Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 507||Jose Ramon Cordova. Payment to, for personal injuries.|
|Chap. 507||Proviso. Limitation on attorney's. etc., fees.|
|Chap. 507||Penalty for violation.|
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 Jose Ramon Cordova, of Farmington, New Mexico, the sum of $3,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, for injuries sustained, during February 1915, while in the discharge of his duties as member of a posse organized by the United States marshal for the district of Utah for the capture of Tse-Ne-Gat, alias Everett Hatch, a Piute Indian charged with murder: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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, June 13, 1934.