[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 127 (Wednesday, July 2, 2014)]
[Pages 37779-37780]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-15446]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0157]

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: Voluntary Reporting of 
Performance Indicators.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0195.
    3. How often the collection is required: Quarterly.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Power reactor licensees.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 100.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 81,250 hours (80,000 hours of reporting and 1,250 hours of 
    7. Abstract: As part of a joint industry-NRC initiative, the NRC 
receives information submitted voluntarily by power reactor licensees 
regarding selected performance attributes known as performance 
indicators (PIs). Performance indicators are objective measures of the 
performance of licensee systems or programs. The NRC uses PIs 
information and inspection results in its Reactor Oversight Process to 

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decisions about plant performance and regulatory response. Licensees 
transmit PIs electronically to reduce burden on themselves and the NRC.
    Submit, by September 2, 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-2014-0157. 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-2014-0157. Mail 
comments to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Miles (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Questions about the information collection requirements may be 
directed to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Miles (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by 
telephone: 301-415-7884, or by email to: [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 26th day of June 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Miles,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-15446 Filed 7-1-14; 8:45 am]