GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITIOr
TANNING EXTRACT INDUSTRY
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Approved Code No. 374--Amendmrent No. 1
Registry No. 1658--1-01
AS APPROVED ON OCTOBER 9, 1934
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Approved Code No. 374-A~mendment No. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
TA~JNNING EXTR~ACT INDUSTRY
As Approved on October 9, 1934
APPROY\TNG; A.11ENDTIENTS TO TIC)1HE COD)LE OF T;.11H COMPIE'ITITION FOR THIE
TAJxisast Exu~.\c INDU~TnrY
An1 applie~ntio~~In having beenI July madel Intrsuani~t to andll in full
complliance w\ithi the priov'isionsi o~f T'itle I, of theC Natlional InldulSriall
Record v ry ct. alpprovred Julne 10, 15133. forl apptrovanl of amndm~c~i e nts
to a Coeli of F~air C'omplettiton fori th1e Tanningll Etraf'ict Indlustry4,
and~ dlue not>icc and~c oppor~ltu~nity to, beI~ herardc hav\ing beten given1
therecon andt thet- anlnexed~ replort on1 salid ninen~ldll nents, containing~ flnd-
ingsj withl Il~respe thereto,, haingii berln made1~ andl dir'ectel to- th~e
NOW', THERIFORE, onl b~ehalf o.f th~e Prsc~identt o~f thec Uinitedl
States, the Natio~nal Indlustr~ial Recov\ery Boardc, pur~suant to authorl-
ity r~estedl inl it by Executive Ordters of thle President, including
Executive Orderil No. 6800, danted~ Septemlbelr 5, 19.3-, andl o-th~er~ise;
dloes hlereby in~ic~lorporte, by referenc,~e said a~lnnexedc report andi does
findr th~at sajid nini~iliendment andC the Codj~e a., cocnsititutfed after being
amiicende comlyll in nil re plects w\ithi thie per~tinecnt provisions andi will
pr'omote the policy andi purposes of sanid Title of saiid Act, and~ do0es
hierebyl orderil that sa~id amiendmiients be andi they~ ar~e here~by appr1ovedl,
and thant thle pr'evious5 approv>\al of said Codec is her~eby ameindedc- to
include ano appr1oval of said- Cod'e in its entir~ety asamnen ded.
NATIONAL INDZ'STRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By~ G. A. Luen", Adm-JI~inlizcfltrativ OffleeCr'.
JOSEPHI F. IJAT\TLETC
~VASHINGTN,, D. C.,
O3tober' 0, 19r34.
I00-133"--1244-''8--3-1 1 1
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
Th~e Wh'ite Hou~lse.
SmR: Th1is is a report on amendments to the Code of F~air Comn-
p~et~it~ion for the Tanning Extract Industry which was appr~oved by
you on Manrch 29, 1934.
Thie purpose of the amendment to the definition of Industry in
Article I of the Code is t~o include within thle Ind~ustry thle manufac-
ture, liqluefying and 'or dissolving for sale of tanning extriact from
The ametndmient to Article II, Sectionl 6 is the standard provision
on assessments providingr for compulsory contributions to thle expense
of admlinist~rat~ing the Code.
Thle amendmntlnns to- Articles IV, andl V, revise Ilabor provisio~ns to
conf~orm to the sitandard ndmiinistratio n draft of such provisions.
The amendment to Section 42, Article VTI provides for the submis-
sioni of sulch statistiedl information to Feder~al and,'or Stat~e agencies
as the Board mayr~ deem necessary for the, purposes recitedl in Section
3(a) of the Act. It fulrther' provides that Inothing contained! inl the
Code shall relieve any~ members of any existing obligations to furnish
reports to Federnl and. or State agrencies.
Thie amndlc nment to Article VIII provides for the addition of a
nlew Sectionl 2 wh~er~eby the C'ode Auth~ority fo thle, purpose of assist-
ing the Codle AZuthorities of allied industries in tler adjustment of
labor dlispuitesi and compl-laints w-it~hini such industries shiall cons-ider
the advisab~ility of cretatingr a Joint Indu~strial Relations Board.
