Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 721||John Fanning. Payment to.|
|Chap. 721||Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 721||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 Fanning, of Tucson, Arizona, the sum of $2,000 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States arising out of property damage and personal injuries suffered when the automobile he was driving was struck by a truck driven by an employee of the Indian Service, Interior Department, on United States Highway Numbered 66, near Flagstaff, Arizona, on May 30, 1936: 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, June 25, 1938.