[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 62 (Friday, April 1, 2005)]
[Page 16876]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-1447]



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 445, Request 
For Approval of Official Foreign Travel.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0193.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Non-Federal consultants, 
contractors and NRC invited travelers (i.e., non-NRC employees).
    5. The number of annual respondents: 200.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 200 hours (1 hour per response).
    7. Abstract: Form 445, ``Request for Approval of Foreign Travel,'' 
is supplied by consultants, contractors, and NRC invited travelers who 
must travel to foreign countries in the course of conducting business 
for the NRC. In accordance with 48 CFR part 20, ``NRC Acquisition 
Regulation,'' contractors traveling to foreign countries are required 
to complete this form. The information requested includes the name of 
the Office Director/Regional Administrator or Chairman, as appropriate, 
the traveler's identifying information, purpose of travel, listing of 
the trip coordinators, other NRC travelers and contractors attending 
the same meeting, and a proposed itinerary.
    Submit, by May 31, 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 World Wide 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 F3), 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 28th day of March 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E5-1447 Filed 3-31-05; 8:45 am]