H. R. 4277
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 4, 2007
Mr. Walsh of New York introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
For the relief of Maria Manzano.
Compensation of Maria Manzano
The Secretary of the Treasury shall pay, out of funds not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $35,246.22 to Maria Manzano of Syracuse, New York, in full settlement of all claims of Maria Manzano against the United States arising out of the improper disclosure of the records of the grievance proceedings brought in 1971 by an employee of the Laboratory Division of the Department of State asserting a complaint against Maria Manzano, a supervisor in such Division.
No inference of liability
Nothing in this Act shall be construed as an inference of liability on the part of the United States.
Limitation on attorneys' and agents' fees
It shall be unlawful for an amount exceeding 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 in connection with the payment under this Act.
Any person who violates subsection (a) shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be fined under title 18, United States Code.