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1256 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Mrs. William Bu- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary tak and others. payments to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated and in full settlement against the Government, the sums of $228 to Mrs. William Butak, $228 to Dorothy Clyde, $228 to Mrs. Albert Westcott, $240 to Mrs. Albert Meyer, $240 to Florence Johnson, $228 to Marie Grill, $228 to Mrs. Leo Maloney, $240 to Marian McDonald, $222 to Mrs. Edward Beier, $126 to Mrs. E . L. Bly, $234 to Mrs. Lucien Miller, $228 to Lois Kehnl, $234 to Reka Berg, $234 to Mrs. Ollis Klicker, $222 to Wilma Vogler, and $228 to Mary Chisholm, for services rendered in the capacity of registered nurses at Saint Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, by direction of the Civil Works Administration during the months of December 1933 PrOeyo. and January 1934: Provided, That no part of the amount appropri- ated 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 serv- ices 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 mis- demeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, December 22, 1942. [CHAPTER 808] December 22, 1942 [H. R. 7288] [Private Law 628] Veterans' Adminis- tration. Release from finan- cial liability of certain personnel. Ony F. Allen, chief disbursing officer, Treasury Depart- ment. AN ACT To relieve certain employees of the Veterans' Administration from financial liability for certain overpayments and allow such credit therefor as is necessary in the accounts of certain disbursing officers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the employees responsible for the excess or erroneous payments represented by the sums (including interest accruals) herein stated be, and they are hereby, relieved of financial liability therefor and the Comptroller General is authorized and directed to allow credit in the settlement of the accounts of the following-named former disbursing officers of the Veterans' Administration and Guy F. Allen, chief disbursing officer, Treasury Department, in such amounts not exceeding the sums (including interest accruals) stated herein, which have been or here- after may be disallowed, as may be necessary to relieve such disbursing officers of financial liability therefor: Provided, That this Act shall not be construed to bar recovery of the amounts herein specified from the persons to whom and through whom such amounts have been paid. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 796, 807, 808-DEC. 19, 2 , 1942 [56 STAT. on March 27, 1941, in the county office of the Farm Security Admin- istration, at Bakersfield, California, shall not be required to reim- burse the United States for such loss; and the Comptroller General of the United States and the Secretary of Agriculture are hereby authorized and directed to remove from their records the debt against the said Warren M. Engstrand in the amount of $9,000, the value of the stolen food stamps. Approved, December 19, 1942. [CHAPTER 807] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. William Butak, Dorothy Clyde, Mrs. Albert Westcott, Mrs. Albert Meyer, Florence Johnson, Marie Grill, Mrs. Leo Maloney, Marian McDonald, Mrs. Edward Beier, Mrs. E. L . Bly, Mrs. Lucien Miller, Lois Kehnl, Reka Berg, Mrs. Olis Klicker, Wilma Vogler and Mary Chisholm. December 22, 1942 [H. B . 2894] [Private Law 627]