[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 189 (Friday, September 28, 2001)]
[Notices]
[Page 49706]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-24340]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information 
collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment.

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SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of 
continued approval of information collections under the provisions of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection:

NUREG/BR-0238, Materials Annual Fee Billing Handbook
NUREG/BR-0239, Financial EDI Authorization (NRC Form 628, ``Financial 
EDI Authorization'')
NUREG/BR-0253, Electronic Funds Transfer--Fact Sheet
NUREG/BR-0254, Payment Methods (NRC Form 629, ``Authorization for 
Payment by Credit Card'')
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0190.
    3. How often the collection is required: Annually.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Anyone doing business with 
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, including licensees, applicants, and 
individuals who are required to pay a fee for inspections and licenses.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 530 (50 for the NRC Form 628 
and 480 for NRC Form 629).
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 42 (4 hours for NRC Form 628 and 38 hours for NRC Form 
629).
    7. Abstract: The U.S. Department of the Treasury encourages the 
public to pay monies owed the government through use of the Automated 
Clearinghouse Network and credit card. These two methods of payment are 
used by licensees, applicants, and individuals to pay civil penalties, 
full cost licensing fees, and inspection fees to the NRC.
    Submit, by November 27, 2001, comments that address the following 
questions:
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
utility?
    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?
    A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F23, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance 
requests are available at the NRC worldwide web site: http://
www.nrc.gov/NRC/PUBLIC/OMB/index.html. The document will be available 
on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this 
notice.
    Comments and questions about the information collection 
requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Jo. 
Shelton, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, T-6 E6, Washington, DC 
20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7233, or by Internet electronic 
mail at BJS1@NRC.GOV.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of September 2001.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-24340 Filed 9-27-01; 8:45 am]
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