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[69 Stat. 62]
[69 Stat. 62]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1955

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PRIVATE LAW 178-JULY 11, 1955

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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 11, 1955. Private Law 178 AN ACT For the relief of Mi's. Berta Mansergh.

July 11, 1955 [H.R. 2933]

Mrs. Berta Mansergh. 66 Stat. 182. 8 USC 1182.

CHAPTER 321

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding the provision of section 212(a)(9) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Mrs. Berta Mansergh may be admitted to the United States for permanent residence if she is found to be otherwise admissible under the provisions of that Act: Provided, That this exemption shall apply only to a ground for exclusion of which the Department of State or the Department of Justice had knowledge prior to the enactment of this Act. Approved July 11, 1955, Private Law 179

CHAPTER 322 AN ACT For the relief of Eufronio D. Espina.

July 11, 1955 [H.R. 3069]

Be it enacted by the Senate and Hoime of Representatives of the Eufronio Espina. United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the pur66 Stat. 163. 8 USC 1101 note. poses of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Eufronio D. Espina shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment Quota deduction, of this Act, upou payment of the required visa fee. Upon the granting of permanent residence to such alien as provided for in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the appropriate quota for the first year that such quota is available. Approved July 11, 1955. Private Law 180 July 11, 1955 [H. R. 3194]

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CHAPTER 323 AN ACT For the relief of E. S. Berney.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon the United States District Court for the District of Nevada to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of E. S. Berney, of Fallon, Nevada, against the United States for damages sustained as the result of any representations made to him by responsible officers of the Department of the Navy that the Navy would take over his ranches to be used as part of a bombing range on or before October 1, 1943. SEC. 2. In the determination of such claim, the United States shall be held liable for such damages, and for any acts committed by any of its officers or employees, to the same extent as if the United States were a private person.