[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Pages 76489-76490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31297]



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.


SUMMARY: HHS gives notice of a 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, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees 
as an addition to the SEC:

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    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 will become effective on January 6, 2013, 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.

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 1-877-222-7570. 
Information requests can also be submitted by email to [email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-31297 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]