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PRIVATE LAWS-OHS. 136-138-MAR. 4, 1942 March 4,1942 [H. R. 5026] [Private Law 314] Louis Puccinelli Bail Bond Company. Payment to. ful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person vio- lating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misde- meanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, March 4, 1942. [CHAPTER 137] AN ACT For the relief of the Louis Puccinelli Bail Bond Company. 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 the Louis Puccinelli Bail Bond Company, San Francisco, California, the sum of $2,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States. Such sum represents reimbursement for the loss sustained by such bonding com- pany on account of the forfeiture to the United States of a like amount under a bail bond executed by the Inland Bonding Company and conditioned upon the delivery in court of one John Campagna, alias Giovanni Catalano. By reason of the nonappearance of the said John Campagna, alias Giovanni Catalano, such bail bond was declared for- feited in the Southern Division of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on August 24, 1938. The amount of such bond was paid out of collateral deposited by the Puccinelli Bonding Company. Subsequently, through the efforts and at the considerable expense of the Puccinelli Bonding Company, the said John Campagna, alias Giovanni Catalano, was apprehended on Octo- ber 11, 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 sumn not exceeding $1,000. Approved, March 4, 1942. [CHAPTER 138] March 4, 1942 [H. R. 5673] [Private Law 315] Mrs. Noel Wright and guardian of Bunny Wright. Payments to. Proviso. AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Noel Wright and Bunny Wright. 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 Mrs. Noel Wright, of Jackson, Mississippi, the sum of $1,720.71, and to the legal guardian of Bunny Wright, a minor, of Jackson, Missis- sippi, the sum of $767.60, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of personal injuries received by them on July 11, 1941, when the car in which they were riding collided with a Government car in Jackson, Mississippi: 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, March 4, 1942. 1126 [56 STAT.