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Approved Code No. 270--Amendment No. I
Registry No. 325--01
NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
WOOD HEEL INDUSTRY
AS APPROVED ON AUGUST 1. 1934
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Approved Code No. 70--rAmendrennt No. 1
AMENDMENT TliO COD)E OF ]FAIR COMPETITION
WOOD H~EELt INDUSTRY~
A1s Approved on. August 1, 1934
A ~ N!AarrnoweAMEN DET TOx CODE OF ]FAIR COMPETITION FoR THE OOD
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 ap-,prova"l of an amiend-
ment to a Code of F~air Competit.ion for thne Wood H3eel Industry,
and hearings having been duly held t~hereon and the annexed report
onl saidl amendmlent, containing; findcings with~ respecct thlereto, having
been made and directed to the President:
NliOWC, THEREFORE, on behnif of the Presid~ent, of thie U~nitedl
States, I, lHugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Indlustrial Reocvery,
pursuant to authority vestedi in me by Executive Ordelrs of the Presi-
de~nt. inc~luding ExicutivPe Order N~o. C5143--A, dated D~ecember 30,
1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate by reference, said an-
nexed report and do find that said amecndmentn and the Code as
constituted after being amended comply in all respects with the per-
tinent provisions and w~ill promote the policy and pIurpos~res of saird
Title of said A1ct, and do hereby ordcler that said amendment be alnd it
is hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said Code is
hereby modi-~ed to include an approval of said Code in its entirety
Hoano 8. Jonw~soNx, .
Adm~in istrator for Inldustria Rcovzer-y.
Bar1roN W. IMRnar,
REPORT TO` TH~E: PRESIDENT
~The ~h~ite Ho0use.
Bra: This is a report on an amendment to Article VI, Section 7
of the Code of Fair Competition for the Wb~ood Heel Industry ap-
proved on Ftebruary 9, 1934, and on which a notice of opportunity
to be heard was published-c on July 7 in accordance with the pro-
visions of Title I of the National Industrial R~ecovery Act. Th~is
amnendmenlt~! has been submiitted in atccordancer-i with Article X, See-
tion 2 of the Code.
The purpose and effect of this amendment are to authorize the Code
~Authority to submit a budget and method of assessment upon which
funds shall be contributed by members of the Industry.
The DeputyT ALdministrator in his final report to me on said amend-
ment to salid Code having found as hler~ein set forth and on the basis
of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find that:
(a) The Amendment to said Code and the Code as amlendled are
wel~l designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I1 of
thle 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 organization of industry for the
purpose of cooperative action of labor and management under ade-
quate governmnental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair
competitive practices, by promoting th~e fullest possible utilization of
the present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue
restrictions of production (except as may be temporarily required),
by increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural prod-
ucts through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving
unemployment by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amnenlded complies in all respects with the
pertinent provisions of said Title of said Act; including without
limitation S3ubsection (a) of Section 3, Subsect~ion -(a) of Section 7T
and Subsection (b) of See~t on 10 thereof.
(c) The 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 engagedl inr other stepsj of the ccorrnomic p~rc(css hav\e not
been, deprived of the r~ight to be heard prior to app,~rov.al of sa;id
FIor these~i reasons, therefore, I havec appr~ioved thiis Ame~ndmelln t.
;ii i IIHeCuC~ S. Jonxsox)? ,
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Avoust 1, 1934.
MODIFICATION TO CODE OF` FAIR COMPETITION FO~R
THE WiaOOD HEEL~ INDUSTRY
Modify Article VI, Enforcement, by deleting Section 7 and sub-
stituting in lieu thereof the following:
"' SECTION 7i.--Empenses of Code Authority.--
"L (1) It being found necessary in order to support the adm~inistra-
tion of this Code and to maintain the standards of fair competition
established hereunder and to effectuate the policy of the Act, the
Code ~Authority is authorized:
a. To incur such reasonable obligations as are necessary and
proper for the foregoing purposes and to meet such obligations out
of funds which may be raised as hereinafter provided and which
shall be held in trust for the purposes of the Code.
"L b. To submit to the Ac~dministrator for his approval, subject to
such notice and opportunity to be heard as he may deemn necessary:
(1) an itemized budget of its estimated expenses for the foregoing
purposes, and (2) an equitable basis upon which the funds necessary
to support such budget shall be contributed by members of the
c. After such budget and basis of contribution have been ap-
proved by the Administrator, to determine and obtain equitable con-
tribution as above set forth by all members of the industry, and to
that end, if necessary, to institute legal proceedings therefore in its
"( (2) Each member of the industry shall pay his or its equitable
contribution to thle expenses of the maintenance of the Code Au-
thority, de~terminled as hereinabove provided, and subject to rules
and regulations pertaining thereto issued by the Admninistrator.
Only members o~f the industry complying with the Code and con-
tributing to the expenses of its administration as hereinabove pro-
vided, unless duly exempted from making such contribution, shall be
entitled to participate in the selection of members of the Cdode Au-
thority or to receive benefits of any of its voluntary activities or to
make use of any emblem or insignia of the National Recovery
(3) Thne Code Authority shall neither incur nor pay any obli-
gation substantially in excess of the amount thereof as estimated in
its approved budget, and shall in no event exceed the total amount
contained in the approved budget, except upon approval of the A~d-
ministrator; and no subsequent budget shall contain any deficiency
item for expenditures in excess of prior budget estimates except
those which the Administrator shall have so approved."
Approved Code No. 270---Amendmuent No. 1.
Registry No. 325-i-01.
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