[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 91 (Tuesday, May 11, 2004)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 25997-25998]
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[FR Doc No: 04-10615]



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Federal Register / Vol. 69, No. 91 / Tuesday, May 11, 2004 / Rules 
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

10 CFR Part 2

RIN 3150-AG49


Changes to Adjudicatory Process; Correction

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Final rule: correction.

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SUMMARY: This document corrects a final rule appearing in the Federal 
Register on January 14, 2004 (69 FR 2182) amending the NRC's 
regulations concerning its rules of practice for adjudications. This 
action is necessary to correct unintentional errors in the final rule, 
including the title of the Appendix, the omission of an entry in the 
table, and the formatting of the table.

DATES: Effective Date: February 13, 2004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Geary S. Mizuno, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, 
telephone (301) 415-1639, e-mail GSM@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document corrects the title, formatting 
and the unintentional omission of an entry in Appendix D to Part 2 that 
was published as part of the final rule that amended its rules of 
practice on January 14, 2004 (69 FR 2182).

List of Subjects in 10 CFR Part 2

    Administrative practice and procedure, Antitrust, Byproduct 
material, Classified information, Environmental protection, Nuclear 
materials, Nuclear power plants and reactors, Penalties, Sex 
discrimination, Source material, Special nuclear material, Waste 
treatment and disposal.

PART 2--RULES OF PRACTICE FOR DOMESTIC LICENSING PROCEEDINGS AND 
ISSUANCE OF ORDERS

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1. The authority citation for part 2 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: Secs. 161, 181, 68 Stat. 948, 953, as amended (42 
U.S.C. 2201, 2231); sec. 191, as amended, Pub. L. 87-615, 76 Stat. 
409 (42 U.S.C. 2241); sec. 201, 88 Stat. 1242, as amended (42 U.S.C. 
5841); 5 U.S.C. 552; sec. 1704, 112 Stat. 2750 (44 U.S.C. 3504 
note). Section 2.101 also issued under secs. 53, 62, 63, 81, 103, 
104, 105, 68 Stat. 930, 932, 933. 935, 936, 937, 938, as amended (42 
U.S.C. 2073, 2092, 2093, 2111, 2133, 2134, 2135); sec. 114(f); Pub. 
L. 97-425, 96 Stat. 2213, as amended (42 U.S.C. 10143(0); sec. 102, 
Pub. L 91-190, 83 Stat. 853, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4332); sec. 301, 
88 Stat. 1248 (42 U.S.C. 5871). Section 2.102, 2.103, 2.104, 2.105, 
2.321 also issued under secs. 102, 163, 104, 105, 183i, 189, 68 
Stat. 936, 937, 938, 954, 955, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2132, 2133, 
2134, 2135, 2233, 2239). Section 2.105 also issued under Pub. L. 97-
415, 96 Stat. 2073 (42 U.S.C. 2239). Sections 2.200-2.206 also 
issued under secs. 161 b. i, o, 182, 186, 234, 68 Stat. 948-951, 
955, 83 Stat. 444, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2201(b), (i), (o), 2236, 
2282); sec. 206, 88 Stat. 1246 (42 U.S.C. 5846). Section 2.205(j) 
also issued under Pub. L. 101-410, 104 Stat. 90, as amended by 
section 3100(s), Pub. L. 104-134, 110 Stat. 1321-373 (28 U.S.C. 2461 
note). Subpart C also issued under sec. 189, 68 Stat. 955 (42 U.S.C. 
2239). Sections 2.600-2.606 also issued under sec. 102, Pub. L. 91-
190, 83 Stat. 853, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4332). Section 2.700a also 
issued under 5 U.S.C. 554. Sections 2.343, 2.346, 2.754, 2.712, also 
issued under 5 U.S.C. 557. Section 2.764 also issued under secs. 
135, 141, Pub. L. 97-425, 96 Stat. 2232, 2241 (42 U.S.C. 10155, 
10161). Section 2.790 also issued under sec. 103, 68 Stat. 936, as 
amended (42 U.S.C. 2133) and 5 U.S.C. 552. Sections 2.800 and 2.808 
also issued under 5 U.S.C. 553, Section 2.809 also issued under 5 
U.S.C. 553, and sec. 29, Pub, L. 85-256, 71 Stat. 579, as amended 
(42 U.S.C. 2039). Subpart K also issued under sec. 189, 68 Stat. 955 
(42 U.S.C. 2239); sec. 134, Pub. L. 97-425, 96 Stat. 2230 (42 U.S.C. 
10154). Subpart L also issued under sec. 189, 68 Stat. 955 (42 
U.S.C. 2239). Subpart M also issued under sec. 184 (42. U.S.C. 2234) 
and sec. 189, 68 Stat. 955 (42 U.S.C. 2239). Subpart N also issued 
under sec. 189, 68 Stat. 955 (42 U.S.C. 2239). Appendix A also 
issued under sec. 6, Pub. L. 91-550, 84 Stat. 1473 (42 U.S.C. 2135).


