Federal Register: December 8, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 236)
DOCID: FR Doc 06-9588
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ACTION: Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice of a decision to designate a class of employees at the Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant (S50), Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On November 9, 2006, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC:
Employees of the Department of Energy predecessor agencies and their contractors and subcontractors who were monitored or should have been monitored while working at the S50 Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant working for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work day during the period from July 9, 1944, through December 31, 1951, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees in the SEC.
This designation will become effective on December 9, 2006, 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.
Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant (S-50), Oak Ridge, TN,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 5135336800 (this is not a tollfree number). Information requests can be submitted by email to OCAS@CDC.GOV.
Dated: November 30, 2006.
Director, National Institute for Occupational, Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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