[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 46 (Thursday, March 10, 2005)]
[Pages 12019-12020]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-4668]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

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

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following 
proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby 
informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection 
of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Revision.
    2. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 73--
``Physical Protection of Plants and Materials.''
    3. The form number if applicable: Not Applicable.
    4. How often the collection is required: On occasion, with the 
exception of the initial submittal of revised Security Plans, 
Safeguards Contingency Plans, and Security Training and Qualification 
Plans. Required reports are submitted and evaluated as events occur.
    5. Who will be required or asked to report: Nuclear power reactor 
licensees, licensed under 10 CFR Part 50 or 52 who possess, use, 
import, export, transport, or deliver to a carrier for transport, 
special nuclear material.
    6. An estimate of the number of responses: 78,478.
    7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 384.

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    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 524,820 hours (50,212 reporting 
[0.64 hours per response] and 474,608 recordkeeping [1,236 hours per 
    9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 
applies: Not applicable.
    10. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10 CFR part 73 prescribe 
requirements for establishment and maintenance of a physical protection 
system with capabilities for protection of special nuclear material at 
fixed sites and in transit and of plants in which special nuclear 
material is used. The information in the reports and records is used by 
the NRC staff to ensure that the health and safety of the public is 
protected and that licensee possession and use of special nuclear 
material is in compliance with license and regulatory requirements.
    A copy of the final supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F23, 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 should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by April 11, 2005. Comments received after this date will 
be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of 
consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.

John A. Asalone, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-
0002), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington DC 

    Comments can also be e-mailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4687.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, 301-415-7233.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of March 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 05-4668 Filed 3-9-05; 8:45 am]