Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 334||S. Dak. State Hospital for the Insane.|
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, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the South Dakota State Hospital for the Insane, Yankton, South Dakota, the sum of $8,124.29, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for compensation for services furnished Indian patients from the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian Agencies: 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 21, 1954.