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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 65 -67-FEB. 10, 1942 [CHAPTER 65] February 10, 1942 [H. R. 5541] [Private Law 264] Joseph Keeney. Consideration of disability claim. 39 Stat. 746. 5U.S.C. § 765-770, 796. Provso. AN ACT For the relief of Joseph Keeney. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions and limitations of sections 15 to 20, both 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 purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended and sup- plemented, are hereby waived and the United States Employees' Com- pensation Commission is hereby authorized and directed to receive and consider, if filed within six months after the approval of this Act, the claim of Joseph Keeney, of Powell's Station, Tennessee, for injuries alleged to have been sustained while in the performance of his duties as an employee of the Civilian Conservation Corps, on Cop- per Ridge, in Knox County, Tennessee, on December 17, 1934, when a log was dropped by other employees, compelling him to hold the same alone, which resulted in injuries to his breast and induced hemor- rhoids, and to determine said claim upon its merits under the provisions of said Act: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, February 10, 1942. [CHAPTER 66] February 10, 1942 [H. R . 5767] [Private Law 265] A. Paul Johnson. Payment to. Proviso. February 10 1942 [8. I848] [Private Law 2661 Dr. Hugh 0. Nichol- son. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of A. Paul Johnson. 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 A. Paul Johnson, United States conciliation commissioner, at Broken Bow, Nebraska, the sum of $25 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the amount of fees which the said A. Paul Johnson earned while acting as United States concilation commissioner for the United States District Court of the District of Nebraska for the period between March 26, 1939, and April 6, 1939, but not paid because his term as United States conciliation commnissioner expired March 26, 1939, and, through an oversight, his appointment for another term was not effective until April 6, 1939: 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, February 10, 1942. [CHAPTER 67] AN ACT For the relief of Doctor Hugh G. Nicholson. 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 Doctor Hugh G. Nicholson, the sum of $3,300, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United'States for medical 1104 [56 STAT.