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74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CHS. 543, 558. JUNE 8, 15, 1936. [CHAPTER 543.] AN ACT For the relief of the Thomas Marine Railway Company, Incorporated. 2315 June 8, 19S6. IH.R.4148.l [PrIvate, No. 604.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Oongress assembled, That the Secretary w~~oTarmstroBot (talk)nel!:~: of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed tolay, porated. ' out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriate ,to Payment to. the Thomas Marme Railway Company, Incoryorated, the sum of $974, such sum being in full settlement of al claims against the Government. The said Thomas Marine Railway Company, Incor- porated, sustained damages to the extent of $974 due to negligent handling of the United States Quartermaster Corps tug Sprigg Carroll by United States Coast Guard patrol boats CG-232 and CG-196 on April 22, 1932, at Morehead CIty)...North Carolina, while in possession of the Thomas Marine Railway company, Incorporated, enroute Fort Moultrie, South Carolina, to Norfolk, Virginia, for repairs: Provided, That no part of the amount ap?ropriated in this f!"orrt!i' ttor Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paId or delivered to neTarmstroBot (talk)etc.:~!s~ a - 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 J collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriate<1 in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of serv- ices rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any ferson violating the provisions of Penaltyforviolatlon. this Act shall be deemed guilty 0 a misdemeanor and upon convic- tion thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 8, 1936. [CHAPTER 558.] AN ACT Conferring juril;dietion upon the United States Distrid Court for the District of Connecticut to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of Elizabeth Kurau. June IS, 1936. (S. 1435.) (Private, No. 605.) Be it enacted by tl"e Renate awl IIou~<;;e of Repre8cntati-ves of the United States of America in Congress GssC1nbled That jurisdiction Eli7.abet!"t J\urau. . ~' fI 1 Tl' .1S D" . C f 1 JUrisdictIOn con- IS here y con erre( upon t 1e L mteu tates Istrlct ourt or t 1e rerred on district court Distric of Connecticut to hear, determine, and render judg-- to hear, etc., claim of. ment, as if the United States were suable in tort, upon the claIm of Elizabeth Kurau, of Torrington, Connecticut, for damages resulting from injuries received by her on April 2, 1934, near Torrmgton, COll- necticut, by reason of an automobile collision in which a Civilian Con~rvation ~orps automobile truck was involveu: Provided, That fJ:tt:iion on judg- the Juugment, If any, shaH not exceed the sum of $5,000. ment. SEC. 2 . Suit upon such claim may be instituted at any time within ~ommencement 01 one year after the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding the lapse SUIt. of time or any statute of limitations. Proceedings for the determi- Proceedings. nation of such claim, and appeals from and payment of any judg- ment thereon, shall be in the same manner as in the cases of claims over which such court has jurisdiction under the provisions of paragraph twentieth of section 24 of the Judicial Code, as amended. u. S . c ., p.1ZlO. Approved, June 15, 1936.