Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.

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Chapter 507
June 16, 1938.  | [H.R. 7817.] 52 Stat., 1355

An Act For the relief of C.G. Bretting Manufacturing Company

Margin Notes
Chap. 507 C.G. Bretting Manufacturing Company. Payment to.
Chap. 507 R.S. §§ 3709, 3744. 41 U.S.C. §§ 5, 16.
Chap.507 Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Chap. 507 Penalty for violation.

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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, the sum of $2,536.66 to the C.G. Bretting Manufacturing Company, of Ashland, Wisconsin, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for building a hoist, and for labor, repairs, and materials furnished from April 14 to June 27, 1935, for use of the Bad River sawmill and house project under the jurisdiction of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Agency, Ashland, Wisconsin, which were procured without compliance with sections 3709 and 3744 of the United States Revised Statutes requiring a written contract with the lowest bidder for performance of such work: 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 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.

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