[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 34 (Tuesday, February 22, 2005)]
[Pages 8640-8641]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-3263]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: 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: 10 CFR Part 81, 
Standard Specification for Granting of Patent Licenses.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150--0121.
    3. How often the collection is required: Application for licenses 
are submitted once. Other reports are submitted annually or as other 
events required.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Applicants for and holders 
of NRC Licenses to NRC inventions.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 1.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 37 hours estimated; however, no applications are 
anticipated during the next 3 years.
    7. Abstract: 10 CFR Part 81 establishes the standard specifications 
for the issuance of licenses to rights in inventions covered by patents 
or patent applications invested in the United States, as represented by 
or in the custody of the Commission and other patents in which the 
Commission has legal rights.
    Submit, by April 25, 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),

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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 14th day of February 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 05-3263 Filed 2-18-05; 8:45 am]