NATIONAL RECOVERY ADIMINISTRATICION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
BOOT AND SHOE
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Approved Code No. 44-Amendment No. 1
Registry No. 904--1-05
AS APPROVED ON AUGUST 9, 1934
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Approved Code No. 44--Amendmenlt No. 1
AMENDMI~ENTI TO CODE OF FAIIR COMPETITION
BOOT ANI~D SHEOE M IANUF~ACTURING IND)USTRYS
As Approved on August 9, 1934
APrrMNovr AMIENDM1ENT OF CODE OF FAIR COIMPEI~TI[ON FOR THE BOOT
ANn SHOE RIAN~F~ACTUORING: INDUSTRY
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compllia~nce. with the provisions of Title I- of the National Industrial
Recovery A9ct, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of anr amend-
ment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Boot and Shoe~ Manu~-
facturing Industry, and notice of opportunity to be heard having
been duly given thereon and the annexred report on said amend-
ment, containing findings with respect thereto, having been made and
directed to the Presidenlt:
NOW, TH-IEREIFORE, on behalf of the President of the Un~ited
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administlrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to authority resitedl in me byT Executive Orders of the Presi-
dent, including Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December 30,
1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said an-
nexed report and do find that said amendment and th~e-Code as
constituted after being amended comply in all respects with the
pertinent provisions and will promote the. policy and purposes of
said TIitle of said Act, and do thereby order that said amendment
be and it is hereby approved, and that, the previous approval of said
Code is hereby modified to include an approval: of said Code,in its
entirety as amended.
HeanfR S. JoEINwSOx,
Administrator for Indus~trial Recovery.
Approval recommended :
GEO. L. BERRY,
Augus~t 9, 19~34.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENTIAL
TheL White HL~iouse.
Sm~: This is aL report on the amndmel~lnt to the Code of Fair Comnpe-
tition forr th~e Bouot awl( Shoce Muanu~facturring Industry,, which .has
been submitted in nlcord~ance with Executive Order No. 6678.iy
This mntlcrlllentnt enabule~s th Code~i Aulthorcity to incur such rea-
.c:nablel., obligations as ar-e ntce.-surly to support thle admlinistraution~ of
th~e code andt to mlaintazin the standard~ls of fair complettition esrtablish~ed
by this codle. It also emables the Code Authrority to tsubmnit an
itemized bag~'1et, and an equitab)le -basis upon which the funds neces-
b~;y'\ to support, suIch budgeto.Cf shall be contribulted by the memclbers of
the i~ndulstry. Sulch conrtribultionsl are Inmade mlandlatory~ by this
'The Depulty Admlinistr~ator -in hlis final report to mre on said amuend~-
mle~nt to said code, h~aving~ found~ as herein set for~th an~d on the basis
of al ~the~ proceeding~ iin -this manttteir::
I find that:
r(,7 Thle amendmnents to said codrce anl ~the code as amended are
we~ll designed to p~romote the policies andl pur~pose~s oef Title I of the
National Indulstrial iec~overy: Ac~t including, the rem~oval of ~obru-
tions to thet free flow of interstate and forelgnlcmme~rce wh~cic tend
t j,,,;to dii ish the aoUnt thlerecof, andi will pr'ovidet for the general
wel~fare by promtrncinr -the organization of industry for the purpose
Of crooperatlve action among trade geroupsi by inducing and mai-
tainTing united action o labor~l and mnanagnement under adequate gov-
;ernmaental sanctions and sup~ervisionl, by eliminlatingr unfair compyeti-
tkive p~ac~ticets, by: promollting the fullest possible utilization of the
present pro"ductlrve ealpacity cf the industries, by avoiding una~due
:retneirtions of proluc~tion (sexcpt ats may be temporarily requiredd,
by mereasmg thre consumption of industrial .and agr~icultural prod-
ucts through increasmgi purchasing power. by reducingr and relieving
unlesuplo ymentt by implrov'ing standanrds of labor. and by othlerwise
r~ehabl i ta1ti n g i n dustrly.
(b.) The c~ode as amendedr' clcmpllies; in all res~pc~cts wFith theC pert inent
prov\isionls of sa~id Title of said Act, includling woithout.l limitation
Subsectio.ll~c~fion (a)I of Sc~t~ion 3, Subsecto ()o Scin n
Subsf section (bSl.~cto l() of Section 10 theeof
(c) The (;nde empowers~ the Cod~te Authorityv to pre~sent the afore-
s~aid a no'1~111nf, en on behalf of the -induslt~ry as a w-hole.
(d) T'he unwnshne~l~cnt and~ the code as amendc ed ar~e not desigedPt to
aI1I nd il w1L not ernut monoporl)lies or monopo(Yistic practices.
(e) Then uIlcnwlndmen andt thie (nd( as amndedI~1~ are Inot des~igned
to aLndl will noct eliminate or opresll' s smllul en~terpr~ises andc wrpill not
operate to dliscrIiliiminate aga~irst. them.ll
(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 the amendment has beenr approvedl.
HussljJ~ 8. -JoNxsowP
AUGSTs 9, 1934.
AMENDMENT TI[O COD)E: OF F`AIR COMSIPETITI[ON FOR THE
BOOT AND SHOE MANUFiACTIURING INDUSTRY
The following shall be substituted for Article V7II, Section 1:
1. It being found necessary to support the administration of t~his
Code, in order to eff~ectuate the policy of the NaTtional Industrial
Recovery Act and to maintain the standards of fair competition
established hereunder, the Code Authority is authorized:
(a) To incur such reasonable obligltionIs as are necessary and
proper for the foregoing purposes and to meet such obligations
out of funds which shall be held in trust for the purposes of the
Code and rn ise:1 as hereinafter provided.
(b) To submit to the Ahdministrator for his app~roval, subject to
such notice and opportunity to be heard as he mnay dleemn necessary:
(1) An itemized budget of its estimated expenses for the fore-
going purposes, and
(2) An equitable basis upon which the funds necess~ary to support
such budget shall be contributed by all members of the! Industry
entitledl to the benefits accruing from the maintenance of such
standards, and the administration. thereof;
(c) After such budget andi basis of assessment, have been ap-
proved by the Admmimstrator, to determine and collect equitable
assessments as set forth, and to that end, if necessary to institute
legal proceedings therefore in its own name.
(d) Each, member of the Industry shall be liable for his or its
equitable assessment to the expense of the maintenance of the Code
Authority as hereinabove provided.
(e) Only members of the Industry comnplying with the Code~ and
contributing to the expenses of its administration as provided in
Section 1 hereof (unless duly exemlpted from making such contri-
bution) shall be entitled to participate in the selection of mlemlber~s
of the Code Authority or to make use o~f any embtleml or insignia of
the National RecoveryT Admtrinist~ratio~n.
(f Th Coe Athoiy shall necithler incur nor p~ay any obligation
substantially in excess of the amount thereof as est~imated m itsi
approved budget; and shall in no event excreed the total amount con-
tainedd in t~he anr-\pprove budget except upon approval of thle Adlminis-
trator; and no subsequent budgtl~ shall contain anly deficiency ite
for expendit~ures in excess of prior buldget estimlat~es except those
wlhic~h thze AtIdministrator shall have so approved.
Approved Code No. 4-meendmment Nol. 1,
Relgistry No. 904-1-415.
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