Proposed Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices, 71866 [E5-6704]

Download as PDF 71866 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 30, 2005 / Notices time determines by regulation or order should, because of the hazards or potential hazards thereof, not be so disposed without a license from the Commission; E. The evaluation of radiation safety information on sealed sources or devices containing byproduct, source, or special nuclear materials and the registration of the sealed sources or devices for distribution, as provided for in regulations or orders of the Commission. F. The regulation of the land disposal of byproduct, source, or special nuclear materials waste received from other persons; G. The extraction or concentration of source material from source material ore and the management and disposal of the resulting byproduct material. Article III With the exception of those activities identified in Article II, paragraphs A through D, this Agreement may be amended, upon application by the State and approval by the Commission, to include one or more of the additional activities specified in Article II, paragraphs E, F, and G, whereby the State may then exert regulatory authority and responsibility with respect to those activities. Article IV Notwithstanding this Agreement, the Commission may from time to time by rule, regulation, or order, require that the manufacturer, processor, or producer of any equipment, device, commodity, or other product containing source, byproduct, or special nuclear materials shall not transfer possession or control of such product except pursuant to a license or an exemption from licensing issued by the Commission. Article V This Agreement shall not affect the authority of the Commission under Subsection 161b or 161i of the Act to issue rules, regulations, or orders to protect the common defense and security, to protect restricted data, or to guard against the loss or diversion of special nuclear materials. Article VI The Commission will cooperate with the State and other Agreement States in the formulation of standards and regulatory programs of the State and the Commission for protection against hazards of radiation and to assure that Commission and State programs for protection against hazards of radiation will be coordinated and compatible. The State agrees to cooperate with the Commission and other Agreement States in the formulation of standards and regulatory programs of the State and the Commission for protection against hazards of radiation and to assure that the State’s program will continue to be compatible with the program of the Commission for the regulation of materials covered by this Agreement. The State and the Commission agree to keep each other informed of proposed changes in their respective rules and regulations, and to provide each other the opportunity for early and substantive contribution to the proposed changes. The State and the Commission agree to keep each other informed of events, VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:12 Nov 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 accidents, and licensee performance that may have generic implication or otherwise be of regulatory interest. Article VII The Commission and the State agree that it is desirable to provide reciprocal recognition of licenses for the materials listed in Article I licensed by the other party or by any other Agreement State. Accordingly, the Commission and the State agree to develop appropriate rules, regulations, and procedures by which such reciprocity will be accorded. Article VIII The Commission, upon its own initiative after reasonable notice and opportunity for hearing to the State, or upon request of the Governor of the State, may terminate or suspend all or part of this Agreement and reassert the licensing and regulatory authority vested in it under the Act if the Commission finds that (1) such termination or suspension is required to protect public health and safety, or (2) the State has not complied with one or more of the requirements of section 274 of the Act. The Commission may also, pursuant to section 274j of the Act, temporarily suspend all or part of this Agreement if, in the judgment of the Commission, an emergency situation exists requiring immediate action to protect public health and safety and the State has failed to take necessary steps. The Commission shall periodically review actions taken by the State under this Agreement to ensure compliance with section 274 of the Act which requires a State program to be adequate to protect public health and safety with respect to the materials covered by this Agreement and to be compatible with the Commission’s program. Article IX This Agreement shall become effective on [date], and shall remain in effect unless and until such time as it is terminated pursuant to Article VIII. For the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Nils J. Diaz, Chariman. For the State of Minnesota. Tim Pawlenty, Governor. [FR Doc. 05–22582 Filed 11–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Proposed Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Notice of proposed guidelines and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is proposing policies and procedures for agencies to develop, PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 issue, and use guidance documents. This Bulletin is intended to increase the quality and transparency of agency guidance practices and the guidance documents produced through them. DATES: Written comments regarding OMB’s Proposed Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices are due by December 23, 2005. ADDRESSES: Due to potential delays in OMB’s receipt and processing of mail, respondents are strongly encouraged to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt. We cannot guarantee that comments mailed will be received before the comment closing date. Electronic comments may be submitted to: OMB_GGP@omb.eop.gov. Please put the full body of your comments in the text of the electronic message and as an attachment. Please include your name, title, organization, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address in the text of the message. Comments also may be submitted via facsimile to (202) 395– 7245. Lisa Jones, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., New Executive Office Building, Room 10201, Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: (202) 395–5897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB is seeking comments on its Proposed Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices by December 23, 2005. The draft Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices is posted on OMB’s Web site, http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg/ regpol.html. This draft Bulletin provides a definition of guidance; describes the legal effect of guidance documents; establishes practices for developing guidance documents and receiving public input; and establishes ways for making guidance documents available to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: November 23, 2005. John D. Graham, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E5–6704 Filed 11–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted the following proposal(s) for the E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 30, 2005)]
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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Proposed Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices

AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget.

ACTION: Notice of proposed guidelines and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is proposing 
policies and procedures for agencies to develop, issue, and use 
guidance documents. This Bulletin is intended to increase the quality 
and transparency of agency guidance practices and the guidance 
documents produced through them.

DATES: Written comments regarding OMB's Proposed Bulletin for Good 
Guidance Practices are due by December 23, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Due to potential delays in OMB's receipt and processing of 
mail, respondents are strongly encouraged to submit comments 
electronically to ensure timely receipt. We cannot guarantee that 
comments mailed will be received before the comment closing date. 
Electronic comments may be submitted to: OMB--GGP@omb.eop.gov. Please 
put the full body of your comments in the text of the electronic 
message and as an attachment. Please include your name, title, 
organization, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address in 
the text of the message. Comments also may be submitted via facsimile 
to (202) 395-7245.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Jones, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, 
NW., New Executive Office Building, Room 10201, Washington, DC 20503. 
Telephone: (202) 395-5897.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB is seeking comments on its Proposed 
Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices by December 23, 2005. The draft 
Bulletin for Good Guidance Practices is posted on OMB's Web site, 
http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg/regpol.html. This draft Bulletin 
provides a definition of guidance; describes the legal effect of 
guidance documents; establishes practices for developing guidance 
documents and receiving public input; and establishes ways for making 
guidance documents available to the public.

    Dated: November 23, 2005.
John D. Graham,
Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
 [FR Doc. E5-6704 Filed 11-29-05; 8:45 am]
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