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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 512-514-DEC. 6 , 1944 December 6 1944 [S. 1714] [Private Law 433] Coast and Geodetic Survey and Marine Corps personnel. Reimbursement. December 6 1944 [S. 1741] [Private Law 434] Navy and civilian personnel. Reimbursement. United States Navy vehicle on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, on April 3, 1943: 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 December 6, 1944. [CHAPTER 513] AN ACT To reimburse certain Coast and Geodetic Survey and Marine Corps personnel for personal property lost or damaged as the result of a fire at the Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, on December 16, 1943. 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, such sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate not to exceed $571.75, as may be required by the Secretary of the Navy to reimburse, under such regulations as he may prescribe, certain Coast and Geodetic Survey and Marine Corps personnel for the value of personal property lost or damaged as the result of a fire in the Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, on December 16, 1943: 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 December 6, 1944. [CHAPTER 514] AN ACT To provide for the reimbursement of certain Navy and civilian personnel for personal property lost as the result of a fire in hangar V-3 at the naval air station, Norfolk, Virginia, on November 12, 1942. 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, such sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate not to exceed $2,775, as may be required by the Secretary of the Navy to reimburse, under such regulations as he may prescribe, certain Navy and civilian personnel for the value of personal property lost or damaged in a fire in hangar V-3 at the naval air station, Norfolk, Virginia, on November 12, 1942: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 December 6, 1944. [58 STAT.