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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 313-315-JULY 13, 1949 [CHAPTER 313] July 13, 1949 [H. R. 1009] [Private Law 147] Central Bank, Calif. July 13, 1949 [H. R . 1116] [Private Law 148] Mexican Fibre and Twine Co., Inc. July 11949 [H. R . 1173] tPrivate Law 149] Florence Bryant Peters and E. B. Pe- ters AN ACT For the relief of the Central Bank, a California corporation, as assignee of John C. Williams, an individual operating under the fictitious name and trade style of Central Machine Works, of Oakland, California. 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 Central Bank, a California corporation, as assignee of John C. Wil- liams, an individual operating under the fictitious name and trade style of Central Machine Works, of Oakland, California, with the requirement of article 5 (b) of the Navy Department, Bureau of Ships Contract NObs-10824 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 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 these claims, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstand- ing. 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 314] AN ACT For the relief of Mexican Fibre and Twine Company, Incorporated. 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 Mexican Fibre and Twine Company, Incorporated, San Antonio, Texas, the sum of $435.20, in full settlement of all claims against the United States repre- senting overcharge of customs duties on sisal twine on entry numbered 11 of July 25, 1946, made at New Orleans, Louisiana, resulting from certain mathematical errors in the liquidation of the entry: 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 3151 AN ACT For the relief of Florence Bryant Peters and E. B. Peters. 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 ia the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Florence Bryant Peters and E. B. Peters, of Savannah, Georgia, the sum of $420. The pay- ment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Florence Bryant Peters and E. B . Peters against the United States 1132 [63 STAT.