Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 20568 [E7-7846]

Download as PDF 20568 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 25, 2007 / Notices For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Margaret A. Janney, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services. [FR Doc. E7–7844 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment. cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR part 21, ‘‘Reporting of Defects and Noncompliance.’’ 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150–0035. 3. How often the collection is required: As necessary in order for NRC to meet its responsibilities to conduct a detailed review of defects in basic components of nuclear power plants or failures to comply that could create a substantial safety hazard. 4. Who is required or asked to report: All directors and responsible officers of firms and organizations building, operating, owning, or supplying basic components to NRC licensed facilities. 5. The number of annual respondents: 35. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 7,574 hours (4,970 hours reporting and 2,604 hours recordkeeping). 7. Abstract: 10 CFR part 21 implements Section 206 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5846), as amended. Section 206 requires individual directors and responsible officers of firms constructing, owning, operating, or supplying the basic components of any facility or activity licensed under the Atomic Energy Act to report immediately to the Commission the discovery of defects in basic components or failures to comply that could create a substantial safety hazard (SSH). In addition to imposing obligations on the individual directors VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Apr 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 and responsible officers of NRC licensees, Section 206 also imposes obligations on the directors and responsible officers of non-licensees that construct facilities for, or supply basic components to, licensed facilities or activities. Any individual officer or director who knowingly fails to comply with the notification requirements is subject to civil penalties. Submit, by June 25, 2007, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O–1 F23, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Margaret A. Janney (T5–F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, by telephone at 301–415–7245, or by Internet electronic mail at INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of April 2007. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Margaret A. Janney, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services. [FR Doc. E7–7846 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information and solicitation of public comment. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. Type of submission: Revision. 2. The title of the information collection: Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs Requests to Agreement States For Information. 3. The form number if applicable: N/A. 4. How often the collection is required: One time or as needed. 5. Who is required or asked to report: Thirty-four Agreement States who have signed Section 274(b) Agreements with NRC. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 142. