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74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CHS. 316, 317. MAY 5, 1936. [CHAPTER 316.] AN ACT For the relief of Captain Chester Gracie. 2275 May Ii. 1936. (H.R .47N .) [Private, No. 512.1 Be it enacted by the Senate and H 0'U8e. of Representatives of the United States 01 America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Captain Chester of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, °'PTarmstroBot (talk) 14:38, 19 November 2014 (UTC)eDt to. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $281.83 to Captain Chester Gracie, in full settlement of all claims of said Captam Chester Gracie against the Government of the United States for damage to his Paige automobile, resulting from a collision on November 22, 1919, between said Paige automo- bile, which was being driven in a lawful manner, and a truck owned by the War Department of the United States Government, which was being operated in a reckless and negligent manner by Elias Hanna, a private in the United States Army: Provided, That no part Pr L · OIl.iSO . . t f . . h'A . f lInltatlOD on a tor- o the amount approprIated III t IS ct III excess 0 10 per centum ney's, etc. , rl'. es . thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in con- nection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or -rece:ve 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 per- Pen"lty Cor violation. son violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guiltv of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, May 5, 1936. [CHAPTER 317.] AN ACT For the relief of the Moffat Coal Company. ~.hy 5. 19311. IH. R . 41151.] -[I>ri\'ute. No• .513 .] Be it enacted by the Senate and nOUl~e of Represen.tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- Moffat Coal Com· troller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized pa.~~j~strneDt or claim and directed to adjust and settle the claim of the Moffat Coal Com- authorlZl"l , puny under contract 'V-503-qm-7256, dated May 2:3, 1930, for the delivery of certain coal to the Fitzsimons General Hospital and which contract was canceled after part £erformance due to the substitution of gas as fuel at the hospital. There is authorized to be allowed not exceeding $1,332.96 in full and final settlement of all claims arising under or by reason of the contract, and an appropria- .\p[Jrupriation. tion is hereby made out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated of a sum not to exceed $1,3:-32.96 for payment of the claim: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this n:;:t~~tion on attor- Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered ney's. etc.• tees. 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 Pen.i1ly Cor violation shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1)000. Approved, ~lay 5, 1936.