[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 133 (Friday, July 10, 2020)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 41442]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-14599]



10 CFR Part 35

[Docket No. PRM-35-21; NRC-2020-0037]

Patient Release Criteria for Radioactive Iodine

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Petition for rulemaking; withdrawal by petitioner.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the 
withdrawal, without prejudice to a future filing, of a petition for 
rulemaking (PRM-35-21), dated November 15, 2019, filed by Peter Crane 
on behalf of Sensible Controls on Administrations of Radioactive 
Iodine. The petitioner requested that the NRC revise its regulations 
regarding the criteria for patient release after the administration of 
radioactive iodine. By letter dated May 22, 2020, the petitioner 
withdrew the petition.

DATES: The docket for PRM-35-21, is closed on July 10, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0037 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this petition. You 
may obtain publicly-available information related to this action by any 
of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0037. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-415-
3463; email: [email protected]. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ``Begin Web-based ADAMS 
Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's Public 
Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or 
by email to [email protected].
     Attention: The Public Document Room (PDR), where you may 
examine and order copies of public documents, is currently closed. You 
may submit your request to the PDR via email at [email protected] or 
call 1-800-397-4209 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Noto, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6795, email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 15, 2019, the NRC received a 
petition for rulemaking from Peter Crane, on behalf of Sensible 
Controls on Administrations of Radioactive Iodine, requesting revision 
to the criteria in Sec.  35.75 of title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations related to patient release after the administration of 
radioactive iodine. The NRC docketed the petition on January 24, 2020 
(Docket No. PRM-35-21). On May 22, 2020, the petitioner submitted a 
request to withdraw his petition (ADAMS Accession No. ML20143A159) 
given the COVID-19 public health emergency. The NRC acknowledges 
withdrawal of the petition and is closing Docket No. PRM-35-21; NRC-

    Dated: July 1, 2020.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Annette L. Vietti-Cook,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-14599 Filed 7-9-20; 8:45 am]