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~pparoed Code No. 50 -Amendment No. 1
Registry No. 1118--41
NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
-CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
A81 APPROVED ON JULY 20, 1934
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Approved Code No. 50--Amendment No. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
AUTOMATIC SPRINKLrER INDUSTRY
As Approved on July 20, 1934
APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
AUToMance SPRINKLER INDUSTH~Y
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an amend-
ment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Automatic Sprinkler
Industry, and a Notice of Opportunity to be Heard having been
duly given thereon and the annexed report on said amendment,
containing findings with respect thlereto, having been made and
directed to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuat to uthorty vete inme b Executive Orders of the
President, including Exveutie i Orer o 6543-A, dated December
30, 1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said
annexed report and do find that said amendment and the Code as
constituted after being amended comply in all respects with the
pertinent provisions and will promote the policy and purposes of
said Title of said Act, and do hereby 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.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
AdraiPistrator for Industriacl Recovery.
Approval recommended :
BuRToN W. MlURRAY
Division A ~ministrator.r
July ~20, 1934.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
TheIfc Arnlte House.
SIR: This is a report of an amendment to the Code of Fair,Compe-
tit~ion for the Alutomatic Sprinkler Industry, in accordance with
Administrative Order X-36, of M~ay 26, 1934, relative to collection of
Expenses of Code Aidministration.
This amendment, is proposed as a substitution for Article VIII,
of the Automatic Sprinkrlerr Code, approved October 9, 1933, as it
now reads. An opportunity to be heard has been accorded to all
The Assistant Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on
said amendment to saidi Code having found as herein set forth and
on the basis of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find that:
Ina) The amendment t~o said Code and the 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 obstruc-
tions 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 organization of industry for the purpose
of cooperative action of labor and management under adequate
governmental sanction and supervision, by ehmm~iatmng unfair com-
petitive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restric-
tion of production exceptt as may be temporarily required), ~by in-
creasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving
urnmprloyment. byr improving standards of labor, andl by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the-perti-
nent provisions of said Title of saidl Act, including without l~imita-
tion sub-section (a) of Section 3, sub-section (a) of Section -7 and
sub-section (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) T'he Code empowers the Code Authority to present the afore~-
said amendment on behalf of the industry as a whole.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(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
Said amendment is accordingly approved.
Honc S. JoHNson,
JULY 20, 1934.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMlPETITION FOR
THE AUTOMAXTIC SPRINKLER INDUSTRY
Strike out Article VIII as it now reads anld substitute t~he
1. It being found necessary in order to support the adlminiistr~ation
of this code andl to maintain the standards of fair competition estab-
lished hereunder andl to ef~ectuate the policy of the Act, the C'ode
Authority is authorized:
(a) To incuir such reasonable obligaations as are nlece~ssry~ andl
proper for the foregoing pulrposes, and to mecet, sulch rlbligations oiut
of funds which may be r~aisedl as hereinafter ~r~ovided~ andl which
shall be held in trust for the purposes of the 'odle;
(b) To submit to the Adlminlistrator for his approval, subject to
such notice and opportunity to be heardl as he may~ d~eemn necessa ry
(1) a~n itemiized budget of its estimated expenses for the foregoing
purposes, and (2) an equitable basis upon which th~e funidsi necessary
to support such budget shall be contributed by manufacturers;
(c) After such budget and basis of contributions have been ap-
proved by the A~dministrator, to determine and obtain equitable con-
t~ribution as above set forth by all manufacturers, andl to that endl,
if necessary, to institute legal proceedings therefore in its ow~n namle..
2. Each manufacturer shall pay his or its equitable contribution
to the expenses of the maintenance of the Codle Authority, dietermlined:
as hereinabove pr~ovided, and subject to rules andl regulations per-
taining thereto issued by the A~dmiinistrator. Only the mannufac-
turers complying with the codle andl contributing to the expenses of
its administration as hereinabove providled, unless duly exsempted-
from making such contributions, shall be entitled to par1ticipate in the
selection of thle members of the Code Authority or to receive t~he
benefits of any of its voluntary activities or to make use of any
emiblem or insignia of the N1ational Recovery Admninistration.
*3. The Codle Authority shall neither incur nor pay any obligation
in excess of the amount thereof as estimated in its approved budget,
except upon approval of the Administrator; andl no subsequent
budget shall contain any deficiency item for expenditures in excess of
prior budget estimates except those which the Administrantor shall
have so approved.
Appiroed Code No. 50---Amendmrent No. 1.
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