[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 178 (Wednesday, September 16, 2009)]
[Pages 47624-47625]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-22327]




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.


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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. 
The NRC published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period on this information collection on June 11, 2009.
    1. Type of submission: new, revision, or extension: Extension.
    2. The title of the information collection: Policy Statement on 
Cooperation with States at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants and Other 
Production or Utilization Facilities.
    3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0163.
    4. The form number if applicable: N/A.
    5. How often the collection is required: On occasion, when a State 
wishes to observe NRC inspections or perform inspections for NRC.
    6. Who will be required or asked to report: Those States interested 
in observing or performing inspections.
    7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 80.
    8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 56 (50 for nuclear 
facility licensees + 6 for materials security licensees).
    9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 800 hours (approximately 10 hours 
per response).
    10. 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 
    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 October 16, 2009. 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. 
Christine J. Kymn, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-
0163), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 
    The NRC Acting Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, (301) 415-

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of September 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E9-22327 Filed 9-15-09; 8:45 am]