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Title 28Chapter IPart 79


TITLE 28—Judicial Administration

CHAPTER I—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED)

PART 79—CLAIMS UNDER THE RADIATION EXPOSURE COMPENSATION ACT

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§79.1
Purpose.
§79.2
General definitions.
§79.3
Compensable claim categories under the Act.
§79.4
Determination of claims and affidavits.
§79.5
Requirements for medical documentation, contemporaneous records, and other records or documents.
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Subpart B—ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMS RELATING TO LEUKEMIA

§79.10
Scope of subpart.
§79.11
Definitions.
§79.12
Criteria for eligibility for claims relating to leukemia.
§79.13
Proof of physical presence for the requisite period and proof of participation onsite during a period of atmospheric nuclear testing.
§79.14
Proof of initial exposure prior to age 21.
§79.15
Proof of onset of leukemia more than two years after first exposure.
§79.16
Proof of medical condition.
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Subpart C—ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMS RELATING TO CERTAIN SPECIFIED DISEASES CONTRACTED AFTER EXPOSURE IN AN AFFECTED AREA (“DOWNWINDERS”)

§79.20
Scope of subpart.
§79.21
Definitions.
§79.22
Criteria for eligibility for claims relating to certain specified diseases contracted after exposure in an affected area (“downwinders”).
§79.23
Proof of physical presence for the requisite period.
§79.24
Proof of initial or first exposure after age 20 for claims under §79.22(b)(1).
§79.25
Proof of onset of leukemia at least two years after first exposure, and proof of onset of a specified compensable disease more than five years after first exposure.
§79.26
Proof of medical condition.
§79.27
Indication of the presence of hepatitis B or cirrhosis.
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Subpart D—ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMS BY ONSITE PARTICIPANTS

§79.30
Scope of subpart.
§79.31
Definitions.
§79.32
Criteria for eligibility for claims by onsite participants.
§79.33
Proof of participation onsite during a period of atmospheric nuclear testing.
§79.34
Proof of medical condition.
§79.35
Proof of onset of leukemia at least two years after first exposure, and proof of onset of a specified compensable disease more than five years after first exposure.
§79.36
Indication of the presence of hepatitis B or cirrhosis.
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Subpart E—ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMS BY URANIUM MINERS

§79.40
Scope of subpart.
§79.41
Definitions.
§79.42
Criteria for eligibility for claims by miners.
§79.43
Proof of employment as a miner.
§79.44
Proof of working level month exposure to radiation.
§79.45
Proof of primary lung cancer.
§79.46
Proof of nonmalignant respiratory disease.
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Subpart F—ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMS BY URANIUM MILLERS

§79.50
Scope of subpart.
§79.51
Definitions.
§79.52
Criteria for eligibility for claims by uranium millers.
§79.53
Proof of employment as a miller.
§79.54
Proof of primary lung cancer.
§79.55
Proof of nonmalignant respiratory disease.
§79.56
Proof of primary renal cancer.
§79.57
Proof of chronic renal disease.
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Subpart G—ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMS BY ORE TRANSPORTERS

§79.60
Scope of subpart.
§79.61
Definitions.
§79.62
Criteria for eligibility for claims by ore transporters.
§79.63
Proof of employment as an ore transporter.
§79.64
Proof of primary lung cancer.
§79.65
Proof of nonmalignant respiratory disease.
§79.66
Proof of primary renal cancer.
§79.67
Proof of chronic renal disease.
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Subpart H—PROCEDURES

§79.70
Attorney General's delegation of authority.
§79.71
Filing of claims.
§79.72
Review and resolution of claims.
§79.73
Appeals procedures.
§79.74
Representatives and attorney's fees.
§79.75
Procedures for payment of claims.
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Appendix
Appendix A to Part 79—FVC and FEV-1 Lower Limits of Normal Values
Appendix
Appendix B to Part 79—Blood-Gas Study Tables
Appendix
Appendix C to Part 79—Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Offset Worksheet—On Site Participants

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