S.2589 - Ed Walker Memorial Act for Improvements to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program110th Congress (2007-2008)
Summary: S.2589 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Introduced in Senate (02/04/2008)
Ed Walker Memorial Act for Improvements to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program - Amends the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to include certain former nuclear weapons program workers in the Special Exposure Cohort under the energy employees occupational illness compensation program.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) modify regulations and procedures to conform to amendments under this Act; and (2) initiate a petition to include workers employed at the Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna, New York, as a class to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort.