Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.

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Chapter 884
August 28, 1937.  | [S. 2299.] 50 Stat., 1102.

An Act For the relief of M. M. Twichel

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Chap. 884 M. M. Twichel. Payment to.
Chap. 884 Provisos. Condition.
Chap. 884 Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Chap. 884 Penalty for violation.

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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 to M. M. Twichel of Saint Ignatius, Montana, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,346.66, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in full and complete satisfaction of his claim against the United States for compensation for services rendered and expenses incurred in connection with the burial of Indians on the Flathead Reservation, Montana, prior to April 30, 1937: Provided, That before any payment is made hereunder the Secretary of the interior shall certify that no part of the amount claimed has heretofore been paid: 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, August, 28, 1937.

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