Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 784||E.C. Sampson. Payment to.|
|Chap. 784||Proviso. Evidence of service to be submitted. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 784||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 Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay, upon proper vouchers, out of the tribal funds belonging to the Crow Tribe of Indians of Montana in the Treasury of the United States, and in full settlement of all claims against the Government
of the United States, a sum not exceeding $600 to E.C. Sampson, irrigation engineer, of Billings, Montana, employed by the Crow Tribe to investigate, report, and testify in the matter of the claims pending in the Court of Claims entitled "The Crow Tribe of Indians against the United States", arising out of construction of irrigation project within the Crow Reservation with tribal funds: Provided, That the said E.C. Sampson shall submit with his vouchers satisfactory evidence of services rendered the said tribe: And provided further, 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 26, 1934.