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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 694, 707, 708-AUGUST 17, 19, 1937 [CHAPTER 694] August 17, 1937 [H. R. 3192] [Private, No. 314] Clifford L. Bonn. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of Clifford L. Bonn. 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 Clifford L. Bonn, of Traverse City, Michigan, the sum of $4,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages to him caused by injuries sustained when he slipped and fell on the ice-covered steps of the Traverse City, Michigan, post office on November 30, 1935: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 17, 1937. [CHAPTER 707] August 19, 1937 [S. 864] [Private, No. 315] James O. Cook. Provisions of Em- ployees' Compensa- tion Act extended to. 39 Stat. 746, 747. 6U. .C. §765-770. Time for filing claim. AN ACT For the relief of James O. Cook. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions and limitations of sections 15 to 20, both inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended and sup- plemented, are hereby waived in the case of James O. Cook, of Valier, Montana, formerly employed by the Civil Works Administration on the South Marias Hill Project, north of Valier, Montana; and the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized and directed to consider and act upon any claim filed with the Com- mission, within six months after the date of the enactment of this Act, by said James O. Cook for compensation under the provisions of such Act of September 7, 1916, as amended and supplemented, for disability due to injuries received by him in the performance of his duties during the time he was so employed. Approved, August 19, 1937. [CHAPTER 708] August 19, 1937 [H. R.854] [Private, No. 316] Robert Coates. Provisions of Em- ployees' Compensa- tion Act extended to. 39 Stat. 746, 747. 5 U.S .C. 1 765-770. AN ACT For the relief of Robert Coates. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limita- tions of time in sections 15 to 20, both inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, are hereby waived in favor of Robert Coates, of Glass, Gloucester County, Virginia, and the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized to receive and consider his claim, under the remaining provisions of said Act, for tuberculosis alleged to have been contracted as a result of his employment on ships of the