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58 STAT.] 78H CONG., 2s SESS. - CHS. 701-703-DEC. 22, 1944 Army, in behalf of the Post Office Department, at the intersection of Fremont Avenue and Briscoe Street, Baltimore, Maryland, on December 23, 1943, at 6: 30 postmeridian: 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 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 702] AN ACT For the relief of Wilfred T. Plant, Senior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provi- sions and limitations of sections 15 to 20, both 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 September 7, 1916, as amended, are hereby waived in the case of Wilfred T. Plant, Senior, of Hartford, Connecticut; and the United States Employees' Com- pensation Commission is authorized and directed to consider and act upon any claim filed with the Commission, within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, by or on behalf of the said Wilfred T. Plant, Senior, for compensation or other benefits under the provisions of such Act of September 7, 1916, as amended, and as made applicable in the cases of employees receiving compensation from emergency relief appropriations, for disability due to an injury alleged to have been sustained by him in 1938, resulting in ruptured intervertebral disc left fifth lumbar interspace mediolateral, neces- sitating operation, while lifting heavy rocks in the performance of his duties as a laborer on the Works Progress Administration project Numbered 16444 in Attleboro, Massachusetts: Provided, That no benefits hereunder shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved December 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 703] AN ACT For the relief of Francis D. Stovall, Junior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limitations of time in sections 15 to 20, both 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 September 7, 1916, as amended, are hereby waived in favor of Francis D. Stovall, Junior, of Clinton, Mississippi, and the Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized and directed to receive and consider under the remaining provisions of said Act his claim on account of injury and disability alleged to have been incurred while changing a tire on his automobile on or about November 10, 1942, while an employee of and performing his duties as a rural mail carrier of the Post Office Department: Provided,That claim hereunder shall be filed within six months from the approval of this Act: Provided further, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved December 22, 1944. December 22, 1944 [H. R. 4927] [Private Law 544] Francis D. Stovall, Jr. 39 Stat. 746. 5 U.S . C. I 765-770. December 22,1944 [H. R . 4817] [Private Law 543] Wilfred T. Plant, Sr. 39 Stat. 746. 5U.S. . § 765-770.