[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 38 (Friday, February 27, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 8962]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-4253]


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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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice 
concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of 
employees at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago, Illinois, as an 
addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
January 16, 2009, 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 AWE employees who worked at the Metallurgical Laboratory in 
Chicago, Illinois, from August 13, 1942 through June 30, 1946, 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 SEC.

    This designation became effective on February 15, 2009, as provided 
for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on February 15, 
2009, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this 
notice, became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Elliott, Director, Office of 
Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational 
Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-46, Cincinnati, 
OH 45226, Telephone 513-533-6800 (this is not a toll-free number). 
Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to [email protected].

Christine M. Branche,
Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-4253 Filed 2-26-09; 8:45 am]
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