[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 5, 2012)]
[Pages 54616-54617]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21790]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0148]

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: 10 CFR Part 150, 
``Exemptions and Continued Regulatory Authority in Agreement States and 
in Offshore Waters Under Section 274.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0032.
    3. How often the collection is required: 10 CFR 150.16(b), 
150.17(c), and 150.19(c) require the submission of reports following 
specified events, such as the theft or unlawful diversion of licensed 
radioactive material. The source material inventory reports required 
under 10 CFR 150.17(b) must be submitted annually by certain licensees.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Agreement State licensees 
authorized to possess source or special nuclear material at certain 
types of facilities, or at any one time and location in greater than 
specified amounts. In addition, persons engaging in activities in non-
Agreement States, in areas of exclusive Federal jurisdiction within 
Agreement States, or in offshore waters.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 15.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 190.
    7. Abstract: Part 150 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR), provides certain exemptions from NRC regulations 
for persons in Agreement States. Part 150 also defines activities in 
Agreement States and in offshore waters over which the NRC regulatory 
authority continues, including certain information collection 
requirements. The information is needed to permit the NRC to make 
reports to other governments and the International Atomic Energy Agency 
in accordance with international agreements. The information is also 
used to carry out the NRC's safeguards and inspection programs.
    Submit, by November 5, 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

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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'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-
    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-2012-0148. Mail comments to NRC's 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's Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; 
telephone at 301-415-6258, or by email: [email protected].

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

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-21790 Filed 9-4-12; 8:45 am]