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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 310 -312-JULY 13, 1949 There is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $59.58, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the payment of such claim or claims: 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 July 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 311] AN ACT For the relief of Murphy and Wischmeyer. 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 the firm of Murphy and Wischmeyer, of 911 Locust Street, Saint Louis, Missouri, the sum of $3,323.90, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for increased costs incurred in the performance of its architectural-engi- neering contract, numbered WA-1064, dated January 5,1942, with the Federal Works Agency, by reason of unavoidable delays on the part of other contractors in the construction and completion of the defense housing project at East Alton, Illinois: 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 July 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 312] AN ACT For the relief of the General Engineering and Dry Dock Corporation. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Navy Department be, and is hereby, authorized to waive compliance by the General Engineering and Dry Dock Corporation with the requirement of article 5 (b) of Navy Department, Bureau of Ship Contract NObs-10790, that estimates of the cost of performing change orders be submitted within ten days of the receipt of such orders or within such further time as the naval inspector may allow in writing within said ten-day period: 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 these claims, and the same shall be unlaw- ful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violat- ing 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 13, 1949. July 13, 1949 I[. 1296l [Private Law 145] Murphy and Wischmeyer. July 13, 1949 111.R. 7091 [I'rivate Iaw 146l General Engineer- ing and Dry Dock Corp. 1131