[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 145 (Friday, July 27, 2012)]
[Page 44290]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-18351]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0155]

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: NRC Form 244, 
Registration Certificate--Use of Depleted Uranium under General 
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0031.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. NRC Form 244 
is submitted when depleted uranium is received or transferred under a 
general license. Information on NRC Form 244 is collected and evaluated 
on a continuing basis as events occur.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Persons receiving, 
possessing, using, or transferring depleted uranium under the general 
license established in 10 CFR 40.25(a).
    5. The number of annual respondents: 23.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 23.
    7. Abstract: Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) 
Part 40, establishes requirements for licenses for the receipt, 
possession, use, and transfer of radioactive source and byproduct 
material. The NRC Form 244 is used to report receipt and transfer of 
depleted uranium under general license, as required by Section 40.25. 
The registration certification information required by the NRC Form 244 
is necessary to permit the NRC to make a determination on whether the 
possession, use, and transfer of depleted uranium source and byproduct 
material is in conformance with the Commission's regulations for 
protection of public health and safety.
    Submit, by September 25, 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/.
    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-
2012-0155. 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-2012-0155.
    Mail comments to the 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, or by email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day of July, 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-18351 Filed 7-26-12; 8:45 am]