[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 180 (Wednesday, September 17, 2014)]
[Pages 55832-55833]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22136]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0196]

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 
Planned New Reactor Applications.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-XXXX.
    3. How often the collection is required: Annually.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Applicants, licensees, and 
potential applicants report this information on a strictly voluntary 
    5. The number of annual respondents: 5.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 300.
    7. Abstract: This voluntary information collection assists the NRC 
in determining resource and budget needs as well as aligning the proper 
allocation and utilization of resources to support applicant 
submittals, future construction-related activities, and other 
anticipated Part 50 and/or Part 52 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR) licensing and design certification rulemaking 
actions. In addition, information provided to the NRC staff is intended 
to promote early communications between the NRC and the respective 
addressees about potential 10 CFR Part 50 and/or Part 52 licensing 
actions and related activities, submission dates, and plans for 
construction and inspection activities. The overarching goal of this 
information collection is to assist the NRC staff more effectively and 
efficiently plan, schedule, and implement activities and reviews in a 
timely manner.
    Submit, by November 17, 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

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NRC's home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this 
    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-2014-0196. 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-2014-0196. Mail 
comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F42), U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Questions about the information collection requirements may be 
directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F42), U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 
301-415-6258, or by email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 11th day of September, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-22136 Filed 9-16-14; 8:45 am]