Amendment to code of fair competition for the lumber and timber products industry, as approved on June 5, 1934

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the lumber and timber products industry, as approved on June 5, 1934
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Lumber and timber products industry
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"Registry No. 313-1-06."
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"Approved Code No. 9--Amendment No. 11."

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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION




AMENDMENT TO

CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


LUMBER AND

TIMBER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY


AS APPROVED ON JUNE 5, 1934


UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1934


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Approved Code No. 9-Amendment No. 11


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Approved Code No. 9-Amendment No. 11


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

LUMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

As Approved on June 5, 1934


ORDER

APPROVING AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
LUMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS 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 amendment
to a Code of Fair Competition for the Lumber and Timber Products
Industries, and hearings having been duly held thereon and the
annexed report on said amendment, containing findings with respect
therto, 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 Presi-
dent, 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 con-
stituted after being amended comply in all-respects with the perti-
nent 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.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator for Industrial Recovery.
Approval recommended:
A. R. GLANCY,
Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D.C.,
June 5, 1934.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT


The PRESIDENT,
The White House.
SIR: Under the Code of Fair Competition for the Lumber and
Timber Products Industries as approved by you on August 19,
1933, the Lumber Code Authority has submitted Amendment No.
52 which is included and attached.
This is a report on said Amendment, hearing on which was con-
ducted in Washington, D.C., on March 27 and 30, 1934, in accord-
ance with the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act.
When the Code was written the principle of past performannce
was clearly considered as evidenced by the provisions embodied
therein for the control of production through allocation. The
interim Article was not intended to be permanent and the purpose
of this Amendment is to give a permanent method of allocation to
those Divisions and Subdivisions, which by a two-thirds vote wish
to continue on the hourly basis. This Amendment in providing a
permissive method of allocation on an hourly basis will permit
Divisions and Subdivisions to relate their production to a labor
program and to determine a minimum work-week for labor. The
majority of the witnesses appearing at the Hearing favored this
Amendment, and I would point out that the Amendment is not com-
pulsory in its application unless authorized by a two-thirds majority
vnte in any Division or Subdivision. The request for administrative
authority on the part of the Code Authority is justified by the infor-
mation and evidence which has been submitted.
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 and main-
taining united 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-
tions of production (except as may be temporarily required), by in-
creasing 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 per-
tinent 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 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
Amendment.
For these reasons, therefore, I have approved this Amendment to
the-Code.
Respectfully,
HuGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator.
JuNrE 5, 1934.














AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
LUMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

AMENDMENT NO. 52
In Article VIII after item 5 of subsection (c) insert the following
new provisions:
"(c) (6) In any Division or Subdivision where the Divisional
or Subdivisional administrative agency shall by two-thirds majority
vote so request, the Authority, may if it shall determine that it is
impractical otherwise to administer production control within said
Division or Subdivision, authorize the allotment of production therein
in terms of allowable hours of operation."
Approved Code No. 9--Amendment No. 11.
Registry No. 313-1-06.
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