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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 683-685-JULY 27, 1946 July 27, 194 [H. R . 3988] [Public Law 556] DecaturCounty,Ind. July 27, 1946 [H. R. 6673] [Public Law 557] 46 Stat. 474. 5U.S.C.§714; Supp. V, § 714. Annuity and com- pensation for injury. 39 Stat. 742. 5 U. S. C. §§751- 791,793; Supp. V, § 751 et seq. July 27,1946 [H. R. 6689] [Public Law 558] Sugar Act of 1937, amendment. 50 Stat. 916. 7 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 1183. Termination of powers. [CHAPTER 683] AN ACT For the relief of Decatur County in the State of Indiana. 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 $7,696.82 to the county treasurer, or other proper officer of the county of Decatur, in the State of Indiana, in full settlement of all claims against the United States arising out of the construction of emergency pipe lines within and across said Decatur County, in the State of Indiana, during the winter and early spring in the year 1943, and the resulting damage to public highways in said county by reason thereof: 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 ren- dered 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 July 27, 1946. [CHAPTER 684] AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the fourth paragraph of section 6 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, be, and it is hereby, amended as follows: "No person shall be entitled to receive an annuity under the pro- visions of this Act, and compensation for injury or disability to him- self under the provisions of the Act of September 7, 1916, 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', covering the same period of time; but this provision shall not be so construed as to bar the right of any claimant to the greater benefit conferred by either Act for any part of the same period of time, nor shall this provision nor any provision in such Act of September 7, 1916, be construed so as to deny to any person an annuity accruing to such person under this Act on account of service rendered by him, or to deny any concurrent benefit to such person under such Act of September 7, 1916, on account of the death of any other person." This amendment shall become effective as of July 1, 1941. Approved July 27, 1946. [CHAPTER 685] AN ACT To extend, for an additional year, the provisions of the Sugar Act of 1937, as amended, and the taxes with respect to sugar. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 513 of the Sugar Act of 1937, as amended (relating to termination of powers of the Secretary of Agriculture under the Sugar Act), is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 513. The powers vested in the Secretary under this Act shall terminate on December 31, 1947, except that the Secretary shall have 706 [60 STAT.