[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 19 (Wednesday, January 29, 2014)]
[Pages 4760-4761]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01647]



[Docket No. NRC-2013-0240]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently 
submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection 
of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential 
respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a 
person is not required to respond to, a collection of information 
unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The NRC 
published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period on 
this information collection on November 4, 2013 (78 FR 66077).
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension.
    2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 212 
``Qualifications Investigation, Professional, Technical, and 
Administrative Positions.''
    3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0033.
    4. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 212.
    5. How often the collection is required: On occasion. The forms are 
collected for every new hire to the NRC.
    6. Who will be required or asked to report: Former employers, 
supervisors, and other references indicated on job applications are 
asked to complete the NRC Form 212.
    7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 1,000.
    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 500 hours.
    9. Abstract: Information requested on NRC Form 212, 
``Qualifications Investigation, Professional, Technical, and 
Administrative Positions'' is used to determine the qualifications and

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suitability of external applicants for employment with the NRC. The 
completed form may be used to examine, rate and/or assess the 
prospective employee's qualifications. The information regarding the 
qualifications of applicants for employment is reviewed by professional 
personnel of the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, in 
conjunction with other information in the NRC files, to determine the 
qualifications of the applicant for appointment to the position under 
    The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available 
documents, including the final 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 and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by February 28, 2014. Comments received after this date 
will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of 
consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.
    Chad Whiteman, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs (3150-0033), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments can also be emailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at 202-395-4718.
    The Acting NRC Clearance Officer is Kristen Benney, telephone: 301-

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 23rd day of January, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Kristen Benney,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-01647 Filed 1-28-14; 8:45 am]