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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 675-677-OCT. 11, 1949 District of Michigan to hear, determine, and render judgment, as if the United States were suable in court, upon the claim of Edward Gray, Senior; Edward Gray, Junior; Bertha Mae Gray; Bertha Patmon; and Lindsay Gardner, all of the city of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Michigan, against the United States for loss and damage sustained when the automobile of Edward Gray, Senior, was struck by a truck owned by the United States at Camp Custer Military Reservation, at the corner of Gallagher and Jacob Avenues in the city of Hamtramck, on the 28th day of June, 1942. Time limitation. SEC. 2. Suit upon such claim may be instituted at any time within one year after the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding the lapse of time or any statute of limitations. Proceedings for the determination of such claim, appeals therefrom, and payment of any judgment thereon, shall be in the same manner as in the cases over which such court has jurisdiction under the provisions of paragraph twentieth of tat39. 1093; 6 section 24 of the Judicial Code, as amended: Provided, That the pas- 28 U.s. ., upp. II sage of this Act shall not be construed as an inference of liability on Ante, pp. 62,101. the part of the Government of the United States. Approved October 11, 1949. October 11, 1949 [H. R. 4564] [Private Law 328] Eunice Hayes and others. Time limitation. 62 Stat. 933. 28 U. 8. C., Supp. II, § 1346. Ante, pp. 62, 101. October 11, 1949 [H. R. 5375] [Private Law 329] Mrs. Hilda De Silva. 39 Stat. 875. 8U.S.C. 136. [CHAPTER 676] AN ACT To confer jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the Central Division of the Southern District of California to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of Eunice Hayes, Kathryn Hayes, and Florence Hayes Gaines. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon the United States District Court for the Central Division of the Southern District of California to hear, deter- mine, and render judgment upon the claim of Eunice Hayes, Kathryn Hayes, and Florence Hayes Gaines, of Los Angeles, California, for alleged damages sustained to their property at the southeast corner of Exposition Boulevard and Overland Boulevard, county of Los Angeles, California, as the result of the activities of the United States Army, in acquiring the property for military uses in June of 1942. SEC. 2. Suit upon such claim may be instituted at any time within one year after the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding the lapse of time or any statute of limitations. Proceedings for the determina- tion of such claim, appeals therefrom, and payment of any judgment thereon, shall be in the same manner as in the cases over which such court has jurisdiction under the provisions of section 1346 of title 28 of the United States Code. Approved October 11, 1949. [CHAPTER 677] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Hilda De Silva. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstand- ing the provisions relating to illiteracy in section 3 of the Immigration Act of 1917, as amended, Mrs. Hilda De Silva, of Bermuda, four of whose children are residents and citizens of the United States, may be admitted to the United States for permanent residence, if she is otherwise admissible under the immigration laws. Approved October 11, 1949. 1202 [63 STAT.