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1074 Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, IsT SESSION-CHS. 785-787-AUGUST 25, 1937 the failure of Works Progress Administration employees properly to repair an opening they had made in said sidewalk: 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 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 786] August 25, 1937 S. 1810] [Private, No. 336] Carl E. Padgett. Provisions of Em- ployees' Compensa- tion Act extended to. 39 Stat. 746,747. 5 U. S. C . §§765-770. Time for fling claim. August 26, 1937 [S. 1865 [Private, No. 337] Mrs. Cliff Snider and W. M. Jordan. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of Carl E. Padgett. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the require- ments 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 pur- poses", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, are hereby waived in the case of Carl E. Padgett, of Kansas City, Missouri, formerly employed as a ward attendant, United States Veterans' Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, and the United States Employees' Compen- sation Commission is authorized and directed to consider and act upon any claim filed by him under the provisions of such Act, as amended, within six months after the date of enactment of this Act, for compensation for disability alleged to have resulted from tuber- culosis contracted by him between August 22, 1930, and May 22, 1931, while in the performance of his duties as such employee; but com- pensation, if any, shall be paid from and after the date of enactment of this Act. Approved, August 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 787] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Cliff Snider and W. M . Jordan. 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 is 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 Mrs. Cliff Snider, of Smithville, Georgia, the sum of $10,000, and to W. M . Jordan, of Smithville, Georgia, the sum of $3,225, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by them, and the death of Cliff Snider, husband of Mrs. Cliff Snider, sustained when the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a Government truck operated in connection with the Civilian Conservation Corps, on the Americus-Andersonville Highway, about eight miles north of Americus, Georgia, on October 25 1936: Pro- vided, 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 convic- tion thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 25, 1937.