[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 230 (Wednesday, December 1, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 74733]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-30205]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; 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), 
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 the Ames Laboratory, 
Ames, Iowa, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under 
the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 
2000. On October 6, 2010, 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 its contractors and subcontractors who worked in any 
area of the Department of Energy facility at the Ames Laboratory 
from January 1, 1955 through December 31, 1960, 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 November 5, 2010, as provided 
for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on November 5, 2010, 
members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, 
became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Interim Director, 
Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-46, 
Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877-222-7570. Information requests can 
also be submitted by e-mail to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

 John Howard,
 Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2010-30205 Filed 11-30-10; 8:45 am]
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