PRIVATE LAW 96-55—JULY 2, 1980
94 STAT. 3595
appropriated, make monthly payments to Isaac David Cosson of Clermont, Florida, in amounts determined in accordance with section 2 of this Act. Such p^ments shall be in full satisfaction of any claim against the United States relating to the injuries suffered by Mr. ODSSOU as a result of the accidental bombing of the yard near his home by an aircraft of the United States Army on August 11, 1944. SEC. 2. (a) Each monthlv amount payable under this Act shall be e(iual to one-twelfth of $i8,000, adjusted in accordance with subsection (b). (b)(1) On or before February 28 of each year, the Secretary of the Treasury shall adjust the $18,000 amount referred to in section 2(a)(l), with respect to the twelve months begiiming after such date, by the percent change, if any, which he determines to have occurred in the price index published for December of the previous year from the price index published for the month in which this Act is enacted. (2) The monthly amount payable after a(]ijustment under this section shall be rounded to the nearest dollar (rounding any amount which is $0.50 or higher to the next highest dollar), except that no adjustment shall be for less than $1. SEC. 3. Amounts payable by this Act for any month shall be paid on or before the last day of such month. Such p a r e n t s shall commence with payment for the second month which begins after the date of the enactment of this Act, and shall cease with respect to months beginning after the month in which the date of Mr. CoSSon's death occurs. SEC. 4. For the purposes of this Act "price index" means the "Price index. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor. SEC. 5. The provisions of this Act shall be effective notwithstanding any provision either in the Act of December 3, 1945 (59 Stat. 801), or in the Act of May 10, 1950 (64 Stat. A46). Approved July 2, 1980.
Private Law 96-55 96th Congress
For the relief of Clarence S. Lyons.
July 2, 1980 [H.R. 3818]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Secretary Clarence S. of the Treasury is authorized andoirected to pa^ out of any money in Lyons. the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Clarence S. Lyons, of Louisville, Kentucky, the sum of $36,858.00. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Clarence S. Lyons against the United States arising out of the ii^'ury of his right eye which he sustained while working in the prison industries at the United States Public Health Hospital, Lexin^n, Kentucky, in March 1943. 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 Uiis claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Violation, Act shall be deemed guuty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction penalty. thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved July 2, 1980.