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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 233 -235-APR . 8, 1942 [56 STAT. 1940, near the town of Boaz, Alabama, when they were struck by a Chevrolet station wagon operated by Corporal Thomas Fountain, Company A, One Hundred and Second Quartermaster Regiment (New York National Guard), National Guard of the United States in the Army service: 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, April 8, 1942. [CHAPTER 234] April 8, 1942 [H. R. 6559] [Private Law 362] William Horsman (Doc Silvers). Payment to. Buildings, appurte- nances, and dock. Proviso. Aril 8,1942 [R. . 5652] [Private Law 363] Veterans' Adminis- tration. Credit in accounts of certain former dis- bursing officers. AN ACT For the relief of William Horsman. 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 hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,000 to William Horsman, otherwise known as Doc Silvers, of Silvers' Float, Dundas Bay, Alaska, in full satisfaction of all of his claims against the United States for damages alleged to have resulted from the extension of the Glacier Bay National Monument, and in full payment for a dock and several buildings and appurtenances erected by him upon Government lands now within the Glacier Bay National Monument under a special use permit issued by the United States Forest Service, Department of Agriculture. Upon the acceptance by the claimant of the amount appropriated by this Act, the said build- ings, appurtenances, and dock shall become the property of the United States: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated by 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 con- tract 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, April 8, 1942. [CHAPTER 235] AN ACT To relieve certain employees of the Veterans' Administration from financial lia- bility for certain overpayments and allow such credit therefor as is necessary in the accounts of certain disbursing officers, 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 employees responsible for the excess or erroneous payments represented by the sums (including interest accruals) herein stated be, and they are hereby, relieved of financial liability therefor and the Comptroller General is authorized and directed to allow credit in the settlement of the accounts of the following-named former disbursing officers of the Veterans' Administration and Guy F. Allen, chief disbursing officer, Treasury Department, in such amounts not exceeding the sums (including interest accruals) stated herein which have been, or here- 1146 Proiso.