[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 157 (Tuesday, August 14, 2012)]
[Pages 48555-48556]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19892]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0172]

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 748, 
``National Source Tracking Transaction Report.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0202.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion (at completion 
of a transaction, and at inventory reconciliation).
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Licensees that manufacture, 
receive, transfer, disassemble, or dispose of nationally tracked 
    5. The number of annual respondents: 1,400 (260 NRC Licensees + 
1,140 Agreement State Licensees).
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 1,601.5 hours.
    7. Abstract: In 2006, the NRC amended its regulations to implement 
a National Source Tracking System (NSTS) for certain sealed sources. 
The amendments require licensees to report certain transactions 
involving nationally tracked sources to the NSTS. These transactions 
include manufacture, transfer, receipt, disassembly, or disposal of the 
nationally tracked source. This information collection is mandatory and 
is used to populate the NSTS.

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    Submit, by October 15, 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 O1-F21, 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's 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-
2012-0172. 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-2012-0172. 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 email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of August 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-19892 Filed 8-13-12; 8:45 am]