[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 23, 2020)]
[Page 84012]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-28302]

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Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Guidance About 
Administrative Licensing Procedures

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: NUREG; issuance.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued 
Revision 1 to NUREG-1556, Volume 20, ``Consolidated Guidance About 
Materials Licenses: Guidance About Administrative Licensing 
Procedures.'' NUREG-1556, Volume 20 has been revised to include 
information on updated NRC materials policies and procedures, NRC's 
internal safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection 
of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and 
practices consistent with current regulations. This volume is intended 
for use by NRC staff and management.

DATES: NUREG1556, Volume 20, Revision 1, was published on November 

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC 2018-0093 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may obtain publicly available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2018-0093. Address 
questions about Docket IDs to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301-287-9127; 
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]. NUREG-1556, Volume 20, Revision 1, is 
located in ADAMS under Accession Number ML20318A384. This document is 
also available on the NRC's public website at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/sr1556/v20.
     Attention: The 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: Anthony McMurtray, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-2746; email: 
[email protected].


I. Discussion

    The NRC issued a revision to NUREG-1556, Volume 20, to provide 
guidance to NRC staff and management on various materials licensing 
processes and procedures. The purpose of this notice is to notify the 
public that the NUREG-1556 volume listed in this notice was issued as a 
final report.

II. Additional Information

    The NRC published a notice of the availability of the draft report 
for comment version of NUREG-1556, Volume 20, Revision 1, in the 
Federal Register on September 12, 2018 (83 FR 46198), with a public 
comment period ending October 15, 2018. No public comments were 
received for NUREG-1556, Volume 20, Revision 1.

III. Congressional Review Act

    The NRC determined that this NUREG volume is not a rule as defined 
in the Congressional Review Act (5 U.S.C. 801-808).

    Dated: December 17, 2020.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Kevin Williams,
Director, Division of Materials Safety, Security, State and Tribal 
Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2020-28302 Filed 12-22-20; 8:45 am]