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Approved Code No. 105C--Amendment No. 1
Registry No. 1404--36
NATIONAL; RECOVERYY ADIN~I~E STATION
AMVENDM)~ENT~JI TO SUJI)PPLEMIE]NI~~tTARY
CODE OF FiAI~R COMIPETIT~ION
(A Product Group of the Original Elquipme~nt and Replacement
Parts Divisions of the Automotive Parts and
Equipment Manufacturing Industry)
AS ~APPROVED) ON 1MAY 11, 1935
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Approved Code No. 105C---Amendment No. 1
AMENDM)EVENT TO SUPPLEMENTARY CODE OF FAIR:
LEA~~F S]PRINrG MANUILFACTU`1JRI~NG IN~DUIST~lRY
Als Atppro~ved on M~ay 11, 1935
APPrOtVING rASIENDMIENT OF SUPPLEMENTARY CODE OF FAIR COMPETI-
TION FOIR THE LEAF SPRING nlA NC FACT RlCHI INDUSTRY
A PRO.DUC'T GROUP OF THIE ORIGINAL 'EQUPIPMENT AND REPLAC'EMENVT PARTS
DIV'ISIO)NS OF TH[E AUITOMOICTIVE PARTS ANTD EQUIPMENT MIANUFA~CTU~R-
A~in application having been duly made purs~unnt to and in full
comlpliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an am~end-
ment to the Supp~lementaryy Code of Fair Competition for the Leaf
Spring Ma\TnufactuIringr Industry, and Opportunity to isebe Heard hav-rpt
ing been noie oalinterested persons, adteanxdrpr
on said amlendlment, containing findings with respect thereto, having
been mad~e and directed to the President:
NlrOWT, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, the NPIational Indulstrial Recovery Board, pursuant to autho~r-
ity vested in it by Exe~cutive Orders of the ]President including
Executive Order No. G850, dated Septemlber 27, 19J34, and otherwise,
does hereby incorporated, by reference, said annexred report and dcoes
find' that said amnendmnent and the Supplemnentary Code as consti-
tutedl after being amended comply in all respects with the pertinent
p~rovisions and will promote the policies and purposes of said Title
of sai ~Act, arnd does hereby orders that said amlendmnent of said
Sulpplemecntary Code be and it is hereby app~roved, and that thre
previ'ous approval of said Supplemeintary Code is hereby amenided
to inc~lude an approval of said Supplemnentu ry Code in. its entirety as
NlyATIO~NAL ThNDUSTRIAL REC'OVEIRY ]BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, ,'rbnibli~~l'trai2ti O~f)'Cer.
Approv'0"al recomm "e nded :
T)ARTN ~. MUCRRAY,
Division, AdmrinlistrIato r.
~A81SHINGTON, D. C.,
15:i164*-"184 4-2---3 (1)
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The Wh~ite Houske.
SmR: Anl application has been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with thne provisions of the NIational Industrial Recovery
Act, for an Amendment to the SupplemnentaryT Code of Fair Compe-
tition for the Leaf Spring MSanufacturing Industry, a Product Group
of the Original Equipmuent and the Rteplacement Parts Di~visions o
the Automotive Parts and Equipment Manufacturing Industry, sub-
mitted by the Code Ahuthority Committee for the Automotive Parts
and Equipment Mlanufacturing Industry, on behalf of the ~Adminis-
tr~ative Committee of the Leaf Sprinng Manu~fac~tulrmg Industry.
The purpose and the effect of the Amendment are to permit Open
Price F~iling in the Industry, in accordance with Offce Memorandum
Number 228. To that end, paragraphs 8, 16-c, 19 and 20 of Article
IV are deleted and paragraph 15 of said Article is entirely revised
by this Amendment.
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to the National Indus-
trial Recovery Board on said Amendment to said Supplementary
Code having found as herein set forth and on the basis of all the
proceedings in this matter:
It is found that:
(a) The Amendment to said Supplementary Code and the Supple-
mentary Code as amended are well designed to promote the policies
and purposes of Title I of the National Industrial Recovery Act,
including the removal of obstructions to the free flow of interstate
and foreign commerce which tend to diminish the amount thereof,
and will provide for the general welfare by promoting the organ-
ization of industryl for the purpose of cooperative nration,1 among
trade groups, by inducing and maintaining united action of labor and
management under adequate governmental sanction and supervision,
by etlimlinating unfair competitive practices, byr promo11ting the full-
est possible utilization of the present productive capacity of indus-
tries, by avoiding uxndue restrictions of production (except as may
be temporarily requiredl, by increasing the consumption of indlustrial
and agricultural products through increasing g purchasing power, b
reducing and relieving unemployment, by imnproving standards o
labor, and by otherwise rehabilitating industry.
