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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 212-214-APR. 24, 1946 from the use of said roads by military personnel of Camp McCain, between December 1942 and September 1944: 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 not- withstanding. 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 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 213] April 24, 194 [H. R. 3195] [Public Law 362] Settlement of claim. April 24, 1946 [H. R . 49401 [Public Law 363] Bridge. Connecticut River. 34 Stat. 84. 33U.. ..I 491- 498. Tolls. Maintenance as free bridge. AN ACT For the relief of Grenada County, Mississippi. 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, the sum of $47,685, to Grenada County, Mississippi, in full settlement of the county's claim against the United States of America for damages sustained by the county roads in the use of said roads for maneuver and other purposes by military personnel of Camp McCain, Missis- sippi, from December 1942 to September 1944: 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 notwith- standing. 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 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 214] AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Connecticut, acting by and through any agency or commission thereof, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Connecticut River at or near Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent is hereby granted to the State of Connecticut, acting by and through any agency or commission thereof, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Connecticut River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, at or near Old Saybrook, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the conditions and limitations contained in this Act. SEC. 2 . If tolls are charged for the use of such bridge, the rates of toll shall be so adjusted as to provide a fund sufficient to pay the reasonable cost of maintaining, repairing, and operating the bridge and its approaches under economical management, and to provide a sinking fund sufficient to amortize the cost of the bridge and its approaches, including reasonable interest and financing cost, as soon as possible under reasonable charges, but within a period of not to exceed thirty-one years from the completion thereof. After a sinking fund sufficient for such amortization shall have been so provided, 122 [60 STAT.