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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 29, 31-MAR. 23, 24, 1949 Ante, pp. 62, 106. March 24, 1949 [S. 632] [Private Law 8] Naval personnel and former naval person- nel. Acceptance of gifts, etc. provide for the settlement of claims for damage to or loss or destruc- tion of property or personal injury or death caused by military per- sonnel or civilian employees, or otherwise incident to activities, of the War Department or of the Army", as amended, or under the "Federal Tort Claims Act", as codified by the Act of June 25, 1948 (62 Stat. 983; 28 U. S . C. 2672): Provided, That no part of the amounts appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum of any claim shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with such claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating any of 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 March 23, 1949. [CHAPTER 31] AN ACT To authorize certain personnel and former personnel of the Naval Establishment to accept certain gifts and a foreign decoration tendered by foreign govern- ments. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following- named members and former members of the naval service are hereby authorized to accept such gifts as have been tendered them by foreign governments as of the date of approval of this Act: Rear Admiral Harold M. Martin, United States Navy; Captain William R. Brust, United States Naval Reserve; Captain Bennett W. Wright, United States Navy; Captain George C. Wright, United States Navy; Cap- tain Richard W. Ruble, United States Navy; Commander Robert F. Carmody, United States Navy; Commander James I. Cone, United States Navy; Commander Jack Dean, United States Navy; Com- mander Gordon Fowler, United States Navy; Commander Richard L. Fowler, United States Navy; Commander John E. Hausman, United States Navy; Commander Draper L. Kauffman, United States Navy; Commander James A. Knowlton, United States Naval Reserve; Commander John P. Lunger, United States Navy; Commander Rob- ert M. Milner, United States Navy; Commander Frank G. Raysbrook, United States Navy; Commander Frederick M. Stiesberg, United States Navy; Commander William A. Stuart, United States Navy; Commander Richard S. Rogers, United States Navy; Commander George R. Lee, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander Raymond A. Boyd, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander Laurenca B. Green, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander Melvin C. Hoff- man, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander Victor A. Moitoret, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander John C. O'Connor, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander Henry Nelson, United States Naval Reserve; Lieutenant Commander Norman L. Paxton, United States Navy; Lieutenant Commander Byron G. Shepple, United States Navy; Captain James J. Bott, United States Marine Corps; Lieutenant Irwin J. Vanderswag, United States Marine Corps; Lieutenant George H. Belk, United States Navy; Lieutenant Samuel Hopkins, Junior, United States Navy; Lieutenant Jack Scott, United States Navy; Lieutenant (junior grade) La Verne W. Brown, Junior, United States Navy; Lieutenant (junior grade) Leonard B. Di Napoli, United States Navy; Lieutenant (junior grade) Thomas L. Neilson, United States Navy; Lieutenant (junior grade) Horace A. Thomsen, United States Navy; Ensign Robert P. Armstrong, United States Navy; Chief Boatswain Anthony S. Ciccone, United States Navy; Boatswain Earl L. Hause, United States Navy; Joseph 1076 [63 STAT.