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75THI CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 490, 491-JULY 12, 1937 upon such notice it shall be the duty of the Attorney General to cause the United States attorney in such district to appear and defend for the United States: Provided further, That such suit sutmm.ement of shall be begun within six months of the date of the approval of this Act. Approved, July 12, 1937. [CHAPTER 491] AN ACT For the relief of certain employees of the Division of Investigation, Department of the Interior, and certain disbursing officers of the Department of the Interior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to allow payment or credit, as the case may be, and upon approval thereof by the Secretary of the Interior, in connection with the following claims or paid vouchers for traveling expenses on change of station or for mileage of personally owned automobiles in the same manner and to the same extent as though the required authorization had been issued prior to the date the expense was incurred: (1) To allow payment to the following-named persons in the amounts stated, from appropriations chargeable therefor: John L. Buckey, $5.15; Agnes L. Burke, $17.82; Celia E. Davis, $5.15; Cecil J. Dowd, $28.33; Dan W. Herring, $5.15; John W. Jackson, $141.37; Alexander F. Kelly, $75.40; William H. Selvey, $45.06; Maurice P. Shaner, $47.90; Owen B. Sherwood, $47.96; and Miller L. West, $114.40; (2) To allow credit in the account of Frank A. Lewis, special disbursing agent, accounts for September and October, 1933, as follows: Voucher 2794 (James W. Smith), $63.25; voucher 2795 (C. L. Anderson), $8.65; voucher 2981 (Joseph L. Quinn), $57.95; voucher 2983 (Avary H. Alcorn) $131.40; voucher 3011 (J. M. Flanigan, Junior), $141.85; voucher 3013 (Howard E. Tyson), $113.70; voucher 3014 (Kent B. Knox), $165.15; voucher 3015 (W. H . Pontius), $114.60; voucher 3016 (Tilden E. Guillory), $28.05; voucher 3018 (F. H . Martin), $112.70; voucher 3024 (A. P. Thorn- ton), $64.85; voucher 3025 (R. L. Knight), $109.65; voucher 3036 (Joe DeuPree), $49.80; voucher 3047 (Walter S. Behrens), $82.40; voucher 3041 (J. N. Inglish), $103.35; voucher 3042 (M. C . Parrish, Junior), $92.45; voucher 3043 (G. H. Flagg), $110.30; voucher 3044 (J. G. Floyd), $75.70; voucher 3045 (Wilson Keyes), $137.55; voucher 3069 (Halvor P. McGrath), $21; voucher 3070 (Joe C. Hemphill), $33.30; voucher 3077 (Glenn O. Briscoe), $35.10; voucher 3081 (J. H. Lawrence), $84.45; and voucher 3378 (J. H. Lawrence), $14.05; (3) To allow credit in the account of G. F. Allen, chief disburs- ing officer, account for November 1934, as follows: Voucher 459021 (W. A. Whittlesey), $58.80; (4) 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 connec- tion with these claims, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract 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, July 12, 1937. July 12, 1937 [H. R. 2774] [Private, No. 229] Division of Investi- gation, etc., Interior Department. Credits or payments for traveling expenses, etc., of persons desig- nated. Payments. Credits in accounts. G. F . Allen. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 1029