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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 218 / Monday, November 13, 2006 / Notices cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Confirmatory Order is to be effective upon issuance and that they have waived their right to a hearing. Implementation of these commitments will resolve the NRC’s concerns and will satisfy the response requirements listed in the May 1, 2006, Notice of Violation such that no additional written response to that letter is necessary. I find that H&G’s commitments as set forth in Section IV are acceptable and necessary and conclude that with these commitments the public health and safety are reasonably assured. In view of the foregoing, I have determined that the public health and safety require that H&G’s commitments be confirmed by this Order. Based on the above and H&G’s consent, this Confirmatory Order is immediately effective upon issuance. IV Accordingly, pursuant to Sections 161b, 161i, 161o, 182 and 186 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, the Commission’s regulations in 10 CFR 2.202, 2.205, 10 CFR Parts 20, 34, and in Part 71 that references 49 CFR 177, it is hereby ordered, effective immediately, that: 1. The NRC reduces the civil penalty proposed by letter dated May 1, 2006 in the amount of $6,500 to $500. 2. H&G will continue to implement the following corrective actions: (1) A new locking system (using two physical systems: a lock box installed in each dark room and utilization of the lock on the dark room door); (2) conducting additional field audits; (3) annual training on Operation and Emergency procedures regarding the requirements for the 2-person rule. 3. Not later than 1 year from the date of this Confirmatory Order, H&G will write and submit an article (for publication by both the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) and the Non-Destructive Testing Managers Association (NDTMA)) that is mutually agreeable. The article will address the new H&G management oversight program (detailed below) and the value it adds to overall safe and effective operations. Not later than 11 months from the date of this Confirmatory Order, a draft of the proposed article will be submitted to the NRC Region IV office for review, comment, and concurrence. 4. H&G agrees to implement a management review and oversight program with the following elements: (a) Training of the three area supervisors and three office managers to the Radiation Safety Officer level. (b) Requiring each of the six individuals in 4(a) above to conduct VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:22 Nov 09, 2006 Jkt 211001 unannounced audits of one of the other field offices on a rotating basis (quarterly for the first 2 years, and annually thereafter). (c) Requiring one of the three senior corporate managers (Radiation Safety Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and President) to conduct unannounced performance observations at each of the field offices on a rotating basis twice a year, meaning each field office will receive a visit from a senior corporate manager twice each year. The Regional Administrator, NRC Region IV, may relax or rescind, in writing, any of the above conditions upon a showing by H&G of good cause. whether this Confirmatory Order should be sustained. In the absence of any request for hearing, or written approval of an extension of time in which to request a hearing, the provisions specified in Section IV above shall be final 20 days from the date of this Order without further order or proceedings. If an extension of time for requesting a hearing has been approved, the provisions specified in Section IV shall be final when the extension expires if a hearing request has not been received. An answer or a request for hearing shall not stay the immediate effectiveness of this Order. Dated this 24th day of October, 2006. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. V Any person adversely affected by this Confirmatory Order, other than H&G, may request a hearing within 20 days of its issuance. Where good cause is shown, consideration will be given to extending the time to request a hearing. A request for extension of time must be made in writing to the Director, Office of Enforcement, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555, and include a statement of good cause for the extension. Any request for a hearing shall be submitted to the Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff, Washington, DC 20555. Copies also shall be sent to the Director, Office of Enforcement, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555, to the Assistant General Counsel for Materials Litigation and Enforcement at the same address, to the Regional Administrator, NRC Region IV, 611 Ryan Plaza Drive, Suite 400, Arlington, Texas 76011, and to H&G Inspection. Because of the possible disruptions in delivery of mail to United States Government offices, it is requested that answers and requests for hearing be transmitted to the Secretary of the Commission either by means of facsimile transmission to 301–415–1101 or by e-mail to hearingdocket@nrc.gov and also to the Office of the General Counsel either by means of facsimile transmission to 301–415–3725 or by email to OGCMailCenter@nrc.gov. If such a person requests a hearing, that person shall set forth with particularity the manner in which his interest is adversely affected by this Order and shall address the criteria set forth in 10 CFR 2.309 (d) and (f). If a hearing is requested by a person whose interest is adversely affected, the Commission will issue an Order designating the time and place of any hearing. If a hearing is held, the issue to be considered at such hearing shall be PO 00000 66203 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bruce S. Mallett, Regional Administrator. [FR Doc. E6–19098 Filed 11–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will be sending an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request a revision to the following collection of information: 3220–0002, Application for Employee Annuity Under the Railroad Retirement Act, consisting of RRB Form(s) AA–1, Application for Employee Annuity, AA– 1cert, Application Summary and Certification, AA–1d, Application for Determination of Employee’s Disability, and G–204, Verification of Worker’s Compensation/Public Disability Benefit Information. