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65 STAT.]

PRIVATE LAW 63—MAY 18, 1951

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amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attoiney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved May TS, 1951.

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98

AN ACT May 18, 1951

To confer jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the District of. New Mexico to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of Al Parker.

[H. R. 656]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstand- ^^ Parker, ing any limitation upon the United States district courts to hear, determine, and render judgment upon tort claims against the United States which accrue prior to January 1, 1945, the jurisdiction conferred upon the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico by subsection (b) of section 1346, title 28, United States Code, is l^tatwa.^^ ^^^ hereby extended to a civil action, which may be commenced not later § i346 (b). ' ^^' ' than one year after the enactment of this Act, asserting any claim or claims of Al Parker, of El Paso, Texas, against the United States for money damages arising out of damage sustained by him as a result of the operation and use by the United States Army of certain land in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, as an anti-aircraft artillery practice firing range. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, all provisions of law applicable in and to such subsection, and applicable to judgments therein and appeals therefrom, are hereby made equally applicable in respect of the civil action authorized by this Act: Provided, however. That nothing in this Act does or shall constitute an admission of liability on the part of the Government of the United States of America. Approved May 18, 1951.

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99

AN ACT May 18, 1951

For the relief of Mario Pucci, Giacomo Favetti, Giuseppe Omati, Vincenzo Andreani, Laiubruno Sarzanini, and Alessandro Costa.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Reficsentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purposes of the immigration and naturalization laws, Mario Pucci, Giacomo Favetti, Giuseppe Omati, Vincenzo Andreani, Lambruno Sarzanini, and Alessandro Costa shall be considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act, upon the payment by them of the required visa fees and head taxes. Upon the granting of permanent residence to such aliens, as provided for in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control oflficer to deduct six numbers from the appropriate quota for the first year tluit such quota is available. Approved May 18, 1951.

[H. R. 1150]

Quota deduction,