[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 196 (Thursday, October 9, 2014)]
[Pages 61105-61106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24117]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0214]

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 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 396, 
``Certification of Medical Examination by Facility Licensee.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0024.
    3. How often the collection is required: Upon application for an 
initial or upgrade license; every 6 years for the renewal of an 
operator or senior operator license, and notices of disability that 
occur during licensed tenure.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Facility licensees who are 
tasked with certifying the medical fitness of applicants and operator 
    5. The number of annual respondents: 131.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 1,968 hours (1,668 Reporting Hours and 300 Recordkeeping 
    7. Abstract: NRC Form 396 is used to transmit information to the 
NRC regarding the medical condition of applicants for initial operator 
licenses or renewal of operator licenses and for the maintenance of 
medical records for all

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licensed operators. The information is used to determine whether the 
physical condition and general health of applicants for operator 
licenses and licensed operators are such that the applicant/operator 
would not be expected to cause operational errors endangering public 
health and safety.
    Submit, by December 8, 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-2014-0214. 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-2014-0214. 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, by telephone 
at 301-415-6258, or by email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 6th day of October, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-24117 Filed 10-8-14; 8:45 am]