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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 510, 512 -JULY 19, 1937 [CHAPTER 510] AN ACT For the relief of James H. Smith. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the JaymeSn to.th. 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 not otherwise appropriated, to James H. Smith, of Washington, District of Columbia, formerly employed as laboratorian in roentgenology by the United States Veterans' Bureau, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government for injuries received by him as a result of X-ray burns sustained by him in August 1922 and March 1923 while employed at the United States veterans' hospital at Dwight, Illinois, and at the United States Veterans' Bureau regional office at Lex- °tiionattor- ington, Kentucky: Provided, That no part of the amount appropri- ney's , etc., fees. ated in this Act in excess of 10 percentum 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 Penalty for viola- 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 19, 1937. [CHAPTER 512] July 19, 1937 [H. R. 458] [Private, No. 246] Eva Markowitz. Payment to, in monthly installments. Procisto. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. Commencement of payments. AN ACT For the relief of Eva Markowitz. 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 not otherwise appropriated, to Eva Markowitz, of New York City, New York, for herself and on behalf of her three minor children, not to exceed $4,000, in monthly install- ments of $90 each, in full settlement of all claims against the Gov- ernment on account of the death of her husband, the late Max Mark- owitz, who fell from and was run over by a Government-owned truck on April 30, 1935, when he was being transported from assigned work at the United States Northeastern Penitentiary, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or deliv- ered 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 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: Provided further, That payments hereunder shall commence on the first day of the calendar month following the enactment of this Act. Approved, July 19, 1937. July 19, 1937 [I. 1257] [Private, No. 245] 1036