Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 837||Jerry O'Shea. Payment to, for crop damages.|
|Chap. 837||Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 837||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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of an money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Jerry O'Shea, of Blackwater, North Dakota, the sum of $275 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for damages arising out of the destruction of his crops in August 1930 by a herd of horses belonging to Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation: 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 26, 1934.