[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 103 (Thursday, May 27, 2004)]
[Pages 30337-30338]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-11989]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following 
proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). The NRC hereby 
informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection 
of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension.
    2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 136, 
``Security Termination Statement''; NRC Form 237, ``Request for Access 
Authorization''; and NRC Form 277, ``Request for Visit''.
    3. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 136; NRC Form 237; and 
NRC Form 277.
    4. How often the collection is required: On occasion.
    5. Who will be required or asked to report: NRC Form 136, any 
employee of 68 licensees and 7 contractors, who have been granted an 
NRC access authorization; NRC Form 237, any employee of approximately 
68 licensees and 7 contractors who will require an NRC access 
authorization. NRC Form 277, any employee of 2 current NRC contractors 
who holds an NRC access authorization, and needs to make a visit to 
NRC, other contractors/licensees or government agencies in which access 
to classified information will be involved or unescorted area access is 
    6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: NRC Form 136: 
225; NRC Form 237: 420; and NRC Form 277: 6.
    7. The estimated number of annual respondents: NRC Form 136: 75; 
NRC Form 237: 75; and NRC Form 277: 2.
    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: NRC Form 136: 23; NRC Form 237: 
84; and NRC Form 277: 1.
    9. An indication of whether section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 
applies: N/A.
    10. Abstract: The NRC Form 136 affects the employees of licensees 
and contractors who have been granted an NRC access authorization. When 
access authorization is no longer needed, the completion of the form 
apprizes the respondents of their continuing security responsibilities. 
The NRC Form 237 is completed by licensees, NRC contractors or 
individuals who require an NRC access authorization. The NRC Form 277 
affects the employees of contractors who have been granted an NRC 
access authorization and require verification of that access 
authorization and need-to-know in conjunction with a visit to NRC or 
another facility.
    A copy of the final supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance 
requests are available at the NRC World Wide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html 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 should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by June 28, 2004. Comments received after this date will 
be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of 
consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date. OMB 
Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0049; 
-0050; and -0051), NEOB-

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10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments can also be submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3087.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, (301) 415-7233.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of May, 2004.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-11989 Filed 5-26-04; 8:45 am]