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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 100 -102-FEB . 20 , 1942 39 Stat. 746. 5U.S.C.§§767- 770. Proviso. February 20, 1942 [H. R. 4198] [Private Law 292] John King. Consideration of disability claim. 39 Stat. 746. 5 U. .C . §§767,770. Monthlycompensa- tion. February 20. 1942 [Hi. R. 5280] [Private Law 293] 0. F . Allen. Credit in accounts Proviso. No charge against certifying officer. tember 7, 1916, as amended (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 5, sees. 767 and 770), are hereby waived in favor of Edwin B. Formhals who allegedly suffered an injury to his right hand in 1937, while employed by the Navy Department as an assistant inspector of Navy material, and his claim for compensation is authorized to be considered and acted upon under the remaining provisions of such Act, as amended, if he files such claim with the United States Employees' Compensa- tion Commission not later than six months after the date of enact- ment of this Act: Provided, That no benefits hereunder shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, February 20, 1942. [CHAPTER 101] AN ACT For the relief of John King. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 17 and 20 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for the employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved Sep- tember 7, 1916, as amended (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 5, secs. 767 and 770), are hereby waived in favor of John King, who is alleged to have contracted tuberculosis while employed at the Veterans' Admin- istration Facility, Saint Cloud, Minnesota, prior to September 24, 1936, and his claim for compensation is authorized to be con- sidered and acted upon under the remaining provisions of such Act, as amended, if he files such claim with the United States Employees' Compensation Commission not later than sixty days after the date of enactment of this Act. SEC. 2. The monthly compensation which the said John King may be entitled to receive by reason of the enactment of this Act shall commence on the first day of the month during which this Act is enacted. Approved, February 20, 1942. [CHAPTER 102] AN ACT For the relief of G. F. Allen, chief disbursing officer, Treasury Department, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States is authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of G. F. Allen, chief disbursing officer, Treasury Department, covering the period prior to July 31, 1939, for sums aggregating not to exceed $4,923.50, suspended or dis- allowed, together with the amounts of any additional payments which have been or may be suspended or disallowed in the accounts of the chief disbursing officer more than three years after such pay- ments were made: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall certify that in his opinion there is no evidence or fraud on the part of the chief disbursing officer in connection with such payments. SEC. 2. No charge shall be made against the certifying officer, or if heretofore made, shall be removed, for the amount of any pay- ment for which credit shall be allowed under section 1 of this Act, where the head of the department or establishment concerned, or his duly authorized representative, shall certify to the Comptroller General of the United States that the payment appears to have been made without fraud on the part of the certifying officer. [56 STAT.