[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 111 (Thursday, June 11, 2009)]
[Page 27830]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13704]



[Docket No. NRC-2009-0186]

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 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC invites public comment about our intention to request 
the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection 
that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the 
Federal Register 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: Policy Statement on 
Cooperation with States at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants and Other 
Production or Utilization Facilities;
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0163;
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion, when a State 
wishes to observe NRC inspections or perform inspections for NRC;
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Those States interested in 
observing or performing inspections;
    5. The number of annual respondents: 56 (50 for nuclear facility 
licensees + 6 for materials security licensees);
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 800 hours (approximately 10 hours per response);
    7. Abstract: States wishing to enter into an agreement with NRC to 
observe or participate in NRC inspections at nuclear power facilities 
or conduct materials security inspections against NRC Orders are 
requested to provide certain information to the NRC to ensure close 
cooperation and consistency with the NRC inspection program, as 
specified by the Commission's Policy of Cooperation with States at 
Commercial Nuclear Power Plants and Other Nuclear Production or 
Utilization Facilities and Section 274i of the Atomic Energy Act, as 
    Submit, by August 10, 2009, 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, Maryland 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 submitted in writing or in 
electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because 
your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact 
information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in 
your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments 
submitted should reference Docket No. NRC-2009-0186. You may submit 
your comments by any of the following methods. Electronic comments: Go 
to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2009-0186. 
Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. 
Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed 
to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-
415-6874, or by e-mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of June 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
Tremaine Donnell,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E9-13704 Filed 6-10-09; 8:45 am]