[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 78 (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)]
[Pages 22704-22705]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09191]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0078]

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: NRC Form 536, 
``Operator Licensing Examination Data.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0131.
    3. How often the collection is required: Annually.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: All holders of operating 
licenses for nuclear power reactors under the provision of Part 50 of 
Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), ``Domestic 
Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities,'' except those that 
have permanently ceased operations and have certified that fuel has 
been permanently removed from the reactor vessel. All holders of, or 
applicants for, a limited work authorization, early site permit, or 
combined license issued under 10 CFR Part 52, ``Licenses, 
Certifications and Approval for Nuclear Power Plants.''
    5. The number of annual respondents: 105.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 105.
    7. Abstract: The NRC is requesting renewal of its clearance to 
annually request all commercial power reactor

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licensees and applicants for an operating license to voluntarily send 
to the NRC: (1) Their projected number of candidates for initial 
operator licensing examinations; (2) the estimated dates of the 
examinations; (3) if the examinations will be facility developed or NRC 
developed, and (4) the estimated number of individuals that will 
participate in the Generic Fundamentals Examination (GFE) for that 
calendar year. Except for the GFE, this information is used to plan 
budgets and resources in regard to operator examination scheduling in 
order to meet the needs of the nuclear power industry.
    Submit, by June 23, 2014, 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-2014-0078. 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-2014-0078. Mail 
comments to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Kristen Benney (T-5 F50), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Questions about the information collection requirements may be 
directed to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Kristen Benney (T-5 F50), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; 
telephone: 301-415-6355; or by email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 17th day of April, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Kristen Benney,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-09191 Filed 4-22-14; 8:45 am]