[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 78 (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 22596]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09199]

Proposed Rules
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the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
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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 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 public.

DATES: To be considered, comments must be mailed or delivered to the 
address listed below by 5:00 p.m. on or before May 23, 2014.

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 20004-2901. 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.

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)(A)(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 23, 2012, 77 FR 
41258. 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................  $83.00 per hour.
Copy Charge (paper)....................  $.05 per page, if done in-
                                          house, or generally available
                                          commercial rate (approximately
                                          $.10 per page).
Electronic Media.......................  $5.00 per electronic media.
Copy Charge (audio and video cassette).  Actual commercial rates.
Duplication of DVD.....................  $25.00 for each individual DVD;
                                          $16.50 for each duplicate DVD.
Copy Charge for large documents (e.g.,   Actual commercial rates.
 maps, diagrams).

    Dated: April 17, 2014.
Mark T. Welch,
General Manager.
[FR Doc. 2014-09199 Filed 4-22-14; 8:45 am]