Amendment to code of fair competition for the shipbuilding and shiprepairing industry as approved on March 29, 1934

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the shipbuilding and shiprepairing industry as approved on March 29, 1934
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Shipbuilding and shiprepairing industry
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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



AMENDMENT TO
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

SHIPBUILDING AND

SHIPREPAIRING INDUSTRY


AS APPROVED ON MARCH 29, 1934


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UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1934


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Approved Code No. 2-Amendment No. 2


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Approved Code No. 2-Amendment No. 2

AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

SHIPBUILDING AND SHIPREPAIRING INDUSTRY

As Approved on March 29, 1934


ORDER

AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE SHIPBUILDING
AND SHIPREPAIRING 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 an amend-
ment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Shipbuilding and Ship-
repairing Industry, 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, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to authority vested in me by Executive Orders of the Pres-
ident, including Executive Order No. 6543-A. dated December 30,
1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said an-
nexed report and do 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 do hereby order that said amendment be and
it is 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, such approval and such amendment to take effect, five
days from the date hereof, unless good cause to the contrary is shown
to the Administrator before that time and the Administrator issues a
subsequent order to that effect.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator for Idulstrial Recovery.
Approval recommended:
K. M. SIMPSON,
Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D.C.,
March 29, 1934.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT


The PRESIDENT,
The White Hou.e.
SIR: This is a report on the amendment to the Code of Fair
Competition for the Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Industry and
on the Public Hearing conducted thereon in Washington, D. C., on
March 20, 1934, in accordance with the provisions of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act.
The amendment as originally presented was proposed by the
National Council of American Shiljbuilders who submitted, through
their President, an affidavit in which the Association claims to rep-
resent 90% of the Industry.
The amendment concerns the revision of the definition now ob-
taining in the Code of Fair Competition for the Shipbuilding and
Shiprepairing Indlustry, which reads as follows:

1. DEFINITION OF TERMS
"The terms 'shipbuilder' and 'shiprepairer', when used in this
Code, include a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in the
business of building, fabricating, repairing, reconstructing, remodel-
ing, and assembling oceangoing, harbor and inland water-way
vessels, and floating marine equipment of every type above ten
tons, including the building within their plants of machinery, equip-
ment, and other ship's parts."
Since the effective date of the Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing
Code, August 5, 1933, it has developed that the definition was too
inclusive and covered too wide a scope of operations inasmuch as it
brought within the scope of the Snipbuilding and Shiprepairing
Code practically the entire operations of the smaller Boatbuilding
and Boatrepairing Industry, whose activities and conditions are of
sufficiently different character to warrant a separate code. The
specific amendment proposed by the Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing
Industry and as amended at the hearing is as follows:
"The terms 'shipbuilder' and shiprepairer ', when used in this
Code, include a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in the
business of building, fabricating, repairing, reconstructing, remodel-
ing, and assembling oceangoing, harbor and inland water-way ves-
sels, and floating marine equipment of every type, except
"A. Steel pleasure craft and steel yachts of 125' or under in length
overall.
"B. Wooden fishing schooners 50' or under in length overall,
wooden trawlers 50' or under in length overall, and wooden harbor
tugs 50' or under in length overall.
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C. All other wooden commercial vessels 75' or under in length.
"The terms 'shipbuilder' and 'shiprepairer' also include the
building within their plants of machinery, equipment and other
ship's parts."
The facts brought to light in this hearing revealed that a further
modification of the amendment was necessary. The following defi-
nition for the Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Industry has resulted
from the reconvening of the hearing in the Deputy's office on March
21, 1934:
A. The term Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Industry means:
1. The building, fabricating, repairing, reconstructing, remodel-
ing and assembling of all vessels and floating marine equipment
except:
"(a) Wooden boats and vessels and wooden floating marine equip-
ment.
"(b) Pleasure boats and yachts, both wooden and or metal up to
and including one hundred and fifty (150) feet in length overall.
S"2. The building within shipbuilding and shiprepairing plants of
machinery, equipment and other ship's parts.
B. The term b Member of the Industry means any person, part-
nership, corporation, association, t trust trustee or receiver engaged
in the Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Industry, either as an em-
ployer or on his or its own behalf."
It was developed that the definition as finally amended would
best divide the activities of the two industries and cause the least
amount of overlapping between the two codes.
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on said
amendment 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 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 obstruc-
tions 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 purpose
of cooperative action among trade groups, by inducing the maintain-
ing united action of labor and management under adequate govern-
mental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair competitive
practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of tie present
productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restriction of
production (except as may be temporarily required), by increasing
the consumption of industrial and agricultural products through in-
creasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving unemploy-
ment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise rehabilitat-
ing industry.
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent 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 amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.







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(d) 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.
(e) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process have not
been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
a amendment.
For these reasons, this amendment has been approved.
Respectfully,
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator.
SMARcH 29, 1934.














AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
SHIPBUILDING AND SHIPREPAIRING INDUSTRY

1. DEFINITION OF TERMS
A. The term Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Industry means:
1. The building, fabricating, repairing, reconstructing, remodeling
and assembling of all vessels and floating marine equipment except:
(a) Wooden boats and vessels and wooden floating marine equip-
ment.
(b) Pleasure boats and yaclits, both wooden and or metal up to
and including one hundred and fifty (150) feet in length over all.
2. The building within shipbuilding and shiprepairing plants of
machinery, equipment and other ship's parts.
B. The term "h Member of the Industr means any person, part-
nership, corporation, association, trust, trustee, or receiver engaged
in the Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Industry, either as an em-
ployer or on his or its own behalf.
Approved Code No. 2. Amendment No. 2.
Registry No. 1408-1-01.
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