[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 197 (Wednesday, October 14, 2009)]
[Pages 52820-52821]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-24720]



[Docket No. NRC-2009-0422]

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: ``10 CFR part 71, 
Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0008.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. Applications 
for package certification may be made at any time. Required reports are 
collected and evaluated on a continuing basis as events occur.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: All NRC specific licensees 
who place byproduct, source, or special nuclear material into 
transportation, and all persons who wish to apply for NRC approval of 
package designs for use in such transportation.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 250.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 59,782 hours (54,208 reporting + 5,574 hours 
    7. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10 CFR part 71 establish 
requirements for packing, preparation for shipment, and transportation 
of licensed material, and prescribe procedures, standards, and 
requirements for approval by NRC of packaging and shipping procedures 
for fissile material and for quantities of licensed material in excess 
of Type A quantities.
    Submit, by December 14, 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, 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 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-2009-0422. 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-2009-0422. 
Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,

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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 301-415-6258, or by e-mail to 
[email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 5th day of October 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E9-24720 Filed 10-13-09; 8:45 am]