[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 122 (Friday, June 25, 2004)]
[Page 35690]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-14429]



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

AGENCY: U. S. 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: 10 CFR Part 11--
Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to or 
Control Over Special Nuclear Material.
    3. The form number if applicable: None.
    4. How often the collection is required: New applications, 
certifications, and amendments may be submitted at any time. 
Applications for renewal are submitted every 5 years.
    5. Who will be required or asked to report: Employees (including 
applicants for employment), contractors and consultants of NRC 
licensees and contractors whose activities involve access to or control 
over special nuclear material at either fixed sites or in 
transportation activities.
    6. An estimate of the number of responses: 5.
    7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 5 NRC licensees.
    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: Approximately 0.25 hours annually 
per response, for an industry total of 1.25 hours annually.
    9. An indication of whether section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 
applies: Not applicable.
    10. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10 CFR part 11 establish 
requirements for access to special nuclear material, and the criteria 
and procedures for resolving questions concerning the eligibility of 
individuals to receive special nuclear material access authorization. 
Personal history information which is submitted on applicants for 
relevant jobs is provided to OPM, which conducts investigations. NRC 
reviews the results of these investigations and makes determinations of 
the eligibility of the applicants for access authorization.
    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 F23, 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.hmtl. 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 July 26, 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 
(3150-0062), NEOB-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 in Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of June, 2004.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-14429 Filed 6-24-04; 8:45 am]