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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 458 , 459-JULY 8, 1937 [CHAPTER 458] AN ACT For the relief of Dorothy McCourt. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to Dorothy McCourt, of Los Angeles, California, the sum of $1,371. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages sustained by the said Dorothy McCourt on account of injuries suffered by herself on May 4, 1934, on Pine Canyon Road, in the county of Los Angeles, State of California, in a collision involving the car in which she was a pas- senger and a Government vehicle in the service of the Civilian Conservation Corps: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum 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 appro- priated 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, July 8, 1937. [CHAPTER 459] AN ACT For the relief of John Brennan. 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 allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to John Brennan, of Foster, Oregon, the sum of $500 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for damages for personal injuries suffered on January 12, 1936, on the Quartzville-Foster Road in Linn County, Oregon, when run down by a motortruck owned by the United States Forest Service bearing license numbered DA-8089 and driven by Edwin D. Bacon, of Company 2907-CCC, Cascadia, Oregon: Provided, that no part of the amount appro- priated 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, July 8, 1937. 1021 July 8, 1937 [H. R. 607] [Private, No. 212] Dorothy McCourt. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 8, 1937 [H. R . 1235] [Private, No. 213] John Brennan. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor. ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion.