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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., IST SESS.-CHS. 490, 491, 495-AUG. 19, 22, 1949 [CHAPTER 490] AN ACT For the relief of Albert Burns. 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 not otherwise appropriated, to Albert Burns, Cov- ington, Louisiana, the sum of $70.50. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Albert Burns against the United States on account of damage to his automobile sustained on June 30, 1947, when such automobile was in collision with a United States Army truck on Columbia Street, Covington, Louisiana. The driver, an enlisted man of the Army, was not acting within his scope of employment when such accident occurred: 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 notwith- standing. 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 19, 1949. 1165 August 19, 1949 [H. R. 1069] [Private Law 234] Albert Burns. [CHAPTER 491] AN ACT For the relief of Nelson Bell. 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, the sum of $2,547.61 to Nelson Bell, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and cost of court sustained as a result of an accident involving a United States Post Office Department truck, on October 29, 1942. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Treasury shall require the cancellation of judgment against Albert Worthington, the operator of the mail truck. Such judgment rendered in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, on March 23, 1948, before payment shall be made under this Act: 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 19, 1949. [CHAPTER 4951 AN ACT For the relief of W. P . Bartel. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That W. P . Bartel, certifying officer of the Interstate Commerce Commission, is hereby August 19, 1949 [H. R . 3501] [Private Law 235] Nelson Bell. August 22, 1949 [S. 2170] [Private Law 23]1 W. P . Bartel.