Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 221||Wilson H. Parks, Elsa Parks, and Jessie M. Parks. Payments to.|
|Chap. 221||Hospital charge against Jessie M. Parks canceled.|
|Chap. 221||Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 221||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 Wilson H. Parks the sum of $750, to Elsa Parks the sum of $250, and to Jessie M. Parks the sum of $1,000, all of Hay Springs, Nebraska, in full satisfaction of their claims against the United States for property damage and personal injuries resulting when the wagon in which they were riding was struck by an Indian Service automobile operated by a Home Extension Agent, on the Pine Ridge-Chadron Road, Sheridan County, Nebraska, June 8, 1934; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to cancel the hospital charges of $258 against Jessie M. Parks for hospitalization in the Pine Ridge Hospital, an Indian Service hospital, on account of said accident: 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 16, 1938.