
Act, the Code Authority is authorized:
"L(a) To incur sulch re~asonable~ obliga~tionls as are necessary and
prope~r for the fOrego(~in~ pu1)rpses,S and oto meet such obligations out
of funds which may be raised- as hereinnlfter provided' andl which
shall be held in trust for the pulrposes of the Code;
"((b) To submit to the Admlinistrator for his app~roval, subject to
such notice and opportunity to be heard as he mayBS deem necessary
(1) an itemized budlgett of Its est~imated- expenses for the foregoing
purposes, and (2) an equlitablle bas1is urpon which the :fulndsl necessary
to support such budget shanll be conltributed by memberc~ls of the
"(c) A2fter such hwllelet and bas~is of contribution have becen ap-
provedl by the Allmlinistentorc~l, to determined and obhtain equitable con-
triutin a abve et ort ball members of the indus-try, andc to
that end, if necessary, to inlstitte ea rceig hrfri t
O~cn. na mie.
"(2) Ea;ch membelr1 of the induslltry shall pay his or its equitable
conlt ribution to the expese~~r s of the ma:tintenlanlce of the Co
regulaltions~ pertniningf thecreto issuedi by the Adlrnlnitr~ator. Only
memllbersa of th~e indutry~t complying with the code and1~ contrl'buting
to the expenises of its admin inist ratlonl as here~inabo~ve prov'i ded, unless
duly exempllted from mail ngrblC1 uch~l contibutlfionlS, shall be entitled to
participate in thle selection of members of the Cod-e ~Authority or to
receive the benefits of anly of its voluntaryV activities or to makle use
of any emblemn or insigilnia of the NP;ational ReZ~coverIy Admlinistrlation .
"'(3) TIhe Code A~uthlority shalnl neith~er incur nor pay any"' obliga-
tion sulbstantially in ecescss of the amou.,~nt ther~eof as estimatned~ in its
aIpproved' budget, eceprlt upon anpproval of the Admninistrator; and
no subseque~cnt budget shlall contain any deficienlcy item for experndi-
t~ures in ex~cess of prior budget estimates except those wh)ic~h the
Administrator shal lhave so approved"'
Approved Codle No. 230---Amendment No,. Z
Regist ry No3. 312-0-1.
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