Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 613||John Walker. Payment to.|
|Chap. 613||Proviso. Limitation on attorney’s, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 613||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 John Walker, of Hays, Montana, or his heirs, the sum of $200 in full settlement of his claim against the United States for destruction of a one-room log house and equipment located on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana, during a diphtheria epidemic on said reservation, in the winter of 1933: 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 attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, 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 19, 1936.