NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
AS APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 6, 1934
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Approved Code No. 244-Amendment No. 5
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
As Approved on November 6, 1934
APrOvINM ; AMiND3E [NT OF CODE or FA.\I COMPETITION FOR THIE
('(ON-STRUCTION INBIF TRY
An apIplication having beeJn tuly Iiauie Ipurlllat to anl in fill!
compliance with the p.,rovision of Titrl I of the Nationmal Illnlustrial
Recovery Act, approved June 10-. 1933. for approval of 1. ni mend-
inent to a Code of Fair Coimplletiti il for tihe Constructiojl Industry,
and all opportunity to be heardtl Iiiaving been duly afforded to all
interested parties and the allnexed report on ,iaid amendment con-
taining findings witl respect thereto, hav\inll beeIn ii a ndb 1111 dliec.tedl
to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Pre-itdnt of tile I'lited
States, the Nati oal Indlustrial Reovery Board, lpursuantt to au-
thority vested in it. by Execiitive orders of the Pre-idernt. including
Executive Order No. ti859, dated September 27th. 1934. alnd other-
wise; does hereby incorporate, by reference, said annexed report
and does find that said amendment and the Codle as consttituted
after being amended comply in all respects with tie.' pertinent provi-
sions and will promote the policy and purposes of said Tlitle of said
Act, and does hereby order that said amendment he and it is hereby
approved, and that the previous approval of said Code is hereby
amended to include an approval of said Codle in its en(itirety as
NATIONAL INDU-TI'IlAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN. .ldin inis/tif/ i'r Offic'.
Approval recollinlended :
W ALTER (G. HOOKE.
Acting Dc i.sio, Ad.t1iii;, .:st)rto'.
WASHINGTON, D. C..
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The W'hite HIouw'.
Sin: This is a report covering an amendment to, the C(ode of Fair
Competition for the Construction Industry as approved by you on
January 31st, 1934. The amendment has been duly submitted by the
National Code Authority on behalf of the Industry. All those
interested 1iave hall ample opportunity to fie objections. mnd no such
object ions. have been received.
The effect of the aniendment to Article III is to permit tlie Code
Authority, subject to proper budgetary control, to pay tlie proper
expenses of members of the National and Regional Biords as pro-
vided for in said Code. Payment to cover the services, of the mem-
bers of said Boards has been specifically excluded. This amendment,
by meeting the proper expenses <.f the ilnembliirs oif National and
Regional BIoardi, enlarges the pi1 ortunity ti -'icue representation
from among tho-e members of the Industry who would otherwise
find it impos1ile to serve. thus making such l oards more truly
The Deputy Admini.-trator in his final report to the National
Industrial Recovery Board on said amendment to said Code having
found as herein set forth and on the basis of the )proeetdinlgs in this
It finds th;t:
(a) The almendlilenit to aid Codle and till (Coide a.s a;innded are
well deigned to( prormoite the policies and pulrlposs of Title I of the
Natimal Intdul trial Recovery Act including the removal if obstruc-
tions to the free flow of interstate and foreign ctinnlorc( -v! which tend
to d(liini,.h the amount thereof, and will provide for the general
welfare by pIromiotinri the organization of industry fir the purpose'
of coperti\ve action of labor and mainagtiment inichIr .~dquato gov-
ernmental sanctions and supervi-ion, )y eliminiting unfair mnmpt.i-
tive iprt-tictes. ly prominting the fullest Ipossihle '.tilizatiton of the
preM-n lt)t priod)i'tive clp ity 'f iinliistri-. i i avoidingg undie restric-
tion of promdudlii (i.X\cept :is mn;y be temporaiiily requiredd, by
increasing tlihe coInsm inption (if iind trial and ,rl.iulti ri product;c
tlhroi lghi increasing pmrclhasinL., power, by redt l'i,_" :ir'l relieving
iine(iployl iiint, liy ii ,proviiiL' -t.Iidl ;rds of Jlahr, and hby otherwise
relia Iiit t i n1 industry.
(b) T'le ode aod s ;inmend l1 c('(omlies in all res..'ects with th,' perti-
nent pro'vi~iiii of .-aid 'Titlc of said A.ct. including without, limitation
Subsection (a) of Section 3, Si~u-i-.'tion (a) of Sc-tion 7 and Sub-
ec.tionl (b) of Section 10 tlheroivif.
(c) The Code i,, npiI)er-, thle Code Authority to present the a fore-
said ;iii-eiii i -ll t -ii behil f of the ilid I.-try a. a wh ple.
(d) The Code as amended is 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
For these reasons, therefore, the National Industrial Recovery
Board has approved this amendment.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARHIMAN,
AN dind istrative Officer.
NOVEMB.IER 6, 1934.
AMENI)MENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THIE CONSTRUCTION INI)USTRY
Amenwld Article III I)y deleting the la,-t paragraphil of Article III,
Section 5, reading a. follows:
"The cost o cmndluc ilng the Natinal andI Rgifilial Boards hereini
provided for, hall bie borne by the Conlstr( tior n (ode Authority.
.-ubject to a lgul-et submitted to and approved by it, provided, how-
ever, that the cost of the services ani the expen-e-, itf the nlembers
of Nsid Boards. s hall nrot be paid by -iuch Autlhority."
and substituting therefor the folhlowimng paiagra')l:
"The cost of condl(rtiiig tfli National anid Regional Boards hereill
provided for !liall be borne by the Construction Code Authority.
:-ubjert. to a budget :-ublmittedl to and approved by it. provided, how-
ever, that the to-,t of the services of the members of said Boards,
:hall not be paid by such Authority, but the expenses of the members
of said Boards may be paid by siuch Authotity."
Apprijved Code No. 244--Ameiiwnleiiint No.. 5.
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