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105th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 998


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            October 8, 1997

  Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
                   For the relief of Lloyd B. Gamble.

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

SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS.

    (a) Payment.--The Secretary of the Treasury shall pay, out of any 
money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lloyd B. Gamble of 
Fairfax, Virginia, the sum of $253,488.
    (b) Basis.--The payment required by subsection (a) shall be to 
compensate Lloyd B. Gamble for the injuries sustained by him as a 
result of the administration to him, without his knowledge, of lysergic 
acid diethylamide by United States Army personnel in 1957.

SEC. 2. SATISFACTION OF CLAIMS.

    The payment made pursuant to section 1 shall be in full 
satisfaction of all claims Lloyd B. Gamble may have against the United 
States for any injury described in such section.

SEC. 3. INELIGIBILITY FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS.

    Upon payment of the sum referred to in section 1, Lloyd B. Gamble 
shall not be eligible for any compensation or benefits from the 
Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense for any 
injury described in such section.

SEC. 4. LIMITATION OF AGENTS AND ATTORNEYS FEES.

    It shall be unlawful for an amount of more than 10 percent of the 
amount paid pursuant to section 1 to be paid to or received by any 
agent or attorney for any service rendered to Lloyd B. Gamble in 
connection with the benefits provided by this Act. Any person who 
violates this section shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be 
subject to a fine in the amount provided in title 18, United States 
Code.

            Passed the House of Representatives October 7, 1997.

            Attest:

                                                ROBIN H. CARLE,

                                                                 Clerk.

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