N NATI ON AL. RE COV ERY ADMINISTRATI ON
C ODE OF FAI R C OMIPE TUITION
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Approved' Code No. 244--Assndment No. 7
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AS APPROVED ON MAY 7, 1935
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Approved Code No. 244--Amendment No. 7
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
As Approved on May 7, 1935
APPROVINa AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
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 Construction Industry,
and an opportunity to be heard having been duly afforded to all
interested parties and the annexed report on said amendment contain-
ing findings with respect thereto, having been made gnd directed
to t~he President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, the National Industrial Recovery Board, pursuant to author-
ity vested in it by Executive Orders of the President, including Ex-
ecutive Order No. 6859, dated Septemlber 27th, 1934, and otherwise;
does hereby incorporate, by reference, said annexed report and does
find that said amendmeknt 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
does hereby order that said amendment be andl it is hereby approved,
and that the previous approval of said Codle is hereby amended to
include an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
BTy WY. A. HARRIMrAN, AdminiiJstractive Officer.
Approvanl recommended :
RosT. N. CAMLPBELL,
Acting Divis~ion~ Adnirrstr lator.
TVASHINGTON, D. C.,
)Ifay 7 1935.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The~ Whinte House..
SmA: This is a report on an amendment to the Code of Fair Com-
petition for the Construiction Industry as approvedl by you on
January 31st, 1934. The amendment hias been duly submitted by the
National Code Authority on behalf of the Industry. All those
interested have had ample opportunity to file objections, and no
such objections have been received.
The effect of the amnendmentt to Art~icle IV, B Section 2 (c) is to
permitt th~e Construction Codle Authority to consider and examine
any am:Inendmllents to the supplemental Codes. The purpose of this
amlendmtl ent is to bring about proper coordination within the Indus-
try andl betw-een its various divisions and subdivisions.
The Depluty Admninistratorr in his final report to the National In-
ani.;trial Recovery Board on said amendment to said Code having
fouind as hierein set forth and on the basis of the proceedings in this
The Board finds that:
(a) The amnend'ment to saidl Code and the Code as amended are
wel~ l designed to promote the policies and p~urp~oses of Title I of the
Nat~iona~l Indus~tr'ial Recovecrry Act including the removal of obst~ruc-
tions to the free flow- of interstate andl foreign commerce which tend
to rlhninish~ thle a~ount thereof, and will p~rov-ide for the general
we\lfa;re by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose
of coop~erativ-e action of labor and management under adequate
gov\ernmental sanction and sup~erv~ision, by eliminating unfair com-
petitivle practices. by promot10ing the fullest possible utilization of
the present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undne re-
str~iction of production (except as mnay be temporarily requiredd,
by increas~ing the consumption of industrial and agricultural prod-
uets through increasingr pur~chasingg power, by reducing and relieving
ulnemploymentt, by imprnloving~ standlardls of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Codelr as ame~nded complies in all respects writh the per-
trirne nt roi\ion o~f said Title of saidi Act,~ includringr without limiita-
tioni Subsection (a) of Sejctio~n 3, Suibsection (a) of Section 7 and
Subsection. (b) of Section 10 thlereof.
(c) Thle Codle empowers the Codle A-uthority to present the afore-
aid ameirtlmnten on behalf of thle industry as a whole.
(d) T'he Code as amend~ed is not designed to and will not permit
mionopo'lies 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 discrumnmate 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
For these reasons, therefore, the National Indust~rial Recovery
Board has approved this amendment.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
Wt. A. HARRTMMa,
Mn 7 195. administrative Opefier.
AMlENDMENT TO CODE OF` FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
Amend Article IV, B, Section 2 (c) by deleting the present section
and, in lieu thereof, insert the following:
(c) It shall study the provisions incorporated in this Code arppli-
cable to its owfn division, and the operation thereof, and may make
such recommendations to the National Industrial Recovery Board as
it deemls desirable for amendment thereto, provided that the Con-
struction Code Authority shall be given ample opportunity to consider
and exramane any such recommendations for amendment thereto,
prior to their approval by the Nato~`na ndutrial Recovery Board to
the end that there may be proper coordination within the industry
andi between its various divisions and subdivisions. Such recommen-
dlations, upon approval of the National Industrial Recovery Board
after sulch notice and hearing as it mlay prescribe shall become a part
of this Code and have full force and effect as provisions hereof.
Approvred Code No. 244j~-Amendment No. T.
RegistrS1 No. 1616-231.