[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 106 (Friday, June 1, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 32433]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-13295]

Proposed Rules
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10 CFR Part 1703

Proposed FOIA Fee Schedule Update

AGENCY: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to 10 CFR 1703.107(b)(6) of the Board's regulations, 
the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is publishing its proposed 
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Fee Schedule Update and solicits 
comments from interested organizations and individual members of the 

DATES: To be considered, comments must be mailed or delivered to the 
address listed below by 5:00 p.m. on or before July 2, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments on the proposed fee schedule should be mailed or 
delivered to the Office of the General Counsel, Defense Nuclear 
Facilities Safety Board, 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Suite 700, Washington, 
DC 20004. All comments will be placed in the Board's public files and 
will be available for inspection between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday (except on federal holidays), in the Board's 
Public Reading Room at the same address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Grosner, General Manager, 
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Suite 
700, Washington, DC 20004-2901, (202) 694-7060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FOIA requires each Federal agency 
covered by the Act to specify a schedule of fees applicable to 
processing of requests for agency records. 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(4)(i). 
Pursuant to 10 CFR 1703.107(b)(6) of the Board's regulations, the 
Board's General Manager will update the FOIA Fee Schedule once every 12 
months. Previous Fee Schedule Updates were published in the Federal 
Register and went into effect, most recently, on July 12, 2010, 75 FR 
39629. The Board's proposed fee schedule is consistent with the 
guidance. The components of the proposed fees (hourly charges for 
search and review and charges for copies of requested documents) are 
based upon the Board's specific cost.

Board Action

    Accordingly, the Board proposes to establish the following schedule 
of updated fees for services performed in response to FOIA requests:

    Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Schedule of Fees for FOIA
                  [Implementing 10 CFR 1703.107(b)(6)]
Search or Review Charge................  $82.00 per hour.
Copy Charge (paper)....................  $.12 per page, if done in-
                                          house, or generally available
                                          commercial rate (approximately
                                          $.10 per page).
Electronic Media.......................  $5.00.
Copy Charge (audio cassette)...........  $3.00 per cassette.
Duplication of DVD.....................  $25.00 for each individual DVD;
                                          $16.50 for each additional
                                          individual DVD.
Copy Charge for large documents (e.g.,   Actual commercial rates.
 maps, diagrams).

    Dated: May 23, 2011.
Brian Grosner,
General Manager.
[FR Doc. 2012-13295 Filed 5-31-12; 8:45 am]