[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 73 (Tuesday, April 16, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22561-22562]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08874]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2013-0057]


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.

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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 
35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection:
    NRC Form 136, ``Security Termination Statement.''
    NRC Form 237, ``Request for Access Authorization.''
    NRC Form 277, ``Request for Visit or Access Authorization.''
    2. Current OMB approval number:
    3150-0049, NRC Form 136.
    3150-0050, NRC Form 237.
    3150-0051, NRC Form 277.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion.
    4. Who is required or asked to report:
    NRC Form 136: NRC employees, licensees and contractors.
    NRC Form 237: NRC contractors, subcontractors, licensee employees, 
employees of other government agencies, and other individuals who are 
not NRC employees.
    NRC Form 277: Any employees of approximately 78 licensees and 7 
contracts who hold an NRC access authorization and need to make a visit 
to NRC, other contractor/licensees or government agencies in which 
access to classified information will be involved or unescorted area 
access is desired.
    5. The number of annual respondents:
    NRC Form 136: 300.
    NRC Form 237: 420.
    NRC Form 277: 60.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request:
    NRC Form 136: 50.
    NRC Form 237: 84.
    NRC Form 277: 10.
    7. Abstract: The NRC Form 136 is completed by licensees and 
contractors that are leaving the NRC to acknowledge and accept their 
continuing security responsibilities. The NRC Form 237 is completed by 
NRC contractors, subcontractors, licensee employees, employees of other 
government agencies, and other individuals who are not NRC employees 
who require an NRC access authorization. The NRC Form 277 is completed 
by NRC contractors and licensees who have been granted an NRC access 
authorization and require verification of that access authorization and 
need-to-know due to: (1) A visit to the NRC, (2) a visit to other 
contractors/licensees or government agencies in which access to 
classified information will be involved, or (3) unescorted area access 
is desired.
    Submit, by June 17, 2013, 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?
    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. 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-
2013-0057.
    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-2013-0057. Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, 
Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), United States 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; telephone: 301-415-6258; or by email to 
INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day of April 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2013-08874 Filed 4-15-13; 8:45 am]
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