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[71 Stat. 118]
[71 Stat. 118]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1957

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PRIVATE LAW 86-298-SEPT. 2, 1957

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Private Law 85-298 September 2, 1957 [H. R. 4336]

F i r s t National Bank of Birmingham, Ala.

.ANACT For the relief of the First National Bank of Birmingham, Alabama.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenwled^ That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the First National Bank of Birmingham, Alabama, the sum of $6,021.15. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of such bank against the United States for repayment of sums which it loaned in 1950 to the Alabama Aero-Mechanic Institute, Division of Airplane Engineers, taking as security for the loans an assignment of certain contract claims of such institute against the Veterans' Administration. The Veterans' Administration, discovering in 1951 that such institute (without the knowledge of the bank) had been guilty of fraud under the contract, refused to pay such claims to the bank and instead offset the amount of such claims against the penalties which were imposed upon such institute by reason of such fraud: 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 September 2, 1957.

Private Law 85-299 September 2, 1957 [H. R. 5061]

Harry V. Shoop imd others.

AN ACT For the relief of Harry V. Shoop, Frederick J. Bichardson, Joseph D. Rosenlieb, Joseph E. P. McCann, and Junior K. Schoolcraft.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That H a r r y V. Shoop, Frederick J. Richardson, Joseph D. Rosenlieb, Joseph E. P. McCann, and Junior K. Schoolcraft are hereby relieved of all liability to refund to the United States the sums of $1,190.20, $410.40, $636.11, $904,80, and $1,176.80, respectively. Such sums represent the respective amounts of overpayment of compensation made to the above-specified individuals and received by them in good faith covering periods from and after November 9, 1952, through February 14, 1953, during which such individuals were absent from duty as employees of the Department of the Air Force by reason of service which they were performing with the Ohio National Guard. I n the audit and settlement of the accounts of any disbursing officer of the United Sates, full credit shall be given for such respective amounts of overpayment. 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 abovespecified individuals a sum equal to the aggregate of any amounts which may have been paid by him, or which may have been withheld from amounts otherwise due him, in complete or partial satisfaction of the claim of the United States for refund of such overpayment. Approved September 2, 1957.