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conferred upon the United States District Court of the District of Delaware by subsection (b) of section 1346, title 28, United States Code, is hereby extended to a civil action, which may be commenced not later than one year after the enactment of this Act, asserting any claim or claims of Alvin Smith, of New Castle, Delaware, against the United States for money damages arising out of property damage sustained by him as a result of the construction and maintenance of the New Castle United States Army Air Base, New Castle, Delaware. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, all provisions of law applicable in and to such subsection and applicable to judgments therein and appeals therefrom, are hereby made equally applicable in respect of the civil action authorized by this Act: Provided, however, That nothing in this Act does or shall constitute an admission of liability on the part of the Government of the United States of America. Approved April 17, 1951.
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62 Stat. 933. 28 U.S.C., Sup.IV, J 1346 (b).
CHAPTER 3 1 AN ACT
April 17, 1961 [H. R. 1682]
For the relief of Captain Marciano O. Garces.
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, to Captain Marciano O. Garces, of Cebu City, Republic of the Philippines, the sum of $810, in full settlement of all claims against the United States in reimbursement of a like sum of money advanced by him on May 21, 1942, to an officer of the United States Army for the purpose of hiring laljorers to bring food to a Japanese prison camp for the use of American and Filipino prisoners of war held therein: 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 April 17, 1951.
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Capt. Marciano Oaroes.
CHAPTER 3 3 AN ACT For the relief of Joseph Bernstein.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That, for the purIX)ses of the immigration and naturalization laws, Joseph Bernstein shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act, upon payment of the required visa fee and head tax. Upon the granting of permanent residence to such alien as provided for in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota officer to deduct one number from the appropriate quota for the first year that such quota is available. Approved April 20, 1951.
April 20, 1951 [ H. R. 1479]