Amendment to code of fair competition for the millinery industry as approved on March 24, 1934

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the millinery industry as approved on March 24, 1934
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Millinery industry
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4 p. : ; 24 cm.
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Millinery -- United States   ( lcsh )
Hats -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Cover title.
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At head of title: National Recovery Administration.
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"Registry No. 228-03."
General Note:
"Approved Code No. 151--Amendment No. 1."

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AMENDMENT TO

CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

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and Domestic Commerce.
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Approved Code No. 151-Amendment No. 1


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

MILLINERY INDUSTRY

As Approved on March 24, 1934


ORDER

AMENDMENTS TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE MILLINERY
INDUSTRY
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 certain
amendments to the Code of Fair Competition for the Millinery
Industry, and hearings having been duly held thereon and the an-
nexed report on said amendments, containing findings with respect
thereto, having been made and directed to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for
Industrial Recovery, on behalf of the President of the United States,
pursuant to authority vested in me by Executive Orders of the
President, including Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December
30, 1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said an-
nexed report and do find the said amendments and the Code as con-
stituted after being amended, comply in all respects with the per-
tinent provisions and will tend to promote the policies and purposes
of said Title and said Act, and do hereby order that said amend-
ments be and they are hereby approved, and that the previous
approval of said Code is hereby modified to include an approval
of said Code in its entirety as amended.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator for Industrial Recovery.
Approval recommended:
A. D. WHrTESIDE,
Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D.C.,
March 24, 1934.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT


The PRESIDENT,
The White House.
SIR: An application has been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act for certain amendments to the Code of Fair Compe-
tition for the Millinery Industry, and Hearings were conducted on
said amendments in Washington, D.C. on March 13, 1934, in the
Gridiron Room of the Willard Hotel.
Seven proposed amendments were submitted by the Code Au-
thority but Hearings on one of these, namely; that relating to the
inclusion of the manufacture of children's headwear, was postponed
until Monday, March 19, 1934, at the request of the Code Authority
and with the consent of all parties concerned.
The first amendment adds a new Section 5 of Article VI, and
provides that members of the Industry shall be entitled to partici-
pate in and share the benefits of, the activities of the Code Authority
by assenting to and complying with the requirements of the Code
and sustaining their reasonable share of the expenses of its
administration.
The second amendment adds a new subsection (i) to Section 7 of
Article VI, and confers to the Code Authority the power to assess
and collect from members of the Industry an equitable and pro-
portionate payment of the reasonable expenses of maintaining the
Code Authority and its activities.
The third amendment modifies Section 14 of Article VIII, and
prohibits advertising allowances.
The fourth amendment establishes maximum terms of discount
at seven per cent ten days e.o.m.
The fifth amendment modifies Section 13 of Article VIII, and
provides that all goods are to be shipped f.o.b. city of manufacture.
The sixth amendment modifies Section 16 of Article VIII, and
relates to the charges to be made for trade name labels.

FINDINGS

The Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on said amend-
ments to said Code, having found as herein set forth and on the
basis of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find that:
(a) The amendments 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
general welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the
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purpose of cooperative action among trade groups, by inducing and
maintaining action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair competi-
tive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present productive capacity of industries by avoiding undue restric-
tion 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
unemployment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
rehabilitating industry.
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said title of said Act, including without limita-
tion 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 amendments on behalf of the industry as a whole.
(d) The amendments and the Code as amended are not designed
to, and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e) The andmdments 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
amendments.
For these reasons these amendments have been approved.
Respectfully,
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Adm rinistrator.
MARCH 24, 1934.













AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE MILLINERY INDUSTRY

The Code of Fair Competition for the Millinery Industry is hereby
amended by the following:
Add to Section 5 of Article VI as follows:
Members of the Industry shall be entitled to participate in, and
share the benefits of the activities of the Code Authority by assent-
ing to, and complying with, the requirements of this Code, and by
sustaining their reasonable share of the expenses of administration as
shall be determined by the Code Authority, subject to review by the
Administrator, on the bases of volume of business, and/or such other
factors as may be deemed equitable."
Add Subsection (i) to Section 7 of Article VI as follows:
To assess and collect from members of the Industry an equitable
and proportionate payment of the reasonable expenses of maintain-
ing the Code Authority and its activities."
Amend Section 14 of Article VIII to read as follows:
No member of the Industry shall pay directly or indirectly any
part of the advertising expenses of a purchaser or prospective pur-
chaser or the agent or agents of such purchaser or prospective pur-
chaser. This prohibition shall not apply, however, to the supplying
of cuts, matrices, and window cards."
Amend Section 12 of Article VIII to read as follows:
No member of the Industry shall allow any discount in excess of
seven per cent (7%) if paid within ten (10) days, except that e.o.m.
dating may be granted on a seven per cent (7%) ten (10) day basis,
and payment may be anticipated at the rate of six per cent (6%)
per annum, and all shipments made on or after the 25th day of any
month may bear dating as of the first day of the following month,
but no shipments made prior to the 25th day of any month shall,
under any circumstances, bear such dating. The provisions of this
paragraph shall not be circumvented either directly or indirectly by
bookkeeping methods or otherwise."
Amend Section 13 of Article VIII to read as follows:
"All shipments of millinery by members of the Industry shall be
made f.o.b. city of manufacture."
Add a Section 16 to Article VIII as follows:
Members of the Industry shall charge for all trade name labels,
whether or not such labels are on special linings, the additional cost
of such trade name labels and special linings in excess of the mem-
ber's cost of the regular label and lining."
Approved Code No. 151-Amendment No. 1.
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