[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 147 (Tuesday, August 2, 2005)]
[Page 44389]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-4104]



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 396, 
``Certification of Medical Examination by Facility Licensee''.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0024.
    3. How often the collection is required: Upon application for an 
initial operator license, every six years for the renewal of operator 
or senior operator license, and upon notices of disability.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Facility licensees who are 
tasked with certifying the medical fitness of an applicant or licensee.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 137.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 758 (288 hours for reporting (.25 hours per response) and 
470 hours for recordkeeping (3.4 hours per recordkeeper)).
    7. Abstract: NRC Form 396 is used to transmit information to the 
NRC regarding the medical condition of applicants for initial operator 
licenses or renewal of operator licenses and for the maintenance of 
medical records for all licensed operators. The information is used to 
determine whether the physical condition and general health of 
applicants for operator licensees is such that the applicant would not 
be expected to cause operational errors and endanger public health and 
    Submit, by October 3, 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 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 in Rockville, Maryland, this27th day of July 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E5-4104 Filed 8-1-05; 8:45 am]