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upon the claim against the United States, described in this Act, of Henry James Taylor. Such claim arises out of severe personal injuries sustained on or about August 22, 1956, by the said Henry James Taylor, who was then aged seven, as a result of his coming in contact with an allegedly unprotected high-voltage transformer near his home at Fort Belvoir.

Sec. 2. Suit upon the claim referred to in the first section of this Act may be instituted at any time within the one-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, notwithstanding the lapse of time, any statute of limitations, or any other provision of law. Proceedings for the determination of such claim, appeals therefrom, and payment of any judgments thereon, shall be in the same manner as in cases over which such court has jurisdiction under chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as an admission of liability on the part of the United States.

Approved September 21, 1961.

28 USC 267 12680.

Private Law 87-201

AN ACT
For the relief of Charles P. Redick.

September 21, 1961

(H. R. 5182]

Charles P. Redick.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law or limitation on amounts of annual leave, the Secretary of Commerce is authorized and directed to recredit to the leave account of Charles P. Redick, Chevy Chase, Maryland, two hundred and forty hours of annual leave which he lost as a result of his unlawful separation from employment in the Office of the Housing Expediter for the period beginning August 1, 1947, and ending on October 18, 1947, the date of his restoration to Government employment.

Approved September 21, 1961.

Private Law 87-202

AN ACT

September 21, 1961

(H. R. 5559)

For the relief of Ralph E. Swift and his wife, Sally Swift.

Ralph E. Swift and wife,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding any statute of limitations or lapse of time, jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to hear, determine, and render judgment upon any claims of Ralph E. Swift, and his wife, Sally Swift, both of Melrose Park, Illinois, against the United States arising out of an accident which occurred when a United States Air Force plane crashed in a vacant lot adjacent to a house owned by said Ralph E. Swift and Sally Swift on July 28, 1953.

SEC. 2. Suit upon any such claims may be instituted at any time within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act. Proceedings for the determination of such claims and review thereof, and payment of any judgment thereon, shall be in accordance with the provisions of law applicable to cases over which the court has jurisdiction under section 1346(b) of title 28 of the United States Code. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as an inference of liability on the part of the United States.

Approved September 21, 1961.

63 Stat. 62.

64207 0-62-61

Private Law 87-203

AN ACT
For the relief of Harry Weinstein.

September 21, 1961

(H. R. 6996)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Harry Weinstein. 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 Harry Weinstein, of Palisades Park, New Jersey, the sum of $750. Such sum represents reimbursement to the said Harry Weinstein for payment made out of his own funds in settlement of a civil action brought against him before the Law Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen County, New Jersey, as the result of a motor vehicle accident occurring on December 14, 1957, when the said Harry Weinstein was operating a Government vehicle in the course of his duties as an employee of the Post Office Department: 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 not withstanding. 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 September 21, 1961.

Private Law 87-204

September 21, 1961

(H. R. 7264)

AN ACT
For the relief of M. C. Pitts.

M. C. Pitts. 39 Stat. 746.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in ('ongress assembled, That notwithstanding the provisions of sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. 765–770), the Secretary of Labor is authorized and directed (1) to consider any claim filed within one year after the enactment of this Act by M. Č. Pitts, of Okeechobee, Florida, for compensation for disability resulting from an injury alleged to have been incurred by him on September 16, 1950, while performing services as postmaster at Okeechobee, Florida, and (2) to award to the said M. C. Pitts any compensation to which he would have been entitled had such claim been filed within the time and in the manner provided by such sections: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue by reason of the enactment of this Act for any period prior to its enactment, except in case of such medical or hospitalization expenditures as may be deemed reimbursable.

Approved September 21, 1961.

September 22, 1961

(H. R. 2655)

Private Law 87-205

AN ACT
For the relief of Mrs. Pamela Gough Walker.

er.

66 Stat. 182. 8 USC 1 182.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Pamela G. Walk- United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstand

ing the provision of section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Mrs. Pamela Gough Walker may be issued a visa and

admitted to the United States for permanent residence if she is found
to be otherwise admissible under the provisions of such Act, under such
conditions and controls as the Attorney General, after consultation
with the Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service,
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, may deem necesary
to impose: Provided, That, unless the beneficiary is entitled to care
under chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, a suitable and proper
bond or undertaking, approved by the Attorney General, be deposited 1085.
as prescribed by section 213 of the Immigration and Nationality Act:
Provided further, That this exemption shall apply only to a ground
for exclusion of which the Department of State or the Department of
Justice had knowledge prior to the enactment of this Act.

Approved September 22, 1961.

72 Stat. 1445.
10 USC 1071 -

8 USC 1183.

Private Law 87-206

AN ACT
For the relief of Woody W. Hackney of Fort Worth, Texas.

September 22, 1961

(H. R. 3863)

Woody W. Hack ney.

