[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 189 (Friday, September 30, 2005)]
[Pages 57329-57330]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-5332]



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.

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    2. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR part 74, 
``Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material (SNM);'' 
NUREG-1065, Rev. 2, ``Acceptable Standard Format and Content for the 
Fundamental Nuclear Material Control (FNMC) Plan Required for Low 
Enriched Uranium Facilities;'' NUREG/CR-5734, ``Recommendations to the 
NRC on Acceptable Standard Format and Content for the Fundamental 
Nuclear Material Control Plan Required for Low-Enriched Uranium 
Enrichment Facilities;'' and NUREG-1280, Rev. 1, ``Standard Format and 
Content Acceptance Criteria for the Material Control and Accounting 
(MC&A) Reform Amendment.''
    3. The form number if applicable: N/A.
    4. How often the collection is required: Submission of the FNMC 
plan is a one-time requirement which has been completed by all current 
licensees. However, licensees may submit amendments or revisions to the 
plans as necessary. In addition, specified inventory and material 
status reports are required annually or semi-annually. Other reports 
are submitted as events occur.
    5. Who will be required or asked to report: Persons licensed under 
10 CFR part 70 who possess and use certain forms and quantities of SNM.
    6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 134.
    7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 22.
    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 9064 (1,269 hours for reporting 
and 7,795 hours for recordkeeping (an average of 53 hours per response 
and 71 hours annually for each of 110 recordkeepers).
    9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 
applies: N/A .
    10. Abstract: 10 CFR part 74 establishes requirements for material 
control and accounting of SNM, and specific performance-based 
regulations for licensees authorized to possess, use, and produce 
strategic special nuclear material, and special nuclear material of 
moderate strategic significance and low strategic significance. The 
information is used by NRC to make licensing and regulatory 
determinations concerning material control and accounting of special 
nuclear material and to satisfy obligations of the United States to the 
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Submission or retention of 
the information is mandatory for persons subject to the 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 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 should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by October 31, 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-
0123), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 
    Comments can also be e-mailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4650.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, 301-415-7233.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd day of September, 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E5-5332 Filed 9-29-05; 8:45 am]