Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (09/13/2001)

Requires the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance to authorize payment (within 30 days of employing agency certification) of death or permanent disability benefits to qualified beneficiaries of public safety officers who were killed or who suffered a catastrophic injury as a direct and proximate result of a personal injury sustained in the line of duty in connection with the rescue or recovery efforts related to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.