[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 32 (Thursday, February 17, 2005)]
[Pages 8116-8117]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-3050]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information 
collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of 
continued approval of information collections under the provisions of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 536, 
``Operator Licensing Examination Data''.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0131.
    3. How often the collection is required: Annually.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: All holders of operator 
licenses or construction permits for nuclear power reactors.

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    5. The number of annual respondents: 80.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 80.
    7. Abstract: NRC is requesting renewal of its clearance to annually 
request all commercial power reactor licensees and applicants for an 
operating license to voluntarily send to the NRC: (1) Their projected 
number of candidates for operator licensing initial examinations; (2) 
the estimated dates of the examinations; (3) if the examination will be 
facility developed or NRC developed, and (4) the estimated number of 
individuals that will participate in the Generic Fundamentals 
Examination (GFE) for that calendar year. Except for the GFE, this 
information is used to plan budgets and resources in regard to operator 
examination scheduling in order to meet the needs of the nuclear 
    Submit, by April 18, 2005, comments that address the following 
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
    2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
    3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected?
    4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology?
    A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance 
requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document 
will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the 
signature date of this notice.
    Comments and questions about the information collection 
requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Jo. 
Shelton (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7233, or by Internet electronic 
mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day of February 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 05-3050 Filed 2-16-05; 8:45 am]