[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 131 (Friday, July 9, 2010)]
[Pages 39586-39587]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16758]




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. 
The NRC published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period on this information collection on April 6, 2010 (75 FR 17438).
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Revision.
    2. The title of the information collection: Policy Statement for 
the ``Criteria for Guidance of States and NRC in Discontinuance of NRC 
Regulatory Authority and Assumption Thereof By States Through 
Agreement,'' Maintenance of Existing Agreement State Programs, Request 
for Information Through the Integrated Materials Performance Evaluation 
Program (IMPEP) Questionnaire, and Agreement State Participation in 
    3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0183.
    4. The form number if applicable: Not applicable.
    5. How often the collection is required: Every four years for 
completion of the IMPEP questionnaire in preparation for an IMPEP 
review. One time for new Agreement State applications. Annually for 
participation by Agreement States in the IMPEP reviews and fulfilling 
requirements for Agreement States to maintain their programs.
    6. Who will be required or asked to report: All Agreement States 
(37 Agreement States who have signed Agreements with NRC under Section 
274b. of the Atomic Energy Act (Act)) plus one Agreement State 
    7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 58.
    8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 38.
    9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 286,693 hours (477 hours to 
complete the IMPEP questionnaires; 396 hours for participation in IMPEP 
reviews; 4,300 hours for Agreement State applications; and 281,520 
hours to maintain Agreement State programs).
    10. Abstract: The States wishing to become Agreement States are 
requested to provide certain information to the NRC as specified by the 
Commission's Policy Statement, ``Criteria for Guidance of States and 
NRC in Discontinuance of NRC Regulatory Authority and Assumption 
Thereof By States Through Agreement.'' The Agreement States need to 
ensure that the radiation control program under the Agreement remains 
adequate and compatible with the requirements of Section 274 of the Act 
and must maintain certain information. The NRC conducts periodic 
evaluations through IMPEP to ensure that these

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programs are compatible with the NRC's program, meet the applicable 
parts of the Act, and adequate to protect public health and safety.
    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, 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 and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by August 9, 2010. 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, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs (3150-0183), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments can also be e-mailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4638.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, (301) 415-6258.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 1st day of July, 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2010-16758 Filed 7-8-10; 8:45 am]