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Released September 12, 2001

Federal Communications Commission Closes Offices

Due to the national emergency that occurred yesterday, September 11, the Federal Communications Commission closed its offices early in the morning. According to section 1.4(e)(1) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. Section 1.4(e)(1), all filings, paper and electronic, that were due on September 11, 2001, are due today, September 12, 2001, the Commission's next official work day after early closing. In addition, September 11th does not count in computing filing periods that are less than seven days. See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.4(g).