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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG., 2D SESS.- CHS. 57-59-FEB. 22, 1944 [CHAPTER 57] AN ACT For the relief of Lee S. Bradshaw. 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 authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lee S. Bradshaw, of Grovetown, Georgia, the sum of $789.60, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for compensation for personal injuries and property damage sustained by him, and medical and hospital expenses incurred by him as the result of an accident which occurred when the truck which he was driving was struck by a United States Army truck near Augusta, Georgia, on November 14, 1941: 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 February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 58] AN ACT For the relief of William A. Haag. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions 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 William A. Haag, of Leavenworth, Kansas; and the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized and directed to consider and act upon any claim filed with the Com- mission, within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, by or on behalf of the said William A. Haag for compensation or other benefits under the provisions of such Act of September 7, 1916, as amended, for disability due to an injury alleged to have been sus- tained by him on December 8, 1939, while pulling down an overhead fire door on an elevator shaft, in the performance of his duties as a storekeeper at the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas: Provided, That no benefits hereunder shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved February 22, 1944. 953 February 22,1944 [S. 933] [Private Law 207] Lee S. Bradshaw. February 22,1944 [S. 1077] [Private Law 208] William A. Haag. 39 Stat. 746 . 5U.S. . §§ 765-770. [CHAPTER 59] AN ACT For the relief of Lucille Sleet. February 22,1944 [S. 11641 [Private Law 2091 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Lucille Sleet. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to redeem in favor of Lucille Sleet, of Cincinnati, Ohio, certain War Savings stamps, series of 1918, issued to her but later destroyed by fire, such redemption to be in the amount of $100. Approved February 22, 1944.