[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 139 (Monday, July 21, 2014)]
[Pages 42377-42378]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-16988]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0130]

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 74--
Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0123.
    3. How often the collection is required: Submission of fundamental 
material control plans is a one-time requirement which has been 
completed by all current licensees as required. However, licensees may 
submit amendments or revisions to the plans as necessary. In addition, 
specified inventory and material status reports are required annually 
or semi-annually. Other reports are submitted as events occur.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Persons licensed under part 
70 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), who possess 
and use certain forms and quantities of Special Nuclear Material (SNM).

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    5. The number of annual respondents: 18.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: The total number of annual burden hours is 9,914 hours 
(9,005 hours for recordkeeping and 909 hours for reporting).
    7. Abstract: Part 74 establishes requirements for material control 
and accounting of SNM, and specific performance-based regulations for 
licensees authorized to possess, use, and produce strategic special 
nuclear material, and special nuclear material of moderate strategic 
significance and low strategic significance. The information is used by 
the NRC to make licensing and regulatory determinations concerning 
material accounting of special nuclear material and to satisfy 
obligations of the United States to the International Atomic Energy 
Agency. Submission or retention of the information is mandatory for 
persons subject to the requirements.
    Submit, by September 19, 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-2014-0130. 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-2014-0130. Mail 
comments to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Miles (T-5 F44), 
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 F44), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, 
telephone: 301-415-7884, or by email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 15th day of July 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Miles,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-16988 Filed 7-18-14; 8:45 am]