Trhe D~eputy Admlninistrator in his final report to uis on saidi amlend-
menlts of said Code having foundic as her~ein et fourth anld on the basis
of all thle pr~oceelingrs in this mantter:
The Bonrd findls that:
(a.) The amnendtments of said Code andl the Code as amended are
well designedl to pr~omiote the policies and purposes of Title I o~f the
National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstruel~-
tions to the free flow~ of interstate and foreignl commllerce w~hichl teid
to diminish thle amlount thereof, and w~ill provide for thle generlala
welfare by promoting thle organizations of industry~ for the purpose
of cooperative nation of Ihlabo andc management under adequate gov-
er~nmental sanction annd sup~erv~ision, by ehminaiftingi unfair compieti-
tive practices, by~ pr~omoting thle fullest p~osible utilization of tlhe
present produlrctive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue Ierestric-
tion of pr~oductio n (except ns miay be temnporanrily requiredd, by in-
er~easing thle conPsumption of industrial and agricultuiral products
thrloughl incr'easing~ purcha~singf pow-er, by redurcing anld relievinig uni-
emnploymnent, by improving standalrds of labor, andit b othlerw\ise
r~eha~i litating incu st ryS.
(b) The Code as amnendedl compylies in all respects withl thie perlt.i-
nent provisions of said Title of said AIct, inicludling w\ithouit limnitit~ion
sub-section (a) of Sect~ion ;3, sub-sec~tion (a) of Sectionl r and sub-
sect~ionl (b) of Section 10) ther~eof.
(c) The Code empow-ers. the Code A-lllul~thoi to, propose tle amnendl-
ments onI behalf of the Indcustry' as a wh'lole.
(d) The amendments and the C~ode als amnlldedl are not clesigLned
to and w\ill not permit monopolies or mionopolistic practices.
(e) Thie nmendcments and th~e Corle as- amended~cr- are not designed
to and will not elimiinate or oppres~c -miiil etrriic,iese andi w~ill not
operate to dliscrinimate against themi.
(f) Those engagedl in other steps of thet e'onlomlic pro'(cess have
not been depriv~ed of the right to be hardic pr1ior~ to: ap~proval of said
Ruen cmnen t.S
For these rea~sonlS thetSe amlendmen~l tr have'i bee~ln ppr'o'edl.
NaTroNA\L INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
HZy G. A. LYN'I Ne,~~lll AdininiL'tra~tiveOer..
OCreenE 9, 1934~.
AMEN~RDM\ ENTI TOi (CODE O)F FAIR COM~PETITIION FOR
THE: TANI\ N GC EXPTRACT INiDUSTR Y
A. Delete thle def~initio~n o~f Inidustry ".' inl Article I and( C1ubstitutf e
"L InldustryS "! Thle manull fn~turle, lique~fy~ing n/r dIC~O' rissolvinga for
sale of tanniing extr~ne fr~omi domestic wrood and bark or from
impiIorted wood, bar~k. leaves, nuts alnd exstracts."~
B. Delete Sectio~n 'i of Ar1tic~le II andic substitute th~erefor:
7 (n) It being fouindl necessallry in ordler to, support the admninistra--
(lon of thiis C'ode and to macintain n the stantndrds of faii r competition
established hieriteunde andl to effectuate the policy of thle Act. the
Code Aiuthor'ity i4: autlorized1:
1. T'o incur suchi reasonable oblipationsi as ar~e nec~essary3 and
pro"per' for the for~egoing~ purposes, andt to meet suchl obligantions
out of funds~ wh-ic~h many be ra~isedl as hereiniafter prov\idfed and
whichl shallI be~ hldlc in thrust for. thle purlposes of the Codelt.
2. To sub~it. to the National Indlustrial Recov-ery Board~ for
its ap~provaol, subject to ~uchI notice and~ op~portunity to be heard
as it mayz~ deemn netce~ssary~ (1) an itemuizedl budget of its estimaitedl
expenses for thle for~egoing pur'poses, andlc (2) un equritab~le basis
uipon which thle funds necessary to support sulch budget shall be
contributed by mem~nbersi of the Indusltry.;
3. After suchi budget. ndc basis of coltr~ibution have been ap-
provedl by the National Inldustrial Recoveryl~ Boar~d, to determine
and obtain equitable contribution as a~ov.e set fourth by all miemi-
bers of the Indlustr~y, and to- thait end., if niecessary,v to institute
legall p~rocceedings thlereforl in its ow\n name.
