[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 65 (Wednesday, April 4, 2012)]
[Pages 20437-20438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8034]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0027]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (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 
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: Billing Instructions 
for NRC Cost Type Contracts.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0109.
    3. How often the collection is required: Monthly and on occasion.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC Contractors.
    5. The estimated number of annual respondents: 34.
    6. An estimate of the number of hours needed annually to complete 
the requirement or request: 618.
    7. Abstract: In administering its contracts, the NRC Division of 
Contracts provides billing instructions for its contractors to follow 
in preparing invoices. These instructions stipulate

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the level of detail in which supporting data must be submitted for NRC 
review. The review of this information ensures that all payments made 
by NRC for valid and reasonable costs are in accordance with the 
contract terms and conditions.
    Submit, by June 4, 2012, 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?
    The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available 
documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's 
Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. OMB clearance requests are 
available at the NRC's 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-2012-0027. 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-2012-0027.
    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; telephone: 301-415-
6258; email: [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of March, 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-8034 Filed 4-3-12; 8:45 am]