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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 591-JULY 23, 1946 58 Stat. 523. Testing laboratory. Ante, p. 521. 45 Stat. 1160 . D. C. Code §§1-902 to 1-905. 18 Stat. 110 . MENTAL REHABILITATION SERVICE Saint Elizabeths Hospital: For an additional amount, fiscal year 1945, for "Saint Elizabeths Hospital", including the objects specified under this head in the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1945, $1,910. PUBLIC WORKS No appropriation in this or any other Act shall be used for the operation of a testing laboratory of the Highway Department for making tests of materials in connection with any activity of the District government, and the equipment of the existing laboratory, not adaptable to other uses, shall be declared surplus to the War Assets Administration, and such Administration shall undertake the disposal thereof in accordance with surplus property disposal proce- dures established by or in pursuance of law, the net proceeds of sale to be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the general fund of the District of Columbia. NATIONAL GUARD Salaries and expenses: For an additional amount, fiscal year 1947, for "Salaries and expenses, National Guard", including the objects specified under this head in the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1947, $55,000, including compensation to the commanding general at the rate of $3,600 per annum. SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS AND SUITS For the payment of claims in excess of $250, approved by the Com- missioners in accordance with the provisions of the act of February 11, 1929, as amended (46 Stat. 500), $7,478.05: Provided,That no part of such appropriation in excess of 10 per centum, respectively, of the amount of any claim embraced thereby shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with any claim the appropriation covers, and any larger payment to any agent or attorney shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions hereof shali be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. JUDGMENTS For the payment of final judgments, rendered against the District of Columbia, as set forth in House Document Numbered 630, Seventy- ninth Congress, together with such further sum as may be necessary to pay the interest at not exceeding 4 per centum per annum on such judgments, as provided by law, from the date the same became due until the date of payment, $1,759.59. AUDITED CLAIMS For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the accounting officers of the District of Columbia, under the appropria- tions listed below, the balances of which have been exhausted or car- ried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S . C . 713), being for the service of the fiscal year 1943 and prior fiscal years, as follows: 616 [60 STAT.