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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 606 -608 -- CT. 14, 15, 1942 [56 STAT. [CHAPTER 606] October 14,1942 [8. 2551] AN ACT For the relief of Vernon Van Zandt. rvaeBe it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Dr. Vemon Van United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstand- andt. Vaidationof ees. ing the status of Vernon Van Zandt, Doctor of Medicine, 947 West Eighth Street, Los Angeles, California, as a United States medical officer, the payments made to him as fees for medical treatment fur- nished by him during the period from July 16, 1934, to May 1, 1937, inclusive, to employees of the Government entitled to medical care and treatment under the Employees' Compensation Act of September 7, 1916, as amended, be, and the same are hereby, validated. Reimbursement. SEC. 2 . The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay to Doctor Vernon Van Zandt out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum equal to the total amount refunded by him on account of the payments validated by section 1 hereof. Approved, October 14, 1942. [CHAPTER 607] AN ACT For the relief of Lyle L. Bressler. 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, to Lyle L. Bressler the sum of $124.45, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for reimbursement of his salary disal- lowed during the months of July, August, and September 1934, while employed in the Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming: Pro- vided, 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, October 15, 1942. [CHAPTER 608] October 15, 1942 [I. 2203] [Private Law 511] Bayard M. Atwood. Consideration of dis- ability claim. Provseo. AN ACT For the relief of Bayard M. Atwood. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limitations of time in sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the 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 pur- poses", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, are hereby waived in favor of Bayard M. Atwood, of Phoenix, Arizona, and the Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized and directed to receive and consider his claim if filed within six months of the approval of this Act for disability alleged to have been sus- tained in the performance of his duties as United States soil conserva- tion service camp superintendent at Safford, Arizona, in March 1940: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the enactment of this Act. Approved, October 15, 1942. 1208 Z October 15 1942 [S. 174] [Private Law 510] Lyle L. Bressler. Payment to. Prfooo.