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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 99,102 ,103 -MAY 12, 13, 1949 [63 STAT. [CHAPTER 99] May 12, 1949 [H. R. 2935] [Private Law 39] Mrs. Benjamin Betts. May 13, 1949 [S. 227] [Private Law 40] Stone and Cooper Coal Co., Inc. May 13, 1949 [H. R . 1467] [Private Law 41] Thomas 0. Troth. AN ACT 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 $2,289.59, to Stone and Cooper Coal Company, Incorporated, of Augusta, Maine, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for reimbursement of transportation cost in excess of normal rates of transportation prevailing prior to January 1, 1942, on coal received on and after May 18, 1942, to June 1, 1944, in and around New York Harbor area and in New England, which period was not included in the regulations of the Office of Price Administration on bituminous coal from district numbered 3 in northern West Virginia: 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 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 May 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 103] AN ACT For the relief of Thomas O. Troth. 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 Thomas O. Troth, 1090 For the relief of Mrs. Benjamin Betts. 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 $50 to Mrs. Benjamin Betts, of 1164 South Thomas Street, Arlington, Virginia, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the loss of a portable Royal typewriter, numbered 0734638, which was left with an attendant in the Government Publication Reading Room and not returned: 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 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 May 12, 1949. [CHAPTER 102] AN ACT For the relief of Stone and Cooper Coal Company, Incorporated.