[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 63 (Friday, April 2, 2010)]
[Pages 16868-16869]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-7478]



[Docket No. NRC-2010-0139]

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 11, 
Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to, or 
Control Over, Special Nuclear Material.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0062.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. New

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applications, certifications, and amendments may be submitted at any 
time. Applications for renewal are submitted every 5 years.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Employees (including 
applicants for employment), contractors and consultants of NRC 
licensees and contractors whose activities involve access to, or 
control over, special nuclear material at either fixed sites or for 
transportation activities.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 5 NRC licensees.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 1.25 hours (approximately 0.25 hours annually per 
    7. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10 CFR Part 11 establish 
requirements for access to special nuclear material, and the criteria 
and procedures for resolving questions concerning the eligibility of 
individuals to receive special nuclear material access authorization. 
Personal history information which is submitted on applicants for 
relevant jobs is provided to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), 
which conducts investigations. NRC reviews the results of these 
investigations and makes determinations of the eligibility of the 
applicants for access authorization.
    Submit, by June 1, 2010, 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-2010-0139. 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-2010-0139. 
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-
415-6258, or by e-mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 26th day of March 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2010-7478 Filed 4-1-10; 8:45 am]