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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
AS APPROVED ON MARCH 2, 1935
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Approved Code No. 64-Amendment No. 8
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
DRESS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
As Approved on March 2, 1935
APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE D-:ss
MANUFACTURING(; INDU.'STR Y
An application having been duly made 1purl-unt 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 Compeitition for the Dress Manufacturing
Industry, and hearings having been duly held thereon and the an-
nexed 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-
itV vested in it by Executive Orders of the President, including
Executive 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 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 National Industrial Recov-
ery Board issues a subsequent order to that effect.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Admhimsratfive Officer.
PRENTISS L. COONLEY,
WASHINGTON, D. C.,
March 2, 1935.
REPORT TO THIE PRESIDENT
The P E:..~lmENT
The W1hite House.
Sip: Oin June 18, f93'4, a joint public hearing wIs held on a pro-
)po',('e a:imenidment top the Codes (of Fair Competition for the Cotton
Garment Indu.stry and the DreI s Manufacturing Industry. The na-
ture of this proposed amendment was to clarify certain general and
vague definitions contained in each of these codes in reference to the
manufacture of inexpensive dir' i- c made of material (if which cot-
ton is the chief content and generally known in the trade as a house
dre.-,s or house dresses.
In cwcordarince with the iiiforilation and fact.-, brought (out at this
hearing, the Code of Fair Competition for the Cotton Garment
Indn-try was -ulbslquenltly amendedd on September 27, 1934. insofar
that in Article II, Sectirlo A. Item (S) (f :lid Code tile words
" cotton wa;il dresses were .striken out anl the words dresses of
linen or of chief content of cotton selling at wholesale to the retailer
up to and including $22.50 per dozen were inserted.
In order to vynchronize the Codle of Fair Competition for the Dress
Manufai-tiring Industry with tlhi Code of Fair Competition for the
Cotton Giiinmeit Industry a, amended on Sel)tember 27. 1934. it is
deemed advi-able to approve this amendment. This amendment
amlends Article II, Sectionu I o(f the Code of Fair Competition for the
Dre" Manulfacturi ng IinduTtriy in. ofiarl tlat in said Article and See-
tion the words provided that nothing in this definition shall include
thll manumfartuire of inexpensiive dresses made of material of which
cotton is the chi'lf content and generally known in the trade as a house
dre,-s or house dressed, "'are strickenn out and the words '" provided that
nothing in this lefinitioi shall include the manufacture of dresses of
liC6,n or of chief content of cotton selling at wholesale to the retailer
Iup to.ad including $22.50 per dozen "' are inserted.
In accordance with the counsel of the Legal Division, notices of
tpporttiity to be heard were printed and distributed in the same
manner UaS Notices of Public Hearing. A specified (late was set forth
in? sucth Notice-,, by which time objections and criticisms were to be
received relative to this amendment.
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to the National In-
ditstrial Recoverv Board on said amendment to said Code having
found as herein set forth and on the basis of all pIroceedings in this
The National Industrial Recovery Board 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 Na-
tional Recovery Act, including the removal of obstructions to the
free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend to diminish
the amount thereof, and will provide for the purpose of cooperative
action of labor andl management under adequate governmental sane-
tions 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 increasing the consump-
tion of industrial and agricultural products through increased pllr-
cha.sing power, by reducing and relieving unemployment, by improv-
ing standards of labor, and by otherwise rehabilitating industry.
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
uent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limitation
Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7, and Sub-
section (b) of Section 10, thereof.
(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority to present the afore-
said amended nt 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 oper-
ate 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 these reasons this amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARRIMAN,
.Adm in ;sttrative Officer.
MARCIu 2, 1935.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE DRESS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
Article II, Section 1, of the Code of Fair Competition for the
Dres- Manufacturing Industry shall be amended to read as follows:
The term Dress Manufactlring Industry "' as used herein in-
clides the manufacture and sale by the manufacturer (as defined
in paragiralhs 6 and 7 of this Article) in whole ir in part. in the
United States on the North Americann Continent. of women's, misses',
and junior, dres'se., dre--mlaker-' ensemble., and waists when used
with ensenblee whether such mantufacture and distribution shall
be by inside or outside manufacturer.-, contractors, or otherwise; pro-
vided that nothing in this definition shall include the manufacture
of dres-es of linen or of chief content of cotton selling at whole-
sale to the retailer up to and including $2S.,) per dozen.
Approved Code No. 64-Amendment No. 8.
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