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2338 June 20, 1936. [H. R . 8671.] [Private, No. 660 .] 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CHS. 678, 679. JUNE 20, 1936. [CHAPTER 678.] AN ACT For the relief of R. H . Quynn, lieutenant, United States Navy. Be it e1UJJCted by the Senate mnd Iiouse of Representatives of the Lieutenant R. H . United States of America in Oongre88 assemhled, That the Secretary QWa14:49, 19 November 2014 (UTC)K. 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 $900 to R. H. Quynn, lieutenant, United States Navy, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the loss of his furniture, clothing, and other personal effects of himself and family by fire ori~inating from a house adjoining the house or quarters supplied hIm by the Navy Department, both situated inside the naval operating base, at Hampton Roads, Virginia; said fire occurring at the time he was stationed in the line of duty at the said Prot:i80S. Conditions. naval ()perating base, and being without fault or negligence on his part: Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy shall have deter- mined that the said officer was occupying' his said quarters in the line of duty, and that the loss occurred without fault or negligence on his part, which finding or determination of the Secretary of the Navy shall be conclusive upon the accounting officers of the Treas- L~mitatlon on atoor- ury: Provided That no part of the amount appropriated III this ney s, etc., fees. A' 'f0 hfh11b'ddl'd ctIIIexcess0 1 percentumt ereo s a epal or eIvere 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 Penalty ror violation. 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. June 20,1936. IH. R . 9926.) [Private, No. 661 .] Approved, June 20, 1936. [CHAPTER 679.1 AN .ACT For the relief of Robert B. Barker. Be it e'lUl(}ted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Robert B. Barker., United States of America in Oong1'e88 a8sembled That the Comp- Travel expense claim G f . . ,. . allowed. troller eneralo the Umted States IS hereby authorIzed and dIrected to allow the claim of Robert B. Barker, senior contact representa- tive of the Veterans' Administration, in the sum of $213.82, payable from the current appropriation "Salaries and expenses, Veterans' Administration", for trayel performed on official business for the Government in recovering funds due certain Veterans' Administra- tion wards from their guardians and developing evidence upon which indictments were based for violation of Federal penal statutes, which expenses he paid from personal funds, covering the periods November 1 to 7, December 4 to 16, and December 20 to 25, 1934, inclusive. Approved, June 20, 1936.