[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 85 (Monday, May 3, 2004)]
[Pages 24197-24198]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E4-994]



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.


SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of 
continued approval of information collection 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 212, 
Qualifications Investigation (Professional, Technical, and 
Administrative Positions (other than clerical positions).
    NRC Form 212A, Qualifications Investigation (Secretarial/Clerical)
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0033, NRC Form 212; 3150-0034, 
NRC Form 212A.
    3. How often the collection is required: On occasion.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Current/former supervisors, 
co-workers of applicants for employment.
    5. The number of annual respondents: NRC Form 212: 1200; NRC Form 
212A: 400.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: NRC Form 212, 300 hours (15 minutes per response); NRC Form 
212A, 100 hours (15 minutes per response).
    1. Abstract: Information requested on NRC Form 212, 
``Qualifications Investigation, Professional, Technical, and 
Administrative Positions (other than clerical positions)'' and NRC Form 
212A, ``Qualification Investigation (Secretarial/Clerical)'' is used to 
determine the qualifications and suitability of external applicants for 
employment with NRC. The completed forms may be used to examine, rate 
and/or assess the prospective employee's qualifications. The 
information regarding the qualifications of applicants for employment 
is reviewed by professional personnel of the Office of Human Resources, 
in conjunction with other information in the NRC files, to determine 
the qualifications of the applicant for appointment to the position 
under consideration.
    Submit, by July 2, 2004, comments that address the following 
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
    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 

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Pike, room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are 
available at the NRC Worldwide Web site http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on 
the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this 
    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-5F52, Washington, DC. 
20555-0001, or by telephone at (301) 415-7233, or by Internet 
electronic mail at INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 27th day of April, 2004.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
 [FR Doc. E4-994 Filed 4-30-04; 8:45 a.m.]