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and approval by OIRA ensures that we impose appropriate paperwork burdens. The RRB invites comments on the proposed collection of information to determine (1) the practical utility of the collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information that is the subject of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to RRB or OIRA must contain the OMB control number E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 66204 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 218 / Monday, November 13, 2006 / Notices of the ICR. For proper consideration of your comments, it is best if RRB and OIRA receive them within 30 days of publication date. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (71 FR 42887 on July 28, 2006) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Information Collection Request (ICR) Title: Application for Employee Annuity Under the Railroad Retirement Act. OMB Control Number: 3220–0002. Form(s) submitted: AA–1, Application for Employee Annuity; AA–1cert, Application Summary and Certification; AA–1d, Application for Determination of Employee’s Disability; and G–204, Verification of Worker’s Compensation/ Public Disability Benefit Information. Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected public: Individuals or households, State or local government. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Abstract: The Railroad Retirement Act provides for payment of age, disability, and supplemental annuities to qualified employees. The application and related forms obtain information about the applicant’s family work history, military service, disability benefits from other government agencies and public or private pensions. The information is used to determine entitlement to and the amount of the annuity applied for. Changes Proposed: The RRB proposes changes to the certification statements of Form(s) AA–1 and AA–1(cert) that are intended to provide additional specificity regarding post-application events that require an applicant to contact the RRB. Other non-burden impacting editorial and formatting changes to Form AA–1cert and Form AA–1 are also proposed. The RRB also proposes the addition of an item to Form AA–1d to ask a disability applicant if any additional medical procedures are scheduled after the filing of the form, and if so, what those procedures are, as well as minor nonburden impacting, editorial and formatting changes. The RRB proposes no changes to Form G–204. The burden estimate for this ICR is unchanged as follows: Estimated annual number of respondents: 13,105. Total annual responses: 18,110. Total annual reporting hours: 9,498. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the form and supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:22 Nov 09, 2006 Jkt 211001 Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice of application for an order pursuant to Section 26(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the ‘‘1940 Act’’), approving certain substitutions of securities. by mail. Hearing requests must be received by the Commission by 5:30 p.m. on December 1, 2006, and should be accompanied by proof of service on Applicants in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the requester’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. ADDRESSES: Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. Applicants, Mark F. Muething, Esq., Executive Vice President and Secretary, Annuity Investors Life Insurance Company, P.O. Box 5423, Cincinnati, Ohio 45201–5423. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alison T. White, Senior Counsel, or Joyce M. Pickholz, Branch Chief, Office of Insurance Products, Division of Investment Management, at (202) 551– 6795. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following is a summary of the Application. The complete Application is available for a fee from the Public Reference Branch of the Commission. Annuity Investors Life Insurance Company (‘‘Annuity Investors’’), Annuity Investors Variable Account A (‘‘Variable Account A’’), Annuity Investors Variable Account B (‘‘Variable Account B’’) and Annuity Investors Variable Account C (‘‘Variable Account C,’’ together with Variable Account A and Variable Account B, the ‘‘Separate Accounts’’) (collectively, the ‘‘Applicants’’). SUMMARY: Applicants seek an order pursuant to Section 26(c) of the 1940 Act approving the proposed substitution of shares issued by Old Mutual Insurance Series Fund, DWS Investments VIT Fund, Wells Fargo Variable Trust, and Van Kampen-The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc. (the ‘‘Replaced Portfolios’’) and held by Variable Account A, Variable Account B and Variable Account C (the ‘‘Substitutions’’). FILING DATE: The Application was filed on January 18, 2005 and an amended and restated application was filed on October 30, 2006. HEARING OR NOTIFICATION OF HEARING: An order granting the application will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Secretary of the Commission and serving Applicants with a copy of the request, personally or Applicants’ Representations 1. Annuity Investors is a stock life insurance company incorporated under the laws of Ohio. Annuity Investors is a subsidiary of Great American Life Insurance Company, which is a whollyowned subsidiary of Great American Financial Resources, Inc. (‘‘GAFRI’’), a publicly traded insurance holding company. GAFRI is in turn indirectly controlled by American Financial Group, Inc., a publicly traded holding company. 