Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 204||David Duquaine, Jr. Payment to.|
|Chap. 204||Provisos. To be handled as other Indian moneys.|
|Chap. 204||Limitation on attorney’s, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 204||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 the superintendent and special disbursing agent of the Keshena Agency for deposit to the credit of David Duquaine, Junior, minor son of David Duquaine, Senior, of the village of Neopit, Wisconsin, the sum of $1,061.09 in full settlement of his claim against the United States, or any employee thereof, for injuries sustained by being severely burned, due to the negligence of a Government nurse, while receiving treatment in a Government hospital, located on the Menominee Indian Reservation at Keshena, Wisconsin: Provided, That said $1,061.09 shall be handled in the same manner as other individual Indian moneys and out
of said appropriation the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay the court costs in the case of David Duquaine, Junior, against Audra Ball, in the county seat of Shawano County, Wisconsin, upon proper release of the judgment in said case being obtained and entered of record: 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, April 10, 1936.