[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 20, 2012)]
[Pages 69663-69664]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28186]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0217]

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 55, 
Operators' Licenses.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0018.
    3. How often the collection is required: As necessary for NRC to 
meet its responsibilities to determine the eligibility for applicants 
and operators.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Holders of and applicants 
for facility (i.e., nuclear power, non-power research and test reactor) 
operating licenses and individual operators; licenses.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 101.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 165,900.
    7. Abstract: Part 55 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations 
(10 CFR), ``Operators' Licenses,'' specifies information and data to be 
provided by applicants and facility licensees so that the NRC may make 
determinations concerning the licensing and requalification of 
operators for nuclear reactors, as necessary to promote public health 
and safety. The reporting and recordkeeping requirements contained in 
10 CFR Part 55 are mandatory for the facility licensees and the 
applicants affected.
    Submit, by January 22, 2013, 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

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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-2012-0217. 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-2012-0217. Mail comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine 
Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
    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 14th day of November, 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-28186 Filed 11-19-12; 8:45 am]