Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort, 59621 [2017-27038]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 240 / Friday, December 15, 2017 / Notices 3. Rulemaking. Should the regulations for this program be in the FAR, in separate GSA regulations, or both? Why? sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES D. Additional Considerations What other issues are especially important in thinking about Phase I and the initial implementation plan? III. Public Meeting GSA and OMB are holding a modified town-hall style public meeting on January 9, 2018. The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and conclude no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Attendees can attend the meeting in person at GSA Central Office or virtually through GSA’s internet meeting platform, Adobe Connect. Further details on the virtual meeting will be made available via GSA Interact at https://interact.gsa.gov/ group/commercial-platform-initiative. (GSA may encourage industry-toindustry dialogue through this interact site.) GSA and OMB will not make presentations and will not answer questions during this meeting. Instead, GSA and OMB will actively listen to the viewpoints and information presented by different interested parties. GSA and OMB may pose questions to participants to clarify feedback, to generate dialogue, or to increase understanding. This meeting will focus on Phase I. Future sessions are envisioned to gather information for subsequent implementation phases. In-person Attendance: Interested parties may attend the public meeting to be held in the GSA Auditorium at GSA Headquarters, located at 1800 F St NW, Washington, DC 20405. The public is asked to pre-register by January 2, 2018, due to security and seating limitations. To pre-register, email the names of attendees (required) and the name of their organization (not required) to Mr. Matthew McFarland at section846@ gsa.gov. Registration check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time January 9, 2018, and the meeting will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, January 9, 2018. Attendees must be prepared to present a form of government-issued photo identification. Oral Presentations: GSA and OMB intend to conduct a modified town-hall/ panel style discussion focused around each of the three main topics outlined above (i.e., program design, buying practices, and implementation). GSA will assign parties interested in presenting (at the public meeting) into panels. VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:42 Dec 14, 2017 Jkt 244001 GSA intends to organize panel discussions around each of the three topic areas (General Program Design, Buying Practices, and Implementation). Each panel discussion will include up to five panelists and is expected to run between one to two hours. Parties wishing to participate as a panel member should email Mr. Matthew McFarland at section846@gsa.gov by December 28, 2017, noting which of the three topics they wish to address. GSA will select the panelists from amongst those expressing an interest and will formally notify them of which panel and estimated starting time. In selecting panelists, GSA will seek an array of perspectives, backgrounds, and views. As part of the facilitated dialogue, GSA and OMB employees will ask the panelists questions. Time permitting, other attendees may also be invited to ask questions. Time will be reserved before the conclusion of the meeting for attendees to comment on issues not already addressed. Note: Requests made after the deadline to participate on a panel may be accepted if space permits. Virtual Attendance: Interested parties may also attend virtually through GSA’s virtual meeting platform, hosted by Adobe Connect. Further details on the virtual meeting will be made available via GSA Interact at https:// interact.gsa.gov/group/commercialplatform-initiative. Meeting Accommodations: The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Request for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Matthew McFarland at section846@ gsa.gov or 202–690–9232 by December 28, 2017. The TTY number for further information is: 1–800–877–8339. When the operator answers the call, let them know the agency is the General Services Administration; the point-of-contact is Mr. Matthew McFarland at 202–690– 9232. Dated: December 11, 2017. Jeffrey A. Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–26964 Filed 12–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P PO 00000 59621 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 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 of a decision to designate a class of employees from the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Scoville, Idaho, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 1090 Tusculum Avenue, MS C– 46, Cincinnati, OH 45226–1938, Telephone 1–877–222–7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b). 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). On November 22, 2017, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C),the Acting 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 at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Scoville, Idaho, and who were monitored for external radiation at the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant (CPP) (e.g., at least one film badge or TLD dosimeter from CPP) between January 1, 1975, and December 31, 1980, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring 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 will become effective on December 22, 2017, unless Congress provides otherwise prior to the effective date. After this effective date, HHS will publish a notice in the Federal Register reporting the addition of this class to the SEC or the result of any provision by Congress regarding the decision by HHS to add the class to the SEC. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2017–27038 Filed 12–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 240 (Friday, December 15, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


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 of a decision to designate a class of 
employees from the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Scoville, Idaho, 
as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, 
Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 1090 Tusculum 
Avenue, MS C-46, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1938, Telephone 1-877-222-7570. 
Information requests can also be submitted by email to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b). 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C).
    On November 22, 2017, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 
7384l(14)(C),the Acting 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 at the 
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Scoville, Idaho, and who were 
monitored for external radiation at the Idaho Chemical Processing 
Plant (CPP) (e.g., at least one film badge or TLD dosimeter from 
CPP) between January 1, 1975, and December 31, 1980, for a number of 
work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring 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 will become effective on December 22, 2017, unless 
Congress provides otherwise prior to the effective date. After this 
effective date, HHS will publish a notice in the Federal Register 
reporting the addition of this class to the SEC or the result of any 
provision by Congress regarding the decision by HHS to add the class to 
the SEC.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2017-27038 Filed 12-14-17; 8:45 am]
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