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PRIVATE LAW 4 1 7 - J U N E 14, 1954
Private Law 416
C H A P T E R 296
AN ACT To authorize the appointment as United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, of Colonel Leland Hazelton Hewitt, United States Army, retired, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding the provisions of section 2 of the Act of July 31, 1894 (28 Stat. 205), as amended (5 U.S.C. 62), Colonel Leland Hazelton Hewitt, United States Army, retired, may be appointed as the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, designated by Article 2 of a treaty between the United States of America and Mexico regarding the utilization of waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande River, signed in Washington on February 3, 1944. SEC. 2. Colonel Leland Hazelton Hewitt's appointment to and acceptance of this commissionership shall in no way affect any status, office, rank, or grade he may occupy or hold as a retired officer of the United States Army, or any emolument, perquisite, right, privilege, or benefit incident to or arising out of any such status, office, rank or grade. He shall, however, receive the compensation provided for the office of United States Commissioner of said International Boundary and Water Commission, in lieu of retired pay to which he would be entitled as a retired officer of the United States Army. Approved June 11, 1954. Private Law 417
June 11, 1954 [H. R. 9004]
C o l. Leland H. Hewitt.
59 Stat. 1222.
AN ACT For the relief of Henry C. Hush and other Foreijin Service officers.
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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to each of the following officers and employees of the Foreign Service of the United States the sum designated in full satisfaction of such officer's or employee's claim against the United States for compensation for reasonable and necessary personal property lost while in the course of his duties as a result of war and conditions resulting from war: Henrv C. Bush, $6,000; Anna Charlton, $2,656.50; Thomas J. Cory, ^85; Edna B. Crilley, $204.50; Robert B. Dreessen, $631; Hubert F. Ferrell, $1,000: Helene E. Fischer, $1,000; Christine M. Hardy, $462.50; Clive E. Knowlson, $851; Edwin W. Martin, $2,506.15; Donald B. McCue, $1,300.98; Evelyn B. Mitchell, $222.50; Josef L. Norris, $141.50; Vincoe M. Paxton, $1,010.50; Bertrand L. Pinsonnault, $73; George H. Earle, III, $12,830: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney 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 June 14, 1954.
Jtine 14, 1954 [H. R. 5765]
H e nr y C. Bush and others.