[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 184 (Friday, September 21, 2012)]
[Page 58586]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-23307]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0178]

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 the 
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 35).
    Information pertaining to the required to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 790, 
Classification Record.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0052.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC licensees, contractors, 
and certificate holders who classify and declassify NRC information.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 1400.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirements 
or request: 70.
    7. Abstract: Completion of the NRC Form 790 is a mandatory 
requirement for NRC licensees, contractors, and only certificate holder 
who classifies and declassifies NRC information in accordance with 
Executive Order 13526, ``Classified National Security Information,'' 
the Atomic Energy Act, and implementing directives.
    Submit, by November 20, 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?
    A copy of the draft 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, MD, 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-2012-0178.
    You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: (1) 
Electronic comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for 
Docket No. NRC-2012-0178; (2) email comments to the 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), Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001; telephone 301-415-6258; or (3) email to: 
[email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 17th day of September, 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-23307 Filed 9-20-12; 8:45 am]