Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort, 3898 [2013-00924]

Download as PDF 3898 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Mound Plant, in Miamisburg, Ohio, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On December 7, 2012, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC: SUMMARY: All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Mound Plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, from September 1, 1972, through December 31, 1972, or from January 1, 1975, through December 31, 1976, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees in the Special Exposure Cohort. This designation became effective on January 6, 2013, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on January 6, 2013, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C– 46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877–222–7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2013–00920 Filed 1–16–13; 8:45 am] (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X–10), in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On December 7, 2012, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC: SUMMARY: All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked in any area at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X–10) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, from June 17, 1943, through July 31, 1955, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees in the Special Exposure Cohort. This designation became effective on January 6, 2013, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on January 6, 2013, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C– 46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877–222–7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2013–00924 Filed 1–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10142 and CMS– R–262] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with BILLING CODE 4163–19–P Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:19 Jan 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition 
to the Special Exposure Cohort

AGENCY: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and 
Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS 
decision to designate a class of employees from Oak Ridge National 
Laboratory (X-10), in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as an addition to the 
Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational 
Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On December 7, 2012, as 
provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated 
the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor 
agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked in any 
area at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10) in Oak Ridge, 
Tennessee, from June 17, 1943, through July 31, 1955, for a number 
of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either 
solely under this employment, or in combination with work days 
within the parameters established for one or more other classes of 
employees in the Special Exposure Cohort.

This designation became effective on January 6, 2013, as provided for 
under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on January 6, 2013, 
members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, 
became members of the SEC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, 
Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia 
Parkway, MS C-46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877-222-7570. 
Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-00924 Filed 1-16-13; 8:45 am]
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