(b) Each member of th~e Indlustry~ shall pay his or its equ~it.a.ble
contributions to the expenses of thle mlainltenance of the Code Author-
ityv, determined as hiereinabove priovided, andi subject to rules and
regulations pertiningii thlereto isiiued byl the Natio~nal Indtustrial
Recovery B~oard. Only miembers~ of thle Indlustryv comlyinga with
t~he Code and contributing to the excpenlses of its administration as
her~einabo ve pr1ovided, unless duly exemptedl from miaking~ suchl con-
tributions, sh~all be entitled to participated~ in tdlhe selection of mnember~s
of the Code Aulthority or to receive thle benefits of any of its volunl-
taryv activities or to make ulse of any1 emblem or insignia of the
National Recovery Ad-ministration.
(c) The Code: Authorityr 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 excpeed the total amount
contained in the approved budget, except upon approval of the Na-
tional Indlustrial Recover~y Board: and no su~bseqluent, budget shall
contain any deficiency item for expendlitures in excess of prior
budget estimates, except those whiich the National Industrial Recov-
eryv Board shall have so approved.
C. Delete Section 5 of Article IV' and substitute therefore::
5. A person hlo~se e~arninlg capacity is limited beenuse of age,
physical or mental h~andticap or oth~e infirmiity may~ b~e employe~d oni
light. work at a wage belowe thle minimnum established by this C'ode,
provided, that the State aut~hority designated by the United State~s
Department of Labor shall have issued a certificate authorizing suchi
persons employ'ment at such wange andi for such hours as shanll be
stated in the cer~tificate. Sulch authority sh~all be: guided by the
instructions of the United States Depa2rtment of Labor in issuing
such certificates to such~ persons. Each membnler shall file mlont~hly
w~ith the Codle Author~ity a list of all such persions employed by himi,
showringr tbhe wnges paid to- andl the maxiimumn hours o~f work for
D. Delete Secctionr 5 of' Ar~ticle \Y and~ substitute there'tfor:
All employers shanll kieep postedl copies of all Lalfor Provisions of
this Code, and any amecndments th~erecto, in conspicuo-us places ac-
cessible to employees, andl othierw~ise comnply with all posting rules
andc regulations from~i timec to time issuedl by the Natio-nal Indcustriail
Recovery Boa rdl.
E. Delete Section 'i of' Article andir subsitriute therlefor:
7. Th1e manufalliclltur or part~ial mianufacture of any product of the
Industry in homnes shall be prohibited, except in accoirdance withl the
provisions of the Exsecutive Order~1 of th~e President of thie Uniitedl
States, dantedl M~ay 15, 19343.
F'. Delete Sectlion 4 of Ar~ticle V~I andi substitute therefo~r:
In addition to information r'equiriedl to be sublmitted to the C'ode
Authority, there shall bc fuirnishedl to F~ederanl a~nd:'or SCtate age~nc~ie
such statistical informantion as th~e National Indlustrial Recovery
Boar~d may~ deem necessarily for t~he purpDoses recitedl in cSection 3 (a)
of thle Act. Nothingi containedl in this Codle shall relieve any~ memII-
ber of any existing obligations to furnish reports to Federal and 'or
G;. Add a new Section 2 to Article VIII to read as follows:
2. For the purpose of assisting the Code ACuthorities of alliedi in-
dustries-in the adjustlmentt of all Inbor disputes and labor complaints
arising within siuch industries, the Codle Aut~hority shall considers tihe
advisability of creating a Joint Industrial Relations Boardl for such
industries, and shall report its recommendations to t~he National In-
dust~rial Recovery Board within ninety (90) days after the effective
date of this amendment.
Approved Code No. 374-ABmendment no. 1.
Registry no. 1658-1-01.
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