Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 785||L.E. Geary.
46 Stat., 1070; ante, 194.
|Chap. 785||Proviso. Limitation on attorney’s, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 785||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 the appropriation “"New Vessel for Indian Service, Alaska, Emergency Construction"”, contained in the First Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1931 (46 Stat. 1070), the sum of $420 to L. E. Geary, of Seattle, Washington in full settlement of his claim against the Government for services rendered in preparing preliminary plans and estimates for a new ship for use in Alaska by the Indian Service: 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, August 27, 1935.