NATIONAL RECOVERY ArDMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOOD DISH AND PULP AND
PAPER PLATE INDUSTRY
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Approved Code No. 247--Amendment No. 1
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Approved Code No. 247--Amendment No. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOODI DISH AND PULP AND PAPER PLATE
As Approved on July 6, 1934
APPROVINa AMIENDMLENTS OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE FOOD
DISH AND PULP AND PAPER PLATE INDUSTRY
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 amend'ment~s
to a Codle of Fair Competition for the Foodl Dish and Pulp and
Paper Plate Indust~ry, and notice of opportunity to file objections
having been published, and the annexied report on said amendments
containing findings with respect thereto, having been made andl
directed to the President:
NOWCI, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Admlinistrator for Industrial Recovery
pursuant to authority rested in me by Executive Orders of thek
President, including Executive Order No. 6M~3-A, dated Decem-
ber 30, 1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference,
said annexed report and do find that said amendments and the
Code as constituted after being amended comply in all respects
with the pertinent provisions and will promote the policy and pur-
poses of said Title of said A~ct, and do hereby order that said atmend-
ments 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. JOHNSONI
Administrator for Industrial Recovery.
Approval recommended :
GEo. L. BERRY,
July/ 6, 1934.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The Wh'ite House.
Sms: A~n application has been duly m~ade pursuant to and in full
compliance with the pr~ovisions of the National Industrial Recovery
Act, for ame~ndmnents to the Code of Fair C~ompetition for the Food
;Dish and Pulp andl Paper Plate Industry, submitted by the Code
Authority for the Foo~d Dish and Pulp and Paper Plate Industry.
The purpose and effect of thle amendments are
(a) Tro authorize the Code Authorityv to submit a, budget and
method of assessment upon which funds shall be contributed by
members of the Inldustryl andl
(b) To add a standard partnership clause.
The Deputy A~dministrator in his final report to me on said
amlendments to saidl C~ode having found as herein set forth and onl
the basis of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find that:
In) The amlendments to said Code a~nd the Code as amended are
wecll designed to p,romote the policies a2nd purposes of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstruc-
.tions to the free flow of interstate and -foreigan commerce which
tend to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the gen-
eranl welflare bv promoting the organization of industry for the
purrpose of cooperative action among trade groups, by inducing and
maintaining united action of labor and management under adequate
governmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair comn-
petitive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present productive capacity of the industries, by avoiding undue
restrictions of production exceptt as may be t~emporarily retired),
by increasing the consumption of indlustrial and agricultural prod-
ucts through increasing purchasing power, by reducing andl reliev-
ing unemlployme1nt, by improving standards of labor, and by othrer-
w~ise rehabilitation industry.
(b) The Code as amlendedl complies in all respects with the~ perti-
nent provisions of said Title. of said Act, including without lunita-
tion sub-sectionl (b) of Section 3, sub-section (a) of Section 7 and
suib-section (b) of Sectioni 10 thereof.
(c) The amiendmnents and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(d) The amendments and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and: will not
operate to discrum~nnate against them.
(e) 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, therefore, I have approved these amendments.
Hnou S. JOHINSON,
ArmrL 6, 1934.
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE FOOD DISH
AND PULP AND PAPER PLATE INDUSTRY
Amend Article II
I. By eliminating therefrom Section 5 and substituting therefore
a new Section 5 as follows:
"L 5. It being found-necessary in order to support the administra-
tion of this Code and t~o maintain the standards of fair competition
established hereundter a~nd to effect~uate. the policy of the Act, the
Code Authority is authorized:
"L(a) To incur such reasonable obligations as are necessary and
pronper for the for~regoing plrnnpos alnd to met ucllh obligrations oult
of funds which mnay be raised as hereinafter provided and which
shall be held in trust for the purposes of the Code;
"'(b) To submit to the Administrator for his approval, subject
to such notice and opportunity to be heard as he m~ay deem necessary
(1) an itemized budget of it~s estimated expenses for the foregoing
purposes, and (2) an equitable basis upon which the funds necessary
t~o support such budget shall be contributed by members of the
"L(c) After such budget and basis of contribution have been ap-
proved by the Administrator, to determine and obtain equitable con-
tributions as above set forth, by all members of the Industry, and to
that end, if necessary, to institute legal proceedings therefore in its
"'(d) Each member of the Industry shall pacy his or its equitable
contribution to the expenses of t~he maintenance of the Code Author-
ity, determined as hereinabove provided, and subject to rules and
regulations pertaining thereto issued by the Administrator. Only
members of the Industry complying with the Code and contributing
to the expenses of it~s administration as hereinabove provided (un-
less dulyr exempted from making such contribution), shall be entitled
to p'articipate in the selection of members of the Code Authorityv or
to receive the benefits of any of its voluntary activities or to make
use of any emblem or insignia of the National Recovery Administra-
"L(e) The Code Aut~horityI shall neither incur nor pay~ any obliga-
tioni inl excess of the amount thereof as estimated in Its approved
budget, except. upon approval of the Administrator; and no subse-
quent budget shall contain any deficiency item for expenditure in
excess of prior budget estimates except those which the Administra-
tor shall have so approved."
II. By inserting a new section to be known as Section 8 as follows:
"L 8. Nothing contained in this Code shall constitute the members
of the Code Authority partners for any purpose; nor shall any
member of the Code Authority b~e liable in any manner to anyone
for any act of any other member, officer, agent or employee of the
Code Authority; nor shall any member of the Code Authority exer-
cising reasonable diligence in the conduct of his duties hereunder,
be liable to anyone for any action or omission to act. under this Cod~e,
except for his own wilful malfeasance or non-feasance."'
Approved Code No. 247-ABmendment No. 1.
Regi stry No. 407-1-04.
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