(b) The Supplclnecntaryy Code as amended complies in all respctjl's
with the pertinent provisions of said Title of said ~Act, including
without limitation Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of
Section 7 and Subsection (b) of Sect ion 10 thereof.
(e) TChe Supplementary Code empowers the? AL~dministrativeF Comn-
mittee to present, the aforesa~id Amllr~llendme through thle Code Authocr-
ity on behalf of the industry as a whole.
(d) Th~e Amcndmiient and the Supp~lemeintar~y Code as amecnded~ are(
not d res~ine to andi will not permiiit mlonlopoli e~s or monliopolistic
(e) The A~mendment and the Supplemlentary~ Code as almendedd
are not dtesigne~d to anld will not eliminate or opp~ress small enterpr~ises
and will not operate to discrimninate against them.
(f) Thaose engaged inr other steps of the economic~ process have not
been. deprive of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
For these r~easo~nsi, therefore, this Amendme ntt has been al-pproved.
For the National Industrial. Recovery Board:
WN. A. H8nninrar,
Mn/la 11, 1935.
A ENl~DMENT TO SUP1PLEMlENTARYTi CODE OF FiAIR COM-
PETITION FOR THIE LEAFi SPRING MANUFACTURING
A PRODUCT GROUP OF THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT ANTD THE REPLAtCE-
MENT PARTs DIVISIONS OF THIE AUTOMOTIVE PARTS AND EQUIPMENT
Delete Paragraphs 8, 15, 16c, 19, and 20, of Article IV. Substitute
in lieu of the deleted Paragraph `15 a newc paragraph to be numbered.
14 and to read as follows:
"(14) (a) Each. member of the industry shall file with a con-
fidential and disinterested agent of the Adm~inist~rative Conunrittee
or, if none, then with such an agent designated by the Administrator,
i-dentified lists of all of his prices, discounts, rebates, allowances, and
all other terrms or conditions of sale, hereinafter in this article re-
ferred to as price terms," which lists shall c~omplletely and accurately
conform to and represent the individual pricing practices of said
mlember. Such lists shall contain the price terms for all products of
t~he industry as are sold or offered for sale by said mem~ber. Said
price terms shall in the first instance be filed within 15 days after
the date of approval of this provision. Price terms and revised
pirice terms shall become effective immediately upon receipt thereof
by said agent. Immediately upon receipt thereof, said agent shall by
telgrah o oter qualy rompt means notify said member of the
time of such receipt. Suchlssadrvsos oehrwt h
effective time thereof, shall upon receipt be immediately and simul-
taneousl~y distributed to all members of th~e industry and to all of
their customers who have applied therefore and have offered to defray
the cost actuary incurred by the Code Aluthnority in the preparation
and dlistribution thereof and be available for inspection by any of
their customers at the office of such agent. Said lists or revilsions
or any part thereof shall not be made available to any person, until
re~cleased~ to all members of the Industry and their customersI~s as
aforesaid; provided, that prices filed in the first instance shall not be
released until the expiration of the aforesu~~id 15 dlay pe~riod after
the apprl!oval of this provision. The Adlministrative Committee shall
maintain a permanent file of all price terms filed as herein provided,
and shall not destroy any part of such records except upon written
consent~lt of the Admin-istrator. Upon request the Administrative
Committee shall furnish to the Administrator or any duly designated
agent of the Administrator copies of any such lists or revisions of
This section. shall specifically apply to Class 'A' membllers as
wcell as to the other members of the Industry with. this exception:
that Class 'A' members shall forward to the impartial agency of the
Administrative Conmmittee immediately after selling or off~er~ing to
sell any products of the Industry, the price terms at which such
products w~ere sold or offered for sale.
"'(b) When anly member of the industry has filed anry r~eisioln,
such member shall not file a higher price within forty-eight (48)
"(c) No mIembexr of the industry shall sell or offer to sell any
products/.e rviices of the industry, for wFchichn price termlls have been
filed pursuant to the provisions of this article, except in ner.,cardac~e
with such price terms.
"(d) No members of the industry shall enter into any agreements,
undler~tanrding,~ combinlation or consp~iracy to fix or mInltain price
terms, nor cause or atftemplt to cause anly m~embl.er of the industry to
change his price terms11 by the use of intimnidation,,n coercio~n, or any
other inlfluenlce inc~on~iste ntt with the m~inltelnance of the free and
open mn chekt which it is the purpose of this Article to create."
Relnum~ber old Sections 9, lo, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, and 21, of
Article IV/ to read, respectively, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, and 18.
Relette~r old Subsection 16 (d) of A~rticle IV to read 15 (c).
Approved Code No. 105iC--Amletndment No. 1.
Registry No. 140~6.
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