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65 STAT.]

PRIVATE LAW 148—JULY 16, 1951

A57

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 July 13, 1951.

Private Law 147

CHAPTER

225

AN ACT For the relief of Joseph A. Myers, Hazel C. Myers, and Helen Myers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Joseph A. Myers, Hazel C. Myers, and Helen Myers, 115 Bentley Street, Alexandria, Louisiana, the sum of $1,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of personal injuries and loss in earnings, which resulted from an accident in which the automobile owned by Joseph A. Myers was struck by an Army vehicle on Highway 71 in the Parish of Grant near Colfax, State of Louisiana, on June 13, 1943: Provided, That no part of the amount?ippropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claims. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claims, 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.

July 13, 1961 [H. R. 963]

Joseph A., Hazel C. and Helen Myers.

Approved July 13, 1951.

Private Law 148

CHAPTER 227

AN ACT For the relief of Paul D. Banning, chief disbursing officer. Treasury Department, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate arid House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,625.40 of which amount (a) not to exceed the sum of $1,641.41 shall be credited in the accounts of Paul D. Banning, chief disbursing officer, Treasury Department, not to exceed the sum of $207.68 shall be credited in the accounts of E. J. Brennan, former chief disbursing officer. Treasury Department; and not to exceed the sum of $416.31 shall be credited in the accounts of Guy F. Allen, former chief disbursing officer, Treasury Department, such credits being allowed to adjust certain overdrafts in such accounts; and (b) not to exceed the stated sums shall be paid to the following-named employees of the Bureau of Internal Revenue in reimbursement for amounts paid by them from their personal funds on account of counterfeit bills and notes accepted by them while in the discharge of their official duties: J. W. Bell; Florence Brown; Rosamond H. Cross; Charles

July 16, 1951 [S. 1438]

Paul D. B a n n i n g and others.