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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 788-790-AUGUST 25, 1937 [CHAPTER 788] AN ACT For the relief of Sue F. Melton. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwith- standing 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 per- formance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved Septem- ber 7, 1916, as amended, the United States Employees' Compensation Commission be, and the same is hereby, authorized and directed to receive and consider, when filed, the claim of Sue F. Melton on account of the death of her daughter, Mattie Ruth Melton, on March 10, 1934, as a result of personal injuries sustained while in the performance of her official duties as district home-demonstration agent of the United States Department of Agriculture, and to deter- mine said claim upon its merits under the provisions of the said Act: Provided,That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, August 25, 1937. August 25, 1937 [S. 2152] [Private, No. 338] Sue F. Melton. Provisions of Em- ployees' Compensa- tion Act extended to. 39 Stat. 746,747. 5 U. 8. C. §§765- 770. Proviso. No prior benefits. [CHAPTER 789] AN ACT For the relief of W. G. Adams. 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 W. G . Adams the sum of $500 in full satisfaction for his claim against the United States for damages arising out of personal injuries suf- fered when he was struck by a Civilian Conservation Corps truck, near Flagstaff, Arizona, on September 8, 1936: 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 connection 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 per- son 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 790] AN ACT For the relief of Park B. Brandon and Robert G. Teer. 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 Park B. Brandon, of Braman, Oklahoma, the sum of $3,500, and to Robert G. Teer, of Braman, Oklahoma, the sum of $248.49, in full August 25,1937 [S.2241] [Private, No. 339] W. O. Adams. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 25, 1937 IS. 2262] [Private, No. 3401 Park B. Brandon and Robert 0. Teer. Payment to. 1075