[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 81 (Wednesday, April 28, 2010)]
[Page 22410]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-9860]



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.


SUMMARY: HHS gives notice of a decision to designate a class of 
employees at the Nevada Test Site as an addition to the Special 
Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness 
Compensation Program Act of 2000. On April 5, 2010, the Secretary of 
HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the 

    All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor 
agencies, and its contractors and subcontractors who worked at the 
Nevada Test Site, from January 1, 1963 through December 31, 1992, 
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 will become effective on May 5, 2010, 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, 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 [email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2010-9860 Filed 4-27-10; 8:45 am]