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75TH CONGRESS, 1sT SESSION-CHS. 615 -617-AUGUST 12, 1987 [CHAPTER 615] August 12, 1937 IS. 18811 [Private, No. 277] Consolidated Air- craft Corporation. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation. 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 the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation the sum of $79,116.88, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for additional costs incurred by such corporation in the performance of a contract with the Department of the Navy dated June 13, 1933 (contract numbered No.- 31792): 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 ren- dered 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 616] AN ACT To provide for the reimbursement of certain civilian employees of the Navy for the value of personal effects destroyed in a fire at the Naval Air Station, Hamp- ton Roads, Virginia, May 15, 1936. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the btation, United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- oads, va. Sment of tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed ropety to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $1,101.20, or such portion as may be necessary, to pay claims of civilian employees of the United States Navy for the value of personal effects destroyed as the result of a fire at the Naval Air to h Station, Hampton Roads, Virginia, May 15, 1936: Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy shall determine the amount to be paid here- ionattor- under to each claimant: And provided further, That no part of the e es . 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 connection with said claims. 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 claims, for viola- 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 m any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 12, 1937. [CHAPTER 617] August 12, 1937 [H. R. 5158] IPrvatn. Kn 9701 AN ACT For the relief of John P. Ryan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the John P. Ryan. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to John P. Ryan, 1050 August 12, 1937 [H. R . 4676] [Private, No. 278] Naval Air Hampton Ri Reimburse certain empl personal pr Proros. Amount claimant. Limitatloi ney's, etc., f Penalty tion.