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The application period for the Assistance Program Under the 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act of 2001 starts on December 2, 2005 and closes on April 3, 2006.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE POSTING OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. All questions should be directed to Tom Olshanski, Heroes Stamp, USFA, National Emergency Training Center (NETC), 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, or call 1-866-887-9107, or send e-mail to FEMA-HeroesStamp@dhs.gov.

The 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act of 2001 directed the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal stamp and distribute the proceeds through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to the families of emergency relief personnel killed or permanently physically disabled while serving in the line of duty in connection with the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. This notice announces the application period for the Assistance Program Under the 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act of 2001.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE EXPECTED NUMBER OF AWARDS, AWARD CEILING AND AWARD FLOOR LISTED BELOW ARE ESTIMATES. Final amounts to be paid out to claimants will only be determined after the total number of eligible applications filed have been determined.

Individuals eligible to submit a claim for assistance under the 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act of 2001 (the Act) are personal representatives of those emergency relief personnel who, while acting in their official capacity were killed; or those who were permanently physically disabled in the line of duty while serving at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, or Shanksville, Pennsylvania site in connection with the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.