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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., leT SESS.-CHS. 411, 417, 418-AUG. 9 , 10 ,1949 [CHAPTER 411] AN ACT For the relief of the Olympic Hotel. 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 Olympic Hotel (The Olympic Incorporated), Fourth Avenue and Seneca Street, Seattle, Washington, the sum of $5,647.96, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for additional compensation under contract numbered WO4-193-eng.- 6426, dated January 16, 1946, as modified and extended; such sum representing the difference between the value of services and accommodations extended by such hotel to repatriated American prisoners-of-war and their guests pursuant to such contract and the compensation received by such hotel under such contract: 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 con- tract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the pro- visions 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 August 9, 1949. [CHAPTER 417] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Pearl Shizuko Okada Pape. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Attorney General is authorized and directed to discontinue any deportation proceedings and to cancel the outstanding order and warrant of deportation, warrant of arrest, and bond, if any, issued in the case of Mrs. Pearl Shizuko Okada Pape, of Washington, District of Columbia. From and after the date of enactment of this Act, the said Mrs. Pearl Shizuko Okada Pape, who has resided in the United States since 1927, shall not again be subject to deportation by reason of the same facts upon which such deportation proceedings were com- menced or such warrants and order have issued. SEC. 2. Notwithstanding any provision of the immigration laws, the said Mrs. Pearl Shizuko Okada Pape shall be considered as having been lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent resi- dence as of May 23, 1927, upon the payment by her of the visa fee and head tax. Upon the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the appropriate quota for the first year that such quota is available. Approved August 10, 1949. 1151 August 9, 1949 [H. R . 1472] (Private Law 196] Olympic Hotel, Seattle, Wash. August 10 1949 is. 1111 (Private Law 197] Mrs. Pearl Shizuko Okada Pape. Quota deduction. [CHAPTER 418] AN ACT For the relief of Margita Kofler. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Depart- Magta Kofer- ment of Justice be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to record August 10, 1949 (5. 317] [Private Law 198]