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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS 147, 149, 155 -MAR . 5 , 6, 1942 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 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 149] JOINT RESOLUTION To approve and authorize the continuance of certain payments for the hospital- ization and care of Leo Mulvey, and for other purposes. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representativesof the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all payments hereto- fore made by the United States Maritime Commission on account of hospitalization, care, and medical or surgical services for Leo Mulvey, under an agreement or commitment made or assumed by the said Com- mission or the United States Shipping Board (Emergency) Merchant Fleet Corporation for the continuance of such services or payments during the disability of the said Leo Mulvey, are hereby approved and confirmed. Such agreement or commitment shall, effective July 1, 1937, be held and considered to be an existing contractual obliga- tion on the part of the said Fleet Corporation under section 203 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, and the said Commission shall, effective July 1, 1940, continue such services and payments under such contractual obligation for the contemplated period, until and unless the Commission enters into an agreement or arrangement on such terms and conditions as it deems appropriate for the adjust- ment or termination of such services and payments, in which case payments shall be made in accordance with the new agreement or arrangement. Approved, March 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 155] AN ACT For the relief of Ruth Steward, administratrix of the estate of Luther F. Steward. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Conqress 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 Ruth Steward, administratrix of the estate of Luther F. Steward, the sum of $3,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of exposure suffered by said Luther F. Steward, leader in Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1540, CC 5-80980L, S.P.- 9, Henderson, Kentucky, by reason of outstanding service in the actual rescue of human lives performed during the Ohio and Green Rivers flood in 1937, which exposure resulted in the contraction of influenza and pneumonia, subsequently causing the death of said Luther F. Steward on April 29, 1937, in the marine hospital at Evansville, Indiana: Provided, That no claim for legal services or for any other services rendered in connection with said claim shall be valid unless approved by the United States Employees' Compensa- tion Commission; and any person who receives any fee, other con- sideration, or any gratuity on account of services so rendered, unless such consideration or gratuity is approved by the Commission, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall, for each offense, be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Approved, March 6, 1942. 65714--43 --Pr. II -3 1129 March 5, 1942 [H. J. Res. 231] [Private Law 321] Leo Mulvey. Payments for hos pitalization, etc. 49 Stat. 1987. 46 U. S. C. 11113. March 6, 1942 [HI. R. 24601 [Private Law 322] Ruth Steward (ad- muinistratrix). Payment to. Proiso