Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 164||Nelson W. Apple and others. Payment to.|
|Chap. 164||Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 164||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 Nelson W. Apple, Gallup, New Mexico, the sum of $1,000, to George Marsh, Gallup, New Mexico, the sum of $5,000, and to Camille Carmignani, Gallup, New Mexico, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by Nelson W. Apple and George Marsh, and for the death of George Carmignani, son of Camille Carmignani, sustained on the night of September 26, 1936, when the automobile in which they were riding ran into the rear of a truck, with trailer attached, of the Office of Indian Affairs, Interior Department which was parked without proper warning signals on the highway about ten miles east of Gallup, New Mexico: 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, April 15, 1938.