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75TH CONGRESS, IST SESSION-CHS. 419-421 -JUNE 29, 1937 [CHAPTER 419] June 29, 1937 [H. R . 4023] [Private, No. 193] AN ACT For the relief of Lucy Jane Ayer. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Lucy Jane Ayer. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- aymento. tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Lucy Jane Ayer, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries caused as a result of an accident involving an Army vehicle near Dodsonville, Lf r iitationon attor- Ohio, on September 24, 1933: Provided, That no part of the amount ey's, etc., fees. appropriated 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 claim. 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 claim, any con- Penalty for viola- tract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the pro- visions 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 29, 1937. [CHAPTER 420] June 29, 1937 [H. R. 51461 [Private, No. 194] Sarah E. Palmer. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. June 29, 1937 [H. R. 5214] [Private, No. 195] Charles W. Benton. Claim of, submitted to District Court. AN ACT For the relief of Sarah E. Palmer. 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 to Sarah E. Palmer, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government for injuries suffered as the result of her car having been struck by an Army truck in Baltimore on October 10 1932, and for expenses and losses resulting therefrom: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with such claim. 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 claim, 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 29, 1937. [CHAPTER 421] AN ACT Conferring jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of Charles W. Benton. 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 East- ern District of Arkansas to hear, determine, and render judgment, as 1012 n t