[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 223 (Wednesday, November 19, 2014)]
[Pages 68917-68918]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27317]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0247]

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 31, General 
Domestic Licenses for Byproduct Material.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0016.
    3. How often the collection is required: Reports are submitted as 
events occur. General license registration requests may be submitted at 
any time. Changes to the information on the registration may be 
submitted as they occur.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Persons receiving, 
possessing, using, or transferring devices containing byproduct 
    5. The number of annual respondents: 10,929 (971 NRC respondents, 
9,958 Agreement State respondents).
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 36,186 hours (4,843 hours for NRC licensees + 31,343 hours 
for Agreement State licensees).
    7. Abstract: Part 31 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations 
(10 CFR), establishes general licenses for the possession and use of 
byproduct material in certain devices. General licensees are required 
to keep testing records and submit event reports identified in Part 31, 
which assist the NRC in determining with reasonable assurance that 
devices are operated safely and without radiological hazard to users or 
the public.
    Submit, by January 20, 2015, comments that address the following 

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    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-2014-0247. 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-2014-0247. Mail 
comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), 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 F53), 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 13th day of November, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-27317 Filed 11-18-14; 8:45 am]