[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 201 (Wednesday, October 17, 2012)]
[Page 63893]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25489]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0228]

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 or the Commission) 
invites public comment regarding 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 35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 71, 
Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0008.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. Application 
for package certification may be made at any time. Required reports are 
collected and evaluated on a continuous basis as events occur.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: All NRC specific licensees 
who place byproduct, source, or special nuclear material into 
transportation, and all persons who wish to apply for NRC approval of 
package designs for use in such transportation.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 250.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 59,782 hours (54,208 hrs reporting + 5,574 recordkeeping).
    7. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10 CFR Part 71 establish 
requirements for packaging, preparation for shipment, and 
transportation of licensed material, and prescribe procedures, 
standards, and requirements for approval by NRC of packaging and 
shipping procedures for fissile material and for quantities of licensed 
material in excess of Type A quantities.
    Submit, by December 17, 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. The 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-2012-0228. 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-2012-0228. 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, by 
telephone at 301-415-6258, or by email to 
[email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 11th day of October, 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-25489 Filed 10-16-12; 8:45 am]