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t.5iH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 551 , 555 , 558 -Jul 30, 1937 August 2, 3, 1937 [CHAPTER 551] AN ACT For the relief of N. C . Nelson. 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 be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to settle the claim of N. C . Nelson for remission of liquidated damages in connection with the painting of certain build- ings at the Veterans' Administration hospital, Chillicothe, Ohio, and to allow said claim in the amount of $870 in addition to the amount paid to said N. C. Nelson under contract numbered VBc-374, dated November 3, 1928; and there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $870 for payment of the claim: 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 notwith- standing. 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 30, 1937. [CHAPTER 555] AN ACT For the relief of J. R. Collie and Eleanor Y. Collie. 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 J. R. Collie and Eleanor Y. Collie, of Raleigh, North Carolina, father and mother of J. R. Collie, Junior, deceased, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,500 in full satisfaction of their claims against the United States for the death of said J. R. Collie, Junior, a civilian employee, who was killed while in the employment of the United States Motor Transport Corps by an Army truck, numbered 225, at the Army supply base, Norfolk, Virginia, on August 15, 1919: 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, August 2, 1937. [CHAPTER 558] AN ACT For the relief of Asa J. Hunter. 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 Asa J. Hunter the sum of $250. Such sum shall be in full satis- faction of all claims against the United States for damages resulting 1041 July 30, 1937 [Hi. R . 4246] [Private, No. 256] N. C. Nelson. Remission of liqui- dated damages. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion August 2, 1937 [I. 455] [Private, No. 257] J. R . and Eleanor Y. Collie. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 3, 1937 [8. 1067] [Private, No. 258] Asa J. Hunter. Payment to.