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Approved Code No. 194-Amendment No. 3
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
BLOUSE AND SKIRT MANUFACTURING
As Approved on May 8, 1935
APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
BLOUSE AND SKIRT MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
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 Blouse and Skirt Manu-
facturing Industries, and hearings having been duly held thereon
and the annexed report on said amendment, containing findings with
respect thereto, having been made and directed to the 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 September 27, 1934, and otherwise,
does hereby incorporate, by reference, said annexed report and does
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
does hereby order that said amendment be and it is hereby approved,
and that the previous approval of said Code is hereby amended to
include an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended, such
approval and such amendment to take effect twenty (20) days from
the date hereof, unless good cause to the contrary is shown to the
National Industrial Recovery Board before that time and the Na-
tinal Industrial Recovery Board issues a subsequent order to that
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Administrative Officer.
M D. VINCENT,
Acting Division Administrator.
WAmHINGTON, D. C.,
May 8, 1935.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT 1
The PRESIDENT, I
The lVhite House.
SIR: A public hearing was called on October 26, 1934, to discuss :,
amendments to the Code of Fair Competition for the Blouse and .
Skirt Manufacturing Industries. The hearing subsequently ad-
journed to November 16, 1934, and to December 3, 1934, and again to
December 17, 1934, at which date the amendment herein contained
was properly heard.
Following the hearing, this amendment was revised upon the basis
of facts presented, and in accordance with the suggestions of the
various Advisory Boards, the Legal Division, and the Division of
Research and Planning of the National Recovery Administration.
This amendment amends Article V by adding thereto a new sec-
tion to be known as section 9. The provisions of this new section-
empower the Code Authority to require members of the Industry
to keep accurate and complete records with respect to wages, hours
of labor, conditions of employment, number of employees, production
and such other matters as may be required by the Code, and shall
furnish accurate reports based on such records when required by the
Code Authority or the National Industrial Recovery Board. It is
further provided that a confidential agency shall be established by
the Code Authority for the purpose of examining any books and ree-
ords submitted in accordance with the provisions of this amendment.i'
In accordance with the counsel of the Legal Division, notices ofl:
Opportunity to be Heard will be printed and distributed in the same
manner as notices of Public Hearing. A specified date is set forth, j
in such notices, by which time objections and criticisms are to bell
received relative to this amendment. iA
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to the Nationali;
Industrial Recovery Board on said amendment to said Code having!i I
-found as herein set forth and on the basis of all proceedings in thisliW
The National Industrial Recovery Board finds that:i i
(a) The amendment to said Code and the Code as amended aretI
well designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of the'
National Industrial Recovery Act, including the removal of obstrue-
tions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend
to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the purpose 04
cooperative action of labor and management under adequate govern-ii
mental sanctions and supervision, by eliminating unfair competitive
practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the present
productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restriction of '
production (except as may be temporarily required), by-incre
the consumption of industrial and agricultural products t
increased purchasing power, by reducing and relieving unem-
ployment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the
pertinent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without
limitation Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7,
and Subsection (b) of Section 10, thereof.
(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority to present the
aforesaid 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 will
not have been deprived of the right to be heard prior to the effective
date of this amendment.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARRIMAN,
MAY 8, 1935.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE BLOUSE AND SKIRT MANUFACTURING INDUS-
Amend Article V by the addition of a new section, to be known as
Section 9, reading as follows:
All members of the industry shall keep accurate and complete rec-
ords with respect to wages, hours of labor, conditions of employment,
number of employees, production and such other matters as may
be required by the Code, and shall furnish accurate reports based
on such records when required by the Code Authority or the National
Industrial Recovery Board.
For the purpose of verifying such reports all the pertinent books,
records and papers of a member of the industry shall be available
for examination by the chief enforcement officer of the Code Author-
ity and such deputies and investigators working under his super-
vision as may be employed by the Code Authority. However, a
member of the Industry may request that an impartial agent, agreed
upon between the Code Authority and such member, or appointed
by the National Industrial Recovery Board, be designated to ex-
amine books and records for the purpose of verifying reports.
The reports of individual members of the industry shall be sub-
mitted to the chief enforcement officer of the Code Authority and
shall not be disclosed to any other member of the industry whether
on the Code Authority or otherwise, in identifiable form, and shall
be treated as confidential, except where alleged violations are being
heard by duly qualified agencies.
Approved Code No. 194-Amendment No. 3.
Registry No. 210-01.