Proposed Agency Information Collection, 41788 [E6-11712]

Download as PDF 41788 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 141 / Monday, July 24, 2006 / Notices assessment, management evaluation, and a DOE personnel security review of all applicants or incumbents. It is also used to ensure that employees assigned to nuclear explosive duties do not have emotional, mental, or physical conditions that could result in an accidental or unauthorized detonation of nuclear explosives. Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before August 23, 2006. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 202–395–4650. DATES: Written comments should be sent to: Jeffrey Martus, IM–11/ Germantown Building, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290. Or by fax at 301–903–9061 or by e-mail at Jeffrey. martus@hq.doe.gov. ADDRESSES: Comments should also be addressed to: Sharon A. Evelin, Director, IM–11/ Germantown Bldg., U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290, and to: Kathy Murphy, SP–1.22 Germantown Building, U.S. Department of Energy, 19901 Germantown Road, Germantown, Maryland 20874–1290. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon A. Evelin and Kathy Murphy, at the addresses listed above in ADDRESSES. This package contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910– 5122; (2) Package Title: Human Reliability Program (3) Purpose: for DOE management to ensure that individuals who occupy HRP positions meet program standards of reliability and physical and mental suitability; (4) Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,500; (5) Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,750; (6) Number of Collections: The package contains five (5) information and/or recordkeeping requirements. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Statutory Authority: Department of Energy Organization Act, Public Law 95–91, of August 4, 1977. Issued in Washington, DC on July 17, 2006. Jeffrey Martus, Records Management Division (IM–11), Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–11710 Filed 7–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:54 Jul 21, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection Department of Energy. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Energy invites public comment on a proposed collection of information that the Department is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed collection of information is in an interim final rule pertaining to standby support that was published in the Federal Register on May 15, 2006. DATES: Consideration will be given to comments submitted by September 22, 2006. Comments may be mailed to the address given in the ADDRESSES section below. Comments also may be submitted electronically by e-mailing them to: StandbySupport@Nuclear.Energy.gov. We note that e-mail submissions will avoid delay currently associated with security screening of U.S. Postal Service mail. ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments, identified by the term Standby Support—Paperwork Reduction Act Proposal— by any of the following methods: 1. E-mail to StandbySupport@Nuclear.Energy.gov. Include RIN 1901–AB17 and ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Proposal’’ in the subject line of the e-mail. Please include the full body of your comments in the text of the message or an attachment. 2. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 3. Mail: Address the comments to Kenneth Chuck Wade, Office of Nuclear Energy, (NE–30) U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. The Department requires, in hard copy, a signed original and three copies of all comments. Due to potential delays in the Department’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage commenters to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Chuck Wade, Project Manager, Office of Nuclear Energy, NE–30, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. (301) 903–6509 or Marvin Shaw, Attorney-Advisor, U.S. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC–52, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. (202) 586–2906. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection title: Standby Support for Certain Nuclear Plant Delays. Type of review: New collection. OMB number: None. Type of respondents: Sponsors of new advanced nuclear facilities. Estimated number of respondents: Three to five per year. Estimated total burden hours: 218. Frequency of response: Single submission. Abstract: On May 15, 2006, the Department published an interim final rule to implement section 638 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 that authorizes the Secretary of Energy to enter into Standby Support Contracts with sponsors of advanced nuclear power facilities to provide risk insurance for certain delays attributed to the regulatory process or litigation. (71 FR 28200). That rule contains the following recordkeeping requirements that must be approved by OMB pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) before sponsors can be required to comply with them: (1) Section 950.10(b) contains information collection requirements pertaining to eligibility; (2) section 950.12(a) contains information collection requirements pertaining to fulfillment of conditions precedent to a Standby Support Contract; and (3) section 950.23 contains information collection requirements pertaining to submission of claims for payment of covered costs under a Standby Support Contract. Request for Comments: Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Department invites comment on: (1) Whether the recordkeeping requirements in the interim final rule are necessary; (2) the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who choose to respond. Additional information about the Department’s proposed information collection may be obtained from the contact person named in this notice. Sharon A. Evelin, Director, Records Management Division, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–11712 Filed 7–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 141 (Monday, July 24, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Proposed Agency Information Collection

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy invites public comment on a proposed 
collection of information that the Department is developing for 
submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed collection of information 
is in an interim final rule pertaining to standby support that was 
published in the Federal Register on May 15, 2006.

DATES: Consideration will be given to comments submitted by September 
22, 2006. Comments may be mailed to the address given in the ADDRESSES 
section below. Comments also may be submitted electronically by e-
mailing them to: StandbySupport@Nuclear.Energy.gov. We note that e-mail 
submissions will avoid delay currently associated with security 
screening of U.S. Postal Service mail.

ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments, identified by the term 
Standby Support--Paperwork Reduction Act Proposal-- by any of the 
following methods:
    1. E-mail to StandbySupport@Nuclear.Energy.gov. Include RIN 1901-
AB17 and ``Paperwork Reduction Act Proposal'' in the subject line of 
the e-mail. Please include the full body of your comments in the text 
of the message or an attachment.
    2. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
    3. Mail: Address the comments to Kenneth Chuck Wade, Office of 
Nuclear Energy, (NE-30) U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 
1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. The Department 
requires, in hard copy, a signed original and three copies of all 
comments. Due to potential delays in the Department's receipt and 
processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage 
commenters to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Chuck Wade, Project Manager, 
Office of Nuclear Energy, NE-30, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. (301) 903-6509 or 
Marvin Shaw, Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the 
General Counsel, GC-52, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20585. (202) 586-2906.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Collection title: Standby Support for Certain Nuclear Plant Delays.
    Type of review: New collection.
    OMB number: None.
    Type of respondents: Sponsors of new advanced nuclear facilities.
    Estimated number of respondents: Three to five per year.
    Estimated total burden hours: 218.
    Frequency of response: Single submission.
    Abstract: On May 15, 2006, the Department published an interim 
final rule to implement section 638 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 
that authorizes the Secretary of Energy to enter into Standby Support 
Contracts with sponsors of advanced nuclear power facilities to provide 
risk insurance for certain delays attributed to the regulatory process 
or litigation. (71 FR 28200). That rule contains the following 
recordkeeping requirements that must be approved by OMB pursuant to the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) before 
sponsors can be required to comply with them: (1) Section 950.10(b) 
contains information collection requirements pertaining to eligibility; 
(2) section 950.12(a) contains information collection requirements 
pertaining to fulfillment of conditions precedent to a Standby Support 
Contract; and (3) section 950.23 contains information collection 
requirements pertaining to submission of claims for payment of covered 
costs under a Standby Support Contract.
    Request for Comments: Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the 
Department invites comment on: (1) Whether the recordkeeping 
requirements in the interim final rule are necessary; (2) the accuracy 
of the Department's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on those who choose to respond. 
Additional information about the Department's proposed information 
collection may be obtained from the contact person named in this 
notice.

Sharon A. Evelin,
Director, Records Management Division, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-11712 Filed 7-21-06; 8:45 am]
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