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2332 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II . CBS. 664--666. JUNE 20, 1936. claim against the United States for injuries sustained on July 262 1929, in the Federal Building at Juneau while in the performance of his duties as United States Commissioner at Juneau, Alaska: Pro- PrL,OfI!MI'1 tt vided, That no part of the amount anpropriated in this Act in excess Imltat on on a or- h fh11be'" dl' ed . db ney's, etc" fees. of10percentumt ereo s a paId or elver to or receIve y 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, with- hold, 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 notwith- Penalty ror violation. standing. 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. June 20. 1936. IH. R . 2400.) IPrh·ate. No. ' 147.) nJancbe Knigbt. Payment to. Approved, June 20, 1936. [CHAPTER 665.] AN ACT For the relief of Blanche Knight. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United State8 of A.rnerica in Oongress (J)jse'mbled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated2 to Blanche Knight, of Bibb County, Georgia, the sum of $5,000 III full settle- ment of all claims agamst the United States for the death of her husband, Sam Knight, who was shot and killed by a Federal pro- f.r:t::ilon on attor- hibition agent on August 1, 193~, at ~acon; Georg,ia: Pr01Jided, That DeY'S, etc., fees. no part of the amount approprIated III thIS Act III 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 ren- dered 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 connec- tion with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Penalty for violation. Any pers~m violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shalll-e fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 20, 1936. [CHAPTER 666.] AN ACT June 20.1936. In. R . 2495.) For the relief of Thomas Berchel Burke. (PrIvate, No. 648 .) Be it enaeted by the 'Senate and House of Representatives of the Thomas Bercbel United States of Arnerica in Oongl'e8S a8semhled, That the United B~~1s10DS of E.m. States Employees' Compensation Commission shall be, and it is ~~l:S~~do:~~tlon hereby, authorized and directed to receive and consider the claim of Thomas Berchel Burke, former employee of the United States Public Vol. 39, p. 746. U.S.C., p.98. Health Service at New Orleans} LouiSIana, for injury alleged to have been sustained on or about February 13, 1917, under the provisions of an Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, except that the time limitations in sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of said Act are hereby waived, any compensation here- under to commence from and after the passage of this Act. Approved, June 20. 1936.