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1134 [CHAPTER 181] March 13, 1942 [H. R . 2120] [Private Law 333] John H. Durnil. Consideration of dis- ability claim. 39 Stat. 746 . 5U.S0. . § 767-770 . Proviso. March 13, 1942 [H. R. 2430] [Private Law 334] John Huff. Payment to. Proio. Condition. AN ACT For the relief of John H. Durnil. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 17 to 20, inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the per- formance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved Septem- ber 7, 1916, as amended (U. S. C ., 1934 edition, title 5, secs. 767 and 770), are hereby waived in favor of John H. Durnil, who allegedly was permanently disabled as the result of an injury received on October 18, 1926, while employed by the War Department as a laborer on the Missouri River near Carrollton, Missouri, 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' Compensation Commission not later than six months after the date of enactment of this Act: Provided,That no benefits hereunder shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, March 13, 1942. [CHAPTER 1821 AN ACT For the relief of John Huff. 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 John Huff, of Yardville, New Jersey, the sum of $2,000, in full satisfaction of his claims, and those of his wife, Ertha Huff, and his daughter, Vivian Huff, against the United States for compensa- tion for personal injuries sustained by them when their automobile was struck by an automobile of the War Department operated by Robert Fay, private, an enlisted man of the United States Army, on May 13, 1939, at the intersection of the Clarksville-Mercerville Road (Quaker Bridge Road) and State Highway Numbered 33 (Nottingham Way), Mercerville, New Jersey: 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 con- trary 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. SEC. 2 . Payment shall not be made under this Act until the said John Huff has released, in a manner satisfactory to the Secretary of the Treasury, any judgment or other claim arising out of such accident, which he may have against the said Robert Fay. Approved, March 13, 1942. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 177, 181 , 182 -MAR. 9 , 13 , 1942 [56 STAT. SEC. 2. Payment shall not be made under this Act until Estella King has released, in a manner satisfactory to the Secretary of the Treasury, all judgments or other claims arising out of such accident which she may have against any person. Approved, March 9, 1942. Condition.