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 Woody W. Hackney of Fort Worth, Texas, the sum of $9,894.31. The payment of such sum shall be in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for compensation for all losses directly or indirectly sustained by him through injury or damage to livestock, real property, crops, and equipment, and all losses in milk production, resulting from the crashing upon his real property, on April 23, 1960, of an F-86L aircraft (SN 53-4085) while such aircraft was engaged in a training flight of the One Hundred and Thirty-sixth Air Defense Wing, Texas Air National Guard: 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 September 22, 1961.

Private Law 87-207

AN ACT

September 26, 1961

(s. 29)

For the relief of Ok Nyu Choi (Ann Wollmar).

Ok Nyu Choi.
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, Ók Nyu Choi (Ann Wollmar) 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: Provided, That the natural parents of the said Ok Nyu Choi (Ann Wollmar) shall not, by virtue of such parentage, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Approved September 26, 1961.

September 26, 1961

(s. 158)

Private Law 87-208

AN ACT
To confer upon the domestic relations branch of the municipal court for the

District of Columbia jurisdiction to hear and determine the petition for
adoption filed by Marie Taliaferro.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Marie Taliaferro. United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) jurisdic

Petition adoption.

tion is hereby conferred upon the domestic relations branch of the
municipal court for the District of Columbia to hear, determine, and
render a final or interlocutory decree of adoption upon, the petition
for adoption filed by Marie Taliaferro and now pending before such
court (adoption numbered A52-60).

(b) Proceedings for the determination of such petition shall be in
the same manner as in the case of a petition for adoption regularly
filed under the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act to prescribe

and regulate the procedure for adoption in the District of Columbia", D. C. Code 16- approved June 8, 1954 (68 Stat. 240), except that the provisions of

section 4 of such Act providing that no petition shall be considered by
the court unless petitioner's spouse, if he has one, joins in the petition
shall not be applicable.

Sec. 2. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as directing the domes-
tic relations branch of the municipal court for the District of Columbia
to grant the petition for adoption referred to in the first section of this
Act.

Approved September 26, 1961.

208 - 16-225.

Private Law 87-209

AN ACT
For the relief of Constantinos Georgiou Stavropoulos.

September 26, 1961

(S. 262]

1155.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Constantinos G. United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purStavropoulos.

66 Stat. 166, 180. poses of sections 101 (a) (27) (A) and 205 of the Immigration and
SUSC 1101, Nationality Act, Constantinos Georgiou Stavropoulos shall be held

and considered to be the minor natural-born alien child of Mr. and
Mrs. John D. Stavropoulos, citizens of the United States: Provided,
That the natural parents of Constantinos Georgiou Stavropoulos shall
not, by virtue of such parentage be accorded any right, privilege, or
status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Approved September 26, 1961.

Private Law 87-210 September 26, 1961

AN ACT (S. 263)

For the relief of Guisseppe Glorioso.

OSO.

73 Stat. 644.

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

poses of the Act of September 22, 1959 (Public Law 86-363), 8 USC 1153 note. Guisseppe Glorioso shall be deemed to be within the purview of section

4 of that Act.

Approved September 26, 1961.

Private Law 87-211

AN ACT
For the relief of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Leong.

September 26, 1961

(S. 264)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in the administration of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the provisions of the proviso to section 201(a) shall not be applicable in the cases of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Leong, natives of Burma.

Approved September 26, 1961.

Mr. and

Mrs. Franklin Leong.

66 Stat. 175. 8 USC 1151.

Private Law 87-212

AN ACT
For the relief of Young Jei Oh and Soon Nee Lee.

September 26, 1961

[S. 547]

66 Stat. 166, 180.

8 USC 110 1, 1155.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the pur; and soon Mee Lee.

Young poses of sections 101 (a) (27)(A) and 205 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the minor children, Young Jei Oh and Soon Nee Lee, shall be held and considered to be the minor alien children of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Riddell, citizens of the United States: Provided, That no natural parent of the beneficiaries, by virtue of such parentage, shall be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Approved September 26, 1961.

Private Law 87-213

AN ACT
For the relief of Olga G. Coutsoubinas and Spyridon G. Coutsoubinas.

September 26, 1961

(S. 553)

pur

Olga G. and Spy

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 poses of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Olga G. Coutsoubinas bidon. G. Coutsouand Spyridon G. Coutsoubinas 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 fees. Upon the granting of permanent residence to such aliens as provided for in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct the required numbers from the appropriate quota or quotas for the first year that such quota or quotas are available.

Approved September 26, 1961.

Quota deduction.

Private Law 87-214

AN ACT
For the relief of Maria Trela Terpak.

September 26, 1961

(S. 976)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purposes of sections 101(a) (27)(A) and 205 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the minor child, Maria Trela Terpak, shall be held and considered to be the natural-born alien child of Mr. and Mrs.

Maria T. Terpak. 66 St at, 166, 180. 8 USC 1101, 1155.

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