NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
PLEATING, STITCHING, AND
BONNAZ AND HAND EMBROIDERY
AS APPROVED ON JANUARY 14, 1935
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Approved Code No. 276-Amendment No. 2
Registry No. 231-1-06
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The White House.
Sin: This is a report on an amendment of the Code of Fair Com-
petition for the Pleating, Stitching, and Bonnaz and Hand Em-
broidery Industry. The amendment which is attached was pre-
sented by the Code Authority of the Pleating, Stitching, and Bonnaz
and Hand Embroidery Industry Code Authority, on behalf of said
A public hearing of which due notice was given all interested par-
ties was held on November 21, 1934, on this amendment. All persons
who requested were fairly heard in accordance with rules and regu-
lations of the National Recovery Administration.
After the hearing, the amendment was revised to conform to sug-
gestions of the Legal Division and was presented to the various
Advisory Boards of the National Recovery Administration for their
examination and report. All such reports received were carefully
considered before approval of the amendment.. The Code Authority,
on behalf of the Pleating, Stitching, and Bonnaz and Hand Em-
broidery Industry indicated its assent to the revised amendment in a
certified copy of a duly adopted resolution of the Code Authority
which was presented to the National Recovery Administration.
The Code for this Industry, as approved by you on February 10,
1934, was amended by adding a new article designated as XII, con-
sisting of three sections, which provide that subject. to the rules and
regulations of the NRA all products of the Industry shall bear an
NRA Label, which shall have a registration number especially
assigned to each member of the Industry.
The amendment also provides that the charges made by the Code
Authority for the Labels shall be subject to the supervision and order
of the National Industrial Recovery Board and shall be not more
than an amount to cover their costs.
This amendment is designed to insure compliance with provisions
of the Code by making use of the labels mandatory and to symbolize
to customers of the Industry that products purchased from or serv-
ice rendered by members of the Pleating, Stitching, and Bonnaz and
Hand Embroidery Industry have been manufactured in compliance
with the provisions of the Pleating, Stitching, and Bonnaz and Hand
Embroidery Industry Code.
The Deputy Administrator, 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 all proceedings in this
It finds that:
(a) The amendment to said Code and the Code as amended are
well designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of
the National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of ob-
structions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which
tend to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the gen-
eral welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the pur-
pose 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 com-
petitive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue re-
striction of production (except as may be temporarily required), by
increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving un-
employment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the per-
tinent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limi-
tation 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 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 engaged in other steps of the economic process have
not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
For the above reasons this amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HRRIMAN,
JANUARY 14, 1935.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE PLEATING, STITCHING, AND BONNAZ AND HAND
SECTION 1. Subject to the rules and regulations heretofore or here-
after prescribed by the National Industrial Recovery Board, all
bundles of garments on which an operation coming within the defini-
tion of the term "Industry in this Code has been performed shall
bear an N. R. A. Label to symbolize the conditions under which such
operations were performed.
SECTION 2. Each label shall bear a registration number especially
assigned to each member of the Industry by the Code Authority and
remain attached to such bundle when delivered to the manufacturer
for whom the operation has been performed.
SECTION 3. The charges made by the Code Authority for said
labels shall at all times be subject to supervision and order of the
National Industrial Recovery Board and shall be not more than an
amount necessary to cover the cost thereof.
Approved Code No. 276-Amendment No. 2.
Registry No. 231-1-06.
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