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

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




HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000.

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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.

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Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b). 42 U.S.C. 7384 l (14)(C).

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On September 30, 2013, as provided for under 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 at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, from January 1, 1984, through December 31, 1991, 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 included in the Special Exposure Cohort.

This designation became effective on October 30, 2013. Hence, beginning on October 30, 2013, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC.

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John Howard,

Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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[FR Doc. 2013-28454 Filed 11-26-13; 8:45 am]