2. Variable Account A was established in 1995. Variable Account A is registered under the Act as a unit investment trust (File No. 811–7299) and is used to fund variable annuity contracts issued by Annuity Investors. Two variable annuity contracts funded by Variable Account A are affected by this Application (the ‘‘Variable Account A Contracts’’). 3. Variable Account B was established in 1996. Variable Account B is registered under the Act as a unit investment trust (File No. 811–8017) and is used to fund variable annuity contracts issued by Annuity Investors. Three variable annuity contracts funded by Variable Account B are affected by this Application (the ‘‘Variable Account B Contracts’’). 4. Variable Account C was established in 2001. Variable Account C is officer at (312–751–3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov. Comments: Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611–2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@rrb.gov and to the OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, Karen Matsuoka at kmatsuoka@omb.eop.gov, FAX (202) 395–6974. Charles Mierzwa, RRB Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–19067 Filed 11–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. IC–27546; File No. 812–13155] Annuity Investors Life Insurance Company, et al. November 6, 2006. AGENCY: APPLICANTS: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will be sending 
an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to 
request a revision to the following collection of information: 3220-
0002, Application for Employee Annuity Under the Railroad Retirement 
Act, consisting of RRB Form(s) AA-1, Application for Employee Annuity, 
AA-1cert, Application Summary and Certification, AA-1d, Application for 
Determination of Employee's Disability, and G-204, Verification of 
Worker's Compensation/Public Disability Benefit Information. Our ICR 
describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review 
and approval by OIRA ensures that we impose appropriate paperwork 
burdens.
    The RRB invites comments on the proposed collection of information 
to determine (1) the practical utility of the collection; (2) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden of the collection; (3) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information that is the subject 
of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on 
respondents, including the including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to RRB or 
OIRA must contain the OMB control number

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of the ICR. For proper consideration of your comments, it is best if 
RRB and OIRA receive them within 30 days of publication date.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (71 FR 42887 on July 28, 2006) required by 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Application for Employee Annuity Under the Railroad 
Retirement Act.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0002.
    Form(s) submitted: AA-1, Application for Employee Annuity; AA-
1cert, Application Summary and Certification; AA-1d, Application for 
Determination of Employee's Disability; and G-204, Verification of 
Worker's Compensation/Public Disability Benefit Information.
    Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected public: Individuals or households, State or local 
government.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Abstract: The Railroad Retirement Act provides for payment of age, 
disability, and supplemental annuities to qualified employees. The 
application and related forms obtain information about the applicant's 
family work history, military service, disability benefits from other 
government agencies and public or private pensions. The information is 
used to determine entitlement to and the amount of the annuity applied 
for.
    Changes Proposed: The RRB proposes changes to the certification 
statements of Form(s) AA-1 and AA-1(cert) that are intended to provide 
additional specificity regarding post-application events that require 
an applicant to contact the RRB. Other non-burden impacting editorial 
and formatting changes to Form AA-1cert and Form AA-1 are also 
proposed. The RRB also proposes the addition of an item to Form AA-1d 
to ask a disability applicant if any additional medical procedures are 
scheduled after the filing of the form, and if so, what those 
procedures are, as well as minor non-burden impacting, editorial and 
formatting changes. The RRB proposes no changes to Form G-204.
    The burden estimate for this ICR is unchanged as follows:
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 13,105.
    Total annual responses: 18,110.
    Total annual reporting hours: 9,498.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the form and supporting 
documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance 
officer at (312-751-3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov.
    Comments: Comments regarding the information collection should be 
addressed to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North 
Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611-2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@rrb.gov and 
to the OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, Karen Matsuoka at 
kmatsuoka@omb.eop.gov, FAX (202) 395-6974.

Charles Mierzwa,
RRB Clearance Officer.
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