Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 735||Cheyenne Indian Reservation, S. Dak. Settlement of claims, arising from bank failure.|
|Chap. 735||Proviso. Limitation on attorney’s, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 735||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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Superintendent of the Cheyenne River Agency, South Dakota, the sum of $253.13, for distribution to certain Indian lessors in full settlement of their claim against the United States, arising out of failure of a bank upon which cashier’s checks had been obtained and a decision in the case rendered by the Federal court adverse to the contention of the Government in fixing responsibility: 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, August 26, 1935.