[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 119 (Tuesday, June 22, 2004)]
[Pages 34693-34694]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-14036]



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 collections 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: 10 CFR Part 34--
Licenses for Radiography and Radiation Safety Requirements for 
Radiographic Operations.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0007.

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    3. How often the collection is required: Applications for new 
licenses and amendments may be submitted at any time. Applications for 
renewal are submitted every 10 years. Reports are submitted as events 
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Applicants for and holders 
of specific licenses authorizing the use of licensed radioactive 
material for radiography.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 282 (62 NRC licensees and 220 
Agreement State licensees).
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 244,048 hours. The NRC licensees total burden is 48,335 
hours (85 reporting hrs [an average of 1.3 hours per response] plus 
48,250 recordkeeping hours [an average of 383 hours per recordkeeper]). 
The Agreement State licensees total burden is 195,713 hours (299 
reporting hours [an average of 1 hour per response] plus 195,414 
recordkeeping hours [an average of 430 hours per recordkeeper]).
    7. Abstract: 10 CFR part 34 establishes radiation safety 
requirements for the use of radioactive material in industrial 
radiography. The information in the applications, reports and records 
is used by the NRC staff to ensure that the health and safety of the 
public is protected and that licensee possession and use of source and 
byproduct material is in compliance with license and regulatory 
    Submit, by August 23, 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 
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. The document 
will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the 
signature date of this notice.
    Comments and questions about the information collection 
requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Jo. 
Shelton (T-5 F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7233, or by Internet electronic 
mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 16th day of June, 2004.
    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-14036 Filed 6-21-04; 8:45 am]