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75TH CONGRESS, IsT SESSION-CHS. 799-801 -AUGUST 25, 1937 [CHAPTER 799] AN ACT Conferring jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of the Dela- ware Bay Shipbuilding Company, Incorporated. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey to hear, determine, and render judgment, as if the United States were suable in tort, upon the claim of the Dela- ware Bay Shipbuilding Company, Incorporated, of Leesburg, New Jersey, for damages to its marine railway in the Maurice River, at Leesburg, New Jersey, allegedly by reason of being struck by United States Coast Guard patrol boat CG-227, on November 6, 1931: Pro- vided, That the United States shall be permitted to file, and the said court shall hear and determine, any counterclaim or set-off as the result of alleged damage to United States Coast Guard patrol boat CG-227 by reason of striking said marine railway of the Delaware Bay Shipbuilding Company, ncorporated. SEC. 2. Suit upon such claim may be instituted at any time within one year after the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding the lapse of time or any statute of limitations. Proceedings for the deter- mination of such claim, appeals therefrom, and payment of any judg- ment thereon shall be in the same manner as in the cases over which such court has jurisdiction under the provisions of paragraph twentieth of section 24 of the Judicial Code, as amended. Approved, August 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 800] AN ACT For the relief of Hans Everson. 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, the sum of $3,500 to Hans Everson Phillips, Wisconsin, in full settle- ment of all claims against the Government of the United States for personal injuries suffered by him on February 12, 1935, when the sleigh on which he was riding was struck by a United States Civilian Conservation Corps truck, on County Highway E, Price County, Wisconsin: 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 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 801] AN ACT For the relief of Norman E. Sherman and Banks W. Smith. 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 hereby is, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to 1079 August 25, 1937 [H. R . 3276] [Private, No. 349] Delaware Bay Ship- building Company, Inc. Claim of, referred to district court. Proviso. Counterclaim. Institution of suit. Proceedings, etc. 28V. a. . c41 (20). August 25, 1937 [H. R. 3551] [Private, No. 350] Hans Everson. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., feds. Penalty for viola tion. August 25, 197 [H. R. 4506 [Private, No. 351 Norman E. 8br- man and Banks W. Smith. Payment to.