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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 269-271-JUNE 28, 1949 his wife and children from the United States to Zurich, Switzerland, where he was stationed as American Consul. Although such expenses would normally have been paid by the Department of State, the said Phil H. Hubbard was required to pay such expenses because of lack of funds available to the Department of State for such purpose: Pro- vided, 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 June 28, 1949. [CHAPTER 270] June 28, 199 [H. . 18681 [Private Law 133] Guardian of John Walpa Wilson. AN ACT For the relief of the legal guardian of John Waipa Wilson. 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 the legal guardian of John Waipa Wilson, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, the sum of $20,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settle- ment of all claims of the said John Waipa Wilson against the United States for personal injuries sustained when he was struck by a vehicle driven by personnel of the United States Army on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, on February 27, 1943: 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 notwith- standing. 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 June 28, 1949. [CHAPTER 271] June 28,1949 [H. a .as] (Private Law 134] Michael Palaxotta. AN ACT For the relief of Michael Palasotta. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repesnttatves of tle 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 Michael Palazotta of Bethpage, New York, the sum of $7,000, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States as compensation for his permanent disability, as the result of an accident involving a United States armed car tank, on April 21, 1944, at Babylon, New York: 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 m any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved June 28, 1949. [63 STAT.