Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 502||Filomeno Jiminez and Felicitas Dominguez. Payments to.|
|Chap. 502||Provisos. Condition.|
|Chap. 502||Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.|
|Chap. 502||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 hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Filomeno Jiminez the sum of $150 and to Felicitas Domingues the sum of $900 in full satisfaction of their claims against the United States to land within the Nambe Indian Reservation, New Mexico, title to which is in the United States although the lands have been occupied by claimants and their predecessors for more than sixty years:Provided, That no payment shall be made hereunder until the Secretary of the Interior shall have certified that said Filomeno Jiminez and Felicitas Dominguez have entered into an agreement satisfactory to him to vacate the
said lands within a specified period after payment shall have been made: 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 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 16, 1938.