Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 63 Part 1.djvu/1170

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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 317-319-JULY 13, 1949 [63 STAT. 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 July 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 318] July 13, 1949 [H. R. 1496] [Private Law 162] Mrs. Thelma Lee Rynaard (formerly Thelma Lee Orwig). AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Thelma Lee Rynaard. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenbled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Thelma Lee Rynaard (formerly Thelma Lee Orwig), of Martinez, California, the sum of $5,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Mrs. Thelma Lee Rynaard against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and loss of earnings incurred by her as the result of having fallen, on July 4, 1942, from a bridge on the Larch Mountain Trail, Multnomah County, Oregon, under the jurisdiction of the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture, such fall having been caused by the collapse of a guard rail of such brigPridge: Proed, 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 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 July 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 819] AN ACT For the relief of Thomas M. Bates. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $5,000 to Thomas M. Bates, of Miami, Florida, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and other losses sustained as result of being injured in a collision between a freight train of the Seaboard Air Line Railway Company and a trailer attached to a United States Navy vehicle, at the intersection of Northwest One Hundred and Sixty-seventh Street, on the tracks of the said Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, in Dade County, Florida, on January 19, 1944: 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 a sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved July 13, 1949. 1134 July 13, 1949 (H. R. 1676] LPrivate Law 15]3 Thomas M. Bate.