Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 287||Edith H. Miller. Payment to.|
|Chap. 287||Proviso. Limitation on attorney’s, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 287||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, the sum of $127.64 to Edith H. Miller, widow and sole heir at law of Arthur H. Miller, deceased, formerly district superintendent of schools at Anchorage, Alaska, under the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for payment made by said Arthur H. Miller from personal funds for transporting his personal and household goods from Seattle, Washington, to Juneau,
Alaska, upon permanent change of station: 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, May 4, 1936.