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Amendment to code of fair competition for the retail trade as approved on November 16, 1934

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the retail trade as approved on November 16, 1934
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Retail trade
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United States -- National Recovery Administration
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The term "retail trade" as used herein shall mean all selling of merchandise to the consumer and not for purposes of resale in any form, in the continental United States excluding the Panama Canal Zone.
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At head of title: National Recovery Administration.
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"Registry No. 1625-2-02."
General Note:
"Approved Code No. 60--Amendment No. 7."

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Approved Code No. 60-Amendment No. 7 Regisiry No. 1625-2-02


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION




AMENDMENT TO

CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


RETAIL TRADE


AS APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 16, 1934


WE DO OUR PART


UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1934


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Approved Code No. 60-Amendment No. 7


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Printing Office, Washington, D. C., and by district offices of the Bureau of
Foreign and Domestic Commerce.
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Approved Code No. 60-Amendment No. 7


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

RETAIL TRADE
As Approved on November 16, 1934


ORDER

APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
RETAIL TRADE
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 Retail Trade, and hear-
ings 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, the National Industrial Recovery Board, pursuant to au-
thority 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 in its entirety as amended.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Administrative Officer.
Approval recommended:
ROBERT L. HOUSTON,
Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D. C.,
November 16, 1934.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT


The PRESIDENT,
The White House.
SIR: The Hearing on the annexed amendment to Schedule A of
the Code of Fair Competition for the Retail Trade was held on
October 23, 193-1, in the Raleigh Hotel, Washington, D. C. The
amendmentl was pres-iited by duly qualified and authorized repre-
niitittives of the Trade, complying with statutory requirements,
such representatives being members of the National Retail Drug
Code Authority.
In accordance with the customary procedure, everyone who had
filed a request for an appl.'rance was freely heard in public, and
all statutory and regulatory reqireitncii_ ts were complied with.
This amendment is drawn to enable the National Retail Drug
Code Authority and the several Local and Met copolitan Retail Drug
Code Authorities to collect assessments to support the administration
of the Code.
FThe Deputy Administrator in his final report to the National
Industrial Recovery Board on said aine iiidlint to said Code having
found as herein set forth and on the basis of all the proceedings in
this matter:
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
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 organ ization of industry for the purpose
of cooperat ive action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental sanction and super-\ision, by eliminating unfair competi-
tive pract iese, 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 in-
ireasing the t.on.umption of industrial and agricultural products
through ii r n-ing 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 limi-
tation sub-section (a) of Section 3, sub-section (a) of Section 7 and
sub-section (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority to present the afore-
said amendment on behalf of the Trade as a whole.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not d(.lignled
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.







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(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 the amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARRIMAN,
Adminisi trative Officer.
NOVEMBER 16, 1934.













AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE RETAIL TRADE
Subpa ragraph (f) of Paragraph (2) of Section 5 of Schedule A
of the Code of Fair Competition for the Retail Trade is hereby
amended to read as follows:
(f) 1. It being found necessary in order to support the administra-
tion of this Code and to maintain the standards of fair competition
established thereunder, and to effectuate the policy of the Act, the
National Retail Drug Code Authority and the several Local Com-
mittees (whether known as Local Retail Drug Code Authorities,
Metropolitan Retail Drug Code Authorities, or otherwise) estab-
lished hereunder are authorized:
A. To incur such reasonable obligations as are necessary and
proper for the foregoing purposes, and to meet such obligations out
of funds which may be raised as hereinafter provided and which
shall be held in trust for the purposes of the Code;
B. To submit to the National Industrial Recovery Board for its
approval. subject to such notice and opportunity to be heard as it
may deemn necessary; (1) An itemized budget of their estimated
expenses for the foregoing purposes, and (2) An equitable basis
upon which the funds necessary to support such budget shall be
contributed by members of the Trade.
C. After such budget and basis of contribution have been approved
by the National Industrial Recovery Board, to determine and obtain
equitable contribution as above set forth by all members of the
Trade. and to that end, if necessary, to institute legal proceedings
therefore in its own name.
2. Each member of the Trade shall pay his or its equitable con-
tribution to the expenses of the maintenance of the National Retail
Drug Code Authority and the -everal Local Committees (whether
known as Local Retail Drug Code Authorities, Metropolitan Retail
Drug Code Authorities, or otherwise) determined and hereinabove
provided, and subject to rules and regulations pertaining hereto
issued by the National Industrial Recovery Board. Only members
of the Trade complying with the Code and contributing to the ex-
penses of its admlilistratioin as hereinabove provided (unless duly
exempted from making such contribution) shall be entitled to par-
ticipate in the selection of members of the National Retail Drug
Code Authority or any Local Committee (whether known as a Local
Retail Drug Code Authority, Metropolitan Retail Drug Code Author-
ity, or otherwise) or to receive the benefits of any of their voluntary
i,.tiviti-, or to make use of any emblem or insignia of the National
Recovery Administration.
3. The National Retail Drug Code Authority and the several
local coiinmittees (whether known as Local Retail Drug Code Au-
thorities, Met ropolitan Retail Drug Code Authorities, or otherwise)






