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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 786-788--DEC. 19, 1942 [CHAPTER 786] December 19, 1942 [H. R. 6653] [Private Law 616] William R. Ivey. Payment to. Prow*o. December 19. 1942 [H. R . 6677] [Private Law 617] Ronald Leroy Chen. Admission for per- manent residence. 39 Stat. 875. December 19. 1942 [H. R . 7012] [Private Law 618] Litcbhfeld Brothers. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of William R. Ivey. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William R. Ivey, Jacksonville, Florida, the sum of $5,579.82. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said William R. Ivey against the United States arising out of the destruction on February 1, 1942, of real and personal property owned by the said William R. Ivey when a United States Navy airplane fell on his residence: Provided,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, December 19, 1942. [CHAPTER 787] AN ACT For the relief of Ronald Leroy Chen. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the adminis- tration of the immigration and naturalization laws Ronald Leroy Chen, the half-Chinese child of a widowed United States citizen mother of the white race, may be admitted to the United States for permanent residence if he is found to be admissible under the immi- gration laws other than those relating to inadmissibility because of racial ineligibility, or because of having been born in the area speci- fied in section 3 of the Act of February 5, 1917 (U. S. C., title 8, sec. 136 (n)). Approved, December 19, 1942. [CHAPTER 788] AN ACT For the relief of Litchfield Brothers, Aurora, North Carolina. 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Litchfield Brothers, Aurora, North Carolina, the sum of $1,350. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Litchfield Brothers against the United States arising out of the delivery in April 1941, of potatoes to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Such deliv- ery was made under a War Department contract issued to A. G . Shore and Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and later transferred by such company to the said Litchfield Brothers. Under provisions of existing law, the War Department is unable to recog- nize the transfer of such contract, and, therefore, payment has not been made to the said Litchfield Brothers: Provided,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 1252 [56 STAT.