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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 62-64-APR . 18,1949 April 18, 1949 [H. R. 739] [Private Law 20] Mary Jane Harris. April 18, 1949 [H R. 1061] [Private Law 21] Mrs. Bernice Green. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money of the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Eugene J. Bearman, of Memphis, Tennessee, the sum of $642.60 . The payment of such sum constitutes a refund of payments heretofore made by the said Eugene J. Bearman to the United States on account of the loss by theft of a United States Army vehicle on August 10, 1944, in Rome, Italy, while said vehicle was in his custody and control as an officer in the United States Army and the said Eugene J. Bearman is hereby relieved of all liability to the United States by reason of the loss of said vehicle by theft: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 April 18, 1949. [CHAPTER 63] AN ACT For the relief of Mary Jane Harris. 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 Mary Jane Harris, the widow of Richmond Glenn Harris, Senior, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for compensa- tion for the death of her husband, Richmond Glenn Harris, Senior, as a result of an accident involving a United States Army vehicle, on December 11, 1943, about ten miles west of Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, on United States Highway 70, North: 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 con- trary 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 April 18, 1949. [CHAPTER 64] AN ACT For the relief of Bernice Green. 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, to Mrs. Bernice Green, the sum of $2,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical, hospital, and other expenses, and losses sustained by her as a result of an Armv truck striking the automobile in which she was riding at the intersection of Pico and Sepulveda Boulevard in the city of Los Angeles, California, on January 24, 1943: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 1082 [63 STAT.