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shall neither incur nor pay any obligation substantially in excess
of the amount thereof as estimnlltedl in their approved budget, and
shall in no event exceed the total amount contained in the said
approved budget, except upon approval of the National Industrial
Recovery Board; and no subsequent budget shall contain any defi-
ciency item for expenditures in excess of prior budget estimates ex-
cept those which the Nationl Iindlstrial Recovery Board shall have
so approved.
Approved Code No. 60--Amendment No. 7.
Registry No. 1025-2-02.

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Approved Code No. GO-Amendment No.7 Registry No. 1625-2-02 NATIONAL RECOVERY ADI\1INISTRATION AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE RETAIL TRADE AS APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 16, 1934 WE DO OUR PART ,.,._ .... ,... UNITED STATES GOVERNMEN T PRINTING OFFICE WASHINGTON: 1934 I I For sale by the Surterintcndcnt of Di>cum ents, Washin' g tn n , D . C. ---• • Price 5 cents

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crhis publicati.on i s for sale by the Superintendent of Docum e nts, G overnment Office, Washington, D. C., and b y di strict office s of the Bureau of Foreign and Domesti c Commerce. DISTRICT OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Atlanta, Ga.: 504 Post Office Building. Birmingham, Ala.: 257 F e d e r a l Build ing. Boston, Mass.: 1 801 C ustomh o u se . Buffalo, N. Y. : C hamber of Comme r ce Building . C h arleston, S. C . : C h am b e r of Commerce Building. ChicRgo, Ill.: Suite 17 06, 201 North Wells Stree t. Cleveland, Ohi o : Chamb e r of Comme r ce . Dallas, T ex. : Chamber of Commerce Building . Detroit, Mich.: 801 First National B ank Building. Houston, T ex. : C hamber of Com m erce Building. Indianapolis, Ind. : Chamber of Commerce Building. Jac k so nvill e, Fla . : C h amber of Commerce Building. Kansas City, Mo.: 1028 Baltimore Av enue. L os A n ge l es , Cali:!'.: 1163 South Broadway. Louisville, Ky. : 408 Federal Building. M emphis , Tenn. : 229 Federal Building. Minneapolis, Minn. : 2 1 3 Fede r a l Building. N ew Orleans, La.: Room 225-.A, Customhouse. New Y ork, N.Y.: 7 3 4 Customhouse. N o r folk, Va.: 406 East Plume Street. Philadelphia, P a . : 422 Commercial Trus t Building. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Chambe r of Comrne r e Building. Portland, Oreg. : 215 New P os t Office Building. St. L o ui s, l\Io.: 5 06 Olive Street. San Fra n cisco, Calif.: 310 Customhouse. Seattle, Wash.: 809 Federal Office Building.

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Approved Code No. 60-Amendment No. 7 AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE RETAIL TRADE As Approved on November 16, 1934 ORDER APPROYIKG AMENDMENT OF ConE OF FAIR CoMPETITION FOR THE RETAIL TRADE An application having been duly made pursuant to ancl in full compliance with the provi ion s of Title I of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, fo r approval of an amendment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Retail Trade, and hearings having been duly h eld thereon and the annexed report on aid amendment, containing findings with r espect thereto, having been made and directed to the President : NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the Unitecl States, the National Industrial Recovery Board, pursuant to authority 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 r espec t s with the pertinent provision s and will promote the poli cy and purposes of said Title of said Act, and does hereby order that said amendment be and it is hereby approvedl nnd that the previous approval of said Code is hereby amended to include an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended. NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD, By W. A. HARRIMAN, "Officer . Approval recommended: RoBERT L. HousToN, D ivision Administrator • . WASHINGTON, D. C., N ovembe1 16, 1934. 97730 ----1325-59----34 (1)

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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT The PRE 'IDENT, The White H ottse. Sm: The I-Iearing on the annexed amendment to Schedule A of the Code of Fair Competition for the Retail Trade was held on O c tob e r 23, 1934, in the Raleigh Hote l, Washington, D. C. The amendment was presented by duly qualified and authorized repre sentatives of the Trade, complying with statutory requirements, s u h repre;)entatives b eing memb ers of the National Retail Drug Code Authority. In accordance with the c u stomary procedure, everyone who had fil e d a r eque t for an appearance was freely heard in public, and all statutory and r egulatory requirements were complied with. Thi amendment i s drawn to enable the National Retail Drug Code Authority and the several Loca l and JVIetropolitan Retail Drug Code Authorities to collect a.-ses ments to support the administration of the Code. The Deputy Administrator in his final report to the National Ir1du strial R ecovery Board on said amendment to said Code having foun l a h rein set forth and on the bas i of aU the proceedings in thi. mat ter : The National Industrial Recovery Board finds that : (a) The amendment to said c ode and the Code a amended are well de ignecl 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 inter -tate and foreign commerce which tend to diminish the amount the r eof, and will provide for the general welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose of cooperative action of labor and management under adequate governmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair competitive practice., by promoting the fulle t po s ible utilization of the present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restric tion of production (exc ept a. may be temporarily r equired), by in cre a sing th e con umption of industrial and agricultural products through in r r easing power by reducing and relieving unemp lo y m e n t, by improYing standards of labor and by otherwise rehabilitating inclu try. ( b) The Code a s amencl c1 complies in all re s pe c t with the p e r tinent provision of aiel Title of sa i 1 Act, including without limitation s ubsection (a) of Section 3, . ubection (a) of Section 7 and s ube tion (b) of Secti o n 10 the reof. (c) The Cole em p o w e r s the Code \_uthority to present the afore sa i c l amen 1ment on behalf of the Tra l e a s n. whole. (d) The am e n fln1ent and th Code a. umen led are not d e igned to and will n ot p ermit m ono 1 olie s or m o n op oli. tic practices. (2)

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3 (e) The amendment and the Code as amend ad are not designed to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterpri es and will not operate to discriminate against them. (f) Those engaged in other teps of the economic process have not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said amendment. For these reasons the amendment has bean approved. For the National Industrial Recovery Board: NOVE IBER 16, 1934. w. A. HARRIMAN' Administrative Officer.

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AI\1ENDI\fENT TO THE CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE RETAIL TRADE Subparagraph (f) of Paragraph (2) of Section 5 of Sche dule A of the Code of Fan Competition for the Retail Trade is hereby amended to r ad a follow s : (f) 1. It being f oundnece ary in order to upport the administratio n of thi Cot l e and to maintain the standards of fair com .petition e tabli s h e l thereunder, and to effectuate the poli c y of the Act, the National R etail Drug Code Authority and the several Loca l Com rnittee ( "'het h e r known as Loca l R etail Drug Code Authoritie , M etropolitan Retail Drug Code Authorities, or otherwise) estab li s hed h ereunder are authorized: A . To incur s uch r easona ble obligations as are neces sary and proper for th e foregoina purposes, and to me e t s u c h obligations out of fund "hi c h may be rai eel a s hereinafte r provided and which b e h eld in trus t for the purpo es of the Code; l3. To . ubmit to the National Industrial Recovery Board for its appr o , a l. ubject to s u c h n ot i ce and opportunity to be heard as it may de e m nec e . . ary; (1) An ite mized bu lget of their estimated expe n ses for the foregoing purposes, and ( 2 ) An equitabl e b as i s upon whi c h the funds nece sary to support s u c h budget shall be contributed by members of the Trade. C . After s u c h budget and bas is of contribution have been approved by the Nati ona l Industrial Re c overy Board, to determine and obtain e quitable contribution as above se t forth by all members of the Trade. and t o that end, if neces ary, to institute legal proceedings therefor in it own name . 2 . Each memb e r of the Trade pay his or its equitable contribution to the expe n ses of the maintenance of the National Retail Drug Code Authority and the severa l Loca l Committees (whether known a s L oca l Retail Drug Co de Authorities, :Metropolitan Retail Drug Code Authorities, or oth erwise) determined and hereinabove proYide l, and s ubj ect to rules an l regulations pertaining h e r e to n e d by the National Indu trial Recove r y Board. Only m embe r o f t h e Trade comp l ying with the Code and contributing to the ex pen e of its administration as h e reinabo ve provided (unles s duly exempted from making s u c h contribution) shall be entitled to partic ip ate in the selection of memb ers of the National Retail Drug Code \.uthority or any Local Committee (whether known as a Local R etail Drug Code Authority, Metropolitan Retail Drug Code Authority, or otherwi e) or to r ece ive the benefits of any of their voluntary a tivities, or to make use of any emblem or insignia of the National R{'covery Administration. 3 . The National Hetail Drug Code Authority and the several l oca l committees (whether known as Local Retail Drug Code Authorities, : Metropolitan R etail Drug Code Authorities, or otherw ise) (4)

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5 shall neither incur nor pay nny oblioation sub tantially in excess of the amount th reof a timatecl in th ir approved bud
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