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1048 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 12, 1937 [S. 449] [Private, No. 273] Charles Pratt. Payment to estate of. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's , etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 610 -612-AUGUST 12, 1937 to Orson Thomas, of Salt Lake City, Utah, the sum of $1,200 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages on account of injuries resulting from being struck by an Army truck on February 25, 1932, at Salt Lake City, Utah: 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 12, 1937. [CHAPTER 611] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Charles Pratt. 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 the administrator of the estate of Charles Pratt, deceased, formerly of Chittenden County, Vermont, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by Charles Pratt as the result of an accident involving a Government truck, operated in connection with the Civilian Conservation Corps, near Williston, Vermont, on January 26, 1934, which injuries contrib- uted to his death a few months thereafter: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in con- nection 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. Approved, August 12, 1937. [CHAPTER 612] August 12, 1937 [S. 1044] [Private, No. 2741 Thomas W. Seay. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. AN ACT For the relief of Thomas W. Seay. 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 Thomas W. Seay, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, the sum of $10,000 in full settlement of any and all claims against the Government on account of personal injuries sustained by him as a result of gun-shot wounds received while in the performance of his duty as a deputy sheriff attempting to arrest a counterfeiter, said injuries having resulted in his permanent total disability: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act m excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or