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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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For the relief of Colonel John A. Ryan, Junior. [s. 2353] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Ryan, J -John A. ^^^- r. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to John A. Ryan, Junior, colonel. United States Air Force, the sum of $100,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of the said Colonel John A. Ryan, Junior, against the United States, or any foreign country, resulting from the development by him outside of official working hours of a new bombing system known as the low altitude bombing system and apparatus, the said Colonel John A. Ryan, Junior, having been unable to protect or retain the domestic or foreign commercial rights to such system because of the security laws of the United States: Provided, That such payment shall be upon condition that Colonel John A. Ryan, Junior, assign to the United States the entire right, title, and interest to such invention: And provided further, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim. Approved September 15, 1960.