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1172 Prov.o. Release of judg- ments against Walter Hill, Jr. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 363 -365 --JUNE 5, 1942 [56 STAT. messenger's machine: Provided, That the acceptance of the above sum shall be in full settlement and release of any and all judgments against Walter Hill, Junior: Provided further, 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with this claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attor- ney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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, June 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 364] June 5, 1942 [H. R. 4629] [Private Law 420] Alfred Smith. Consideration of disability claim. 39 Stat. 746 . 5U. S C. §766-770. Proio. AN ACT For the relief of Alfred Smith. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for 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, are hereby waived in favor of Alfred Smith, who allegedly sustained an injury to his scalp in October or November 1938 while employed as a bricklayer with the Veterans' Administration, 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 within six months from the approval of this Act: Provided, That no benefit shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, June 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 365] June 6, 1942 [H. It. 6013} [Private Law 4211 James P. Crawford. Consideration of disability claim. 39 Stat. 746. 5 U.. C .1§ 75-770o. AN ACT For the relief of James P. Crawford. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for 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 James P. Crawford, who allegedly was injured and became disabled while in the performance of duty on January 5, 1940, while serving as assistant storekeeper of the Soil Conservation Service at Harrisonburg, Virginia, received a hernia while lifting a garage door and on January 16, 1940, was operated on in Georgetown Hospital, 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. Approved, June 5, 1942.