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2. Appendix D to part 2 is corrected to read as follows:

Appendix D to Part 2--Schedule for the Proceeding on Consideration of 
Construction Authorization for a High-Level Waste Geologic Repository.

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            Day                   Regulation (10 CFR)                               Action
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0.........................  2.101(f)(8), 2.105(a)(5).......  Federal Register Notice of Hearing.
30........................  2.309(b)(2)....................  Petition to intervene/request for hearing, w/
                                                              contentions.
30........................  2.309(b)(2)....................  Petition for status as interested government
                                                              participant.
55........................  2.315(c).......................  Answers to intervention & interested government
                                                              participant Petitions.
62........................  2.309(h)(1)....................  Petitioner's response to answers.
70........................  2.1021.........................  First Prehearing conference.
100.......................  2.309(h)(2)....................  First Prehearing Conference Order identifying
                                                              participants in proceeding, admitted contentions,
                                                              and setting discovery and other schedules.
110.......................  2.1021.........................  Appeals from First Prehearing Conference Order.
120.......................  ...............................  Briefs in opposition to appeals.
150.......................  2.1021, 2.329..................  Commission ruling on appeals for First Prehearing
                                                              Conference Order.
548.......................  ...............................  NRC Staff issues SER.
578.......................  2.1022.........................  Second Prehearing Conference.
608.......................  2.1021, 2.1022.................  Discovery complete; Second Prehearing Conference
                                                              Order finalizes issues for hearing and sets
                                                              schedule for prefiled testimony and hearing.
618.......................  2.1015(b)......................  Appeals from Second Prehearing Conference Order.
628.......................  2.1015(b), c.f. 2.710(a).......  Briefs in opposition to appeals; last date for
                                                              filing motions for summary disposition.
648.......................  c.f. 2.710(a)..................  Last date for responses to summary disposition
                                                              motions.

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658.......................  2.710(a).......................  Commission ruling on appeals from Second Prehearing
                                                              Conference Order; last date for party opposing
                                                              summary disposition motion to file response to new
                                                              facts and arguments in any response supporting
                                                              summary disposition motion.
698.......................  2.1015(b)......................  Decision on summary disposition motions (may be
                                                              determination to dismiss or to hold in abeyance).
720.......................  c.f. 2.710(a)..................  Evidentiary hearing begins.
810.......................  ...............................  Evidentiary hearing ends.
840.......................  2.712(a)(1)....................  Applicant's proposed findings.
850.......................  2.712(a)(2)....................  Other parties' proposed findings.
855.......................  2.712(a)(3)....................  Applicant's reply to other parties' proposed
                                                              findings.
955.......................  2.713..........................  Initial decision.
965.......................  2.342(a), 2.345(a),              Stay motion. Petition for reconsideration, notice
                             2.1015(c)(1).                    of appeal.
975.......................  2.342(d), 2.345(b).............  Other parties' responses to stay motion and
                                                              Petitions for reconsideration.
985.......................  ...............................  Commission ruling on stay motion.
995.......................  2.1015(c)(2)...................  Appellant's briefs.
1015......................  2.1015(c)(3)...................  Appellee's briefs.
1055......................  2.1023 Supp. Info..............  Completion of NMSS and Commission supervisory
                                                              review; issuance of construction authorization;
                                                              NWPA 3-year period tolled.
1125......................  ...............................  Commission decision.
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    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 5th day of May, 2004.
    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Michael T. Lesar,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
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