[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 107 (Tuesday, June 4, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33447-33448]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-13210]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2013-0104]


Draft Applications for Sealed Source and Device Evaluation and 
Registration

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft NUREG; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its 
licensing guidance for applications for sealed source and device 
evaluation and registration. The NRC is requesting public comment on 
draft NUREG-1556, Volume 3, Revision 2, ``Consolidated Guidance about 
Materials Licenses: Applications for Sealed Source and Device 
Evaluation and Registration.'' The document has been updated from the 
previous revision to include safety culture, security of radioactive 
materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in 
regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use by 
applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff and will also be available to 
Agreement States.

DATES: Submit comments by July 5, 2013. Comments received after this 
date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is 
only able to assure consideration of comments received on or before 
this date.

ADDRESSES: You may access information and comment submissions related 
to this document, which the NRC possesses and are publicly available, 
by searching on http://www.regulations.gov under Docket ID NRC-2013-
0104. You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0104. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-492-
3668; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov.
     Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Chief, Rules, 
Announcements, and Directives Branch (RADB), Office of Administration, 
Mail Stop: TWB-05-B01M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001.
    For additional direction on accessing information and submitting 
comments, see ``Accessing Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tomas Herrera, Office of Federal and 
State Materials and Environmental

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Management Programs; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-7138; email: Tomas.Herrera@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments

A. Accessing Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2013-0104 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this document. You may 
access information related to this document, which the NRC possesses 
and is publicly available, by the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0104.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may access publicly available documents online in the NRC 
Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the 
search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and then 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 pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The draft NUREG-1556, Volume 
3, Revision 2, is available under ADAMS Accession Number ML13141A179.
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
    The draft NUREG-1556, Volume 3, Revision 2, is also available on 
the NRC's public Web site on the: (1) ``Consolidated Guidance About 
Materials Licenses (NUREG-1556)'' page at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/sr1556/; and the (2) ``Draft NUREG-
Series Publications for Comment'' page at http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment.html#nuregs.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2013-0104 in the subject line of your 
comment submission, in order to ensure that the NRC is able to make 
your comment submission available to the public in this docket.
    The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact 
information that you do not want publicly disclosed in your comment 
submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at http://www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into 
ADAMS, and the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove identifying or contact information.
    If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons 
for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to 
include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be 
publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should 
state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove such information before making the comment submissions available 
to the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS.

II. Further Information

    The NUREG provides guidance to an applicant applying for a sealed 
source and device registration and provides the NRC criteria for 
evaluating a sealed source and device registration application. The 
purpose of this notice is to provide the public with an opportunity to 
review and provide comments on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 3, Revision 2; 
``Consolidated Guidance about Materials Licenses: Applications for 
Sealed Source and Device Evaluation and Registration.'' These comments 
will be considered in the final version or subsequent revisions.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 28th day of May 2013.
    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Pamela J. Henderson,
 Deputy Director, Division of Materials Safety and State Agreements, 
Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management 
Programs.
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