Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 205||Thomas F. Gardiner. Adjustment of claim authorized.|
|Chap. 205||Proviso. Limitation on attorney’s, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 205||Penalty for violation.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to settle and adjust the claim of Thomas F. Gardiner arising out of his contract entered into December 1930 for furnishing transportation by means of a dog team to G. R. Gardner, Superintendent of Education, Southwest District of Alaska, Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, in connection with an inspection trip by the said superintendent to the various schools in his district, and to allow in full and final settlement of said claim an amount not exceeding the sum of $200.50. There is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $200.50, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the payment of such claim: 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, April 10, 1936.