PRIVATE LAW 86-461-SEPT. 2, 1960
[74 S T A T,
Private Law 86-461 September 2, 1960
[H. R. 11327]
For the relief of Chauncey A. Ahalt.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United /States of America in Congress assemiled, That Chauncey A. Ahalt, Dayton, Ohio, is hereby relieved of all liability to repay to the United States a sum of $1,097.11, which was erroneously paid to him by the Department of the Air Force as salary between September 26, 1954, and January 23, 1960. I n the audit and settlement of the accounts of any certifying or disbursing officer of the United States, full credit shall be given for the amount for which liability is relieved by this Act. Approved September 2, 1960. Private Law 86-462
September 2, 1960
[H. R. 11420]
Yiyr the relief of Ferdinand Hofacker.
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, the sum of $700 to Ferdinand Hofacker, route 7, Newark, Ohio, in full settlement of his claims against the United States for injuries and expenses resulting from an accident which occurred on October 17, 1952, when a team of horses driven by the said Ferdinand Hofacker were frightened by a Government radiosonde device, serial numbered 50022, which descended by parachute and fell directly in front of the team of horses causing them to bolt and run with the result that the said Ferdinand Hofacker fell across the harrow pulled by the horses. This claim does not fall within the class of claims cognizable under the Federal tort 28 USC ^*^1 et claims provisions of title 28 of the United States Code since it has 267 q. been ruled that it is subject to the exception contained in section 2680(a) of that title concerning the performance of a discretionary function on the part of the Government: 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 September 2, 1960.
F erdinand H o f • acker.
Private Law 86-463 September 2, 1960
LH- R- 11460] Edouard E. ret.
For the relief of Edouard E. Ferret.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Edouard E. Perret, Dayton, Ohio, is hereby relieved of all liability to repay to the United States a sum of $539.12 which was erroneously paid to him by the Department of the Air Force as a salary increase in 1958. I n