[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 80 (Wednesday, April 27, 2005)]
[Page 21820]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-1984]



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: Extension.
    2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 536, 
``Operator Licensing Examination Data.''
    3. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 536.
    4. How often the collection is required: Annually.
    5. Who will be required or asked to report: All holders of operator 
licenses or construction permits for nuclear power reactors.
    6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 80.
    7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 80.
    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 80.
    9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 
applies: Not applicable.
    10. 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 industry.
    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 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 should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by May 27, 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 (3150-0131), NEOB-10202, 
Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments can also be e-mailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4650.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, (301) 415-7233.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of April, 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E5-1984 Filed 4-26-05; 8:45 am]