WAIVER OF RIGHTS TO CONFIDENTIALITY (MEDIA)
I, ______________________, (File Number _____________) residing at ____________________________, am aware that representatives of the print and/or broadcast media may be present at a hearing convened under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) on ______________, at _____ AM/PM in _________________, in the State of _____________________.
I have requested the presence of these persons, or accept their presence at this proceeding, and I hereby waive any right to confidentiality of records, documents or other materials contained in files maintained by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs and disclosed during the hearing. I further waive any right to privacy under the Privacy Act of 1974 in the disclosure of records, documents or other materials related to my claim that may be released during the course of the hearing.
Acknowledged and signed this ______day of ________, 2009.