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Ortiz may be issued a visa and admitted to the United States for permanent residence if he is found to be otherwise admissible under the provisions of that Act.

Sec. 4. The exemptions provided for in this Act shall apply only to grounds for exclusion of which the Department of State or the Department of Justice had knowledge prior to the enactment of this Act.

Approved May 16, 1958.

Private Law 85-398

AN ACT
For the relief of Apolonia Quiles Quetglas.

May 16, 1958 (H. R. 2935)

Apolonia Q. Quetglas.

66 Stat. 163.
8 USC 1101 note.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Apolonia Quiles Quetglas shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act, upon payment of the required visa fee. Upon the granting of permanent residence to such alien as provided for in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quotacontrol officer to deduct one number from the appropriate quota for the first year that such quota is available.

Approved May 16, 1958.

Quota deduction.

Private Law 85-399

AN ACT
For the relief of Harry J. Madenberg.

May 16, 1958 (H. R. 7508)

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Harry J. Madenberg of Chicago, Illinois, a city letter carrier, is relieved of all liability to pay to the United States any unpaid portion of the $666.91, for which he has been held liable on account of the theft from his custody on December 22, 1955, of nine registered letters.

SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Harry J. Madenberg an amount equaľ to all amounts which he has paid to the United States on account of the theft of registered letters referred to in the first section of this Act: Provided, 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, 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 May 16, 1958.

Private Law 85-400

AN ACT
For the relief of Maria Dittenberger.

May 16, 1958 (H. R. 8239]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in the admin

Maria Dittenberger.

66 Stat. 163.

istration of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Maria Dittenberger, 8 USC 1101 note. the fiancée of Ralph Johnson Kiefer, a citizen of the United States,

shall be eligible for a visa as a nonimmigrant temporary visitor for a period of three months: Provided, That the administrative authorities find that the said Maria Dittenberger is coming to the United States with a bona fide intention of being married to the said Ralph Johnson Kiefer and that she is found otherwise admissible under the immigration laws. In the event the marriage between the abovenamed persons does not occur within three months after the entry of the said Maria Dittenberger, she shall be required to depart from

the United States and upon failure to do so shall be deported in 283. SC 125 2, accordance with the provisions of sections 242 and 243 of the Immi

gration and Nationality Act. In the event that the marriage between the above-named persons shall occur within three months after the entry of the said Maria Dittenberger, the Attorney General is authorized and directed to record the lawful admission for permanent residence of the said Maria Dittenberger as of the date of the payment by her of the required visa fee.

Approved May 16, 1958.

Private Law 85-401

AN ACT
For the relief of Michael Romanoff.

May 16, 1958 (H. R. 8348]

Michael Romanoff.

66 Stat. 163.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the pur-

poses of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Michael Romanoff 8 USC 1 10 1 note. shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the

United States for permanent residence as of December 22, 1932, upon payment of the required visa fee.

Approved May 16, 1958.

Private Law 85-4

AN ACT
For the relief of Mrs. Helen Harvey.

May 29, 1958 (H. R. 1342)

Helen Harvey.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Mrs. Helen Harvey, of Alexandria, Virginia, is hereby relieved of all liability to refund to the United States the sum of $1,750. Such sum represents the amount of the voluntary allotment payments which were erroneously made by the Department of the Army to the said Mrs. Helen Harvey, as the wife of Warrant Officer (junior grade) Merle L. Harvey, United States Army, during the period beginning April 1, 1953, and ending October 31, 1953, after the said Merle L. Harvey had been discharged from the Army. In the audit and settlement of the accounts of any certifying or disbursing officer of the United States, full credit shall be given for the amount for which liability is relieved by this Act.

Approved May 29, 1958.

Private Law 85-403

AN ACT
For the relief of the estate of Mr. Shirley B. Stebbins.

May 29, 1958 (H. R. 4445)

Shirley B. Steb bins, estate.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in ('ongress 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 estate of Mr. Shirley B. Stebbins, late of Mecklenburg County, Virginia, the sum of $1,170. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of such estate against the United States for damage to real property owned by Mr. Shirley B. Stebbins in Goochland County, Virginia, caused when heavy equipment of the Army was recovering an airplane of the United States Army Air Forces which crashed into the James River adjacent to such real property on September 26, 1914: 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 May 29, 1958.

Private Law 85-404

AN ACT
For the relief of Alexander Grossman.

May 29, 1958 (H. R. 90 121

Alexander Grossman,

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 Alexander Grossman, of 1270 Forty-fourth Street, Brooklyn, New York, the sum of $500. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of said Alexander Grossman against the United States, in connection with the $500 departure bond posted by the said Alexander Grossman on behalf of himself, and which was declared breached on March 2, 1950: Provided, 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, 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 May 29, 1958.

Private Law 85-405

AN ACT
For the relief of Valleydale Packers, Incorporated.

May 29, 1958 (H. R. 9514)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to pay, out of money here

V a 11 e y dale Packers, Inc.

tofore made available for the eradication of the disease vesicular exanthema in swine, to Valleydale Packers, Incorporated, of Bristol, Virginia, the sum of $2,569.91, an amount equal to that heretofore paid to Valleydale Packers, Incorporated, by the State of Virginia. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of Valleydale Packers, Incorporated, against the United States arising out of the destruction of swine at its plant in Bristol, Virginia, in January 1953, because of the infection and exposure of these swine to the contagious disease, vesicular exanthema. Such swine were destroyed by order of the Department of Agriculture of the State of Virginia, cooperating with the United States Department of Agriculture, under an agreement whereby such losses were to be indemnified on the basis of 50 per centum by the State and 50 per centum by the United States: Provided, That no part of the amount paid to Valleydale Packers, Incorporated, under authority of 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 May 29, 1958.

Private Law 85-406

AN ACT

May 29, 1958 (H. R. 9991)

For the relief of Felix Garcia.

Felix Garcia.

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 shall pay, out of money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Felix Garcia, of Barrio Naranjito, Hatillo, Puerto Rico, the sum of $204.65, in settlement of all claims arising out of a vehicular collision in Puerto Rico, on April 21, 1941, involving a United States Army vehicle and a truck owned by Mr. Garcia.

Sec. 2. Notwithstanding any contract, no part of the amounts 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 such claim. Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000.

Approved May 29, 1958.

May 29, 1958 (H. R. 9992]

Private Law 85-407

AN ACT
For the relief of James R. Martin and others.

and

R. Martin others.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Lt. (J.s.) James United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the following disbursing officers and former disbursing officers of the United States Navy the amounts listed opposite their names. The amounts listed represent moneys paid from their personal funds to liquidate deficiencies incurred in their accounts, which deficiencies were not as a result of bad faith or lack of due care on their part:

Lieutenant (junior grade) James R. Martin, Supply Corps, United States Navy, $30.93; Lieutenant Carl C. Mueller, Supply Corps, United States Navy, $37.65; Lieutenant Jackson Leroy Schultz, Supply Corps, United States Navy, $45.30; Lieutenant Leroy Spratling, Supply Corps, United States Navy, $17.50; Lieutenant Commander Kern A. Ulrich, Supply Corps, United States Navy, $150; Lieutenant (junior grade) William D. Warne, Supply Corps, United States Navy, $25.

Sec. 2. The relief herein authorized shall not bar recovery from the payees or beneficiaries of the amounts improperly received by them.

Approved May 29, 1958.

Private Law 85-408

AN ACT
For the relief of Matthew M. Epstein.

June 4, 1958

(S. 2498]

Matthew M. Epstein.

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 Matthew M. Epstein of Washington, District of Columbia, the sum of $281.87. Such payment shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of the said Matthew M. Epstein against the United States for reimbursement of personal property losses incurred by him as a result of an accident which occurred on October 10, 1956, when a twelve-hundred-pound weight fell from a tower clock of a United States Government building: 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 June 4, 1958.

Private Law 85-409

AN ACT
For the relief of Doctor Thomas B. Meade.

June 4, 1958
H. R. 1466)

Dr. Thomas B. Meade,

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 funds of the District of Columbia, to Doctor Thomas B. Meade, of Brooklyn, New York, the sum of $159.87. Such sum represents reimbursement to the said Doctor Thomas B. Meade for repairing, at his own cost, his automobile which was damaged while being towed by the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, on September 10, 1954: Provided, 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, 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 June 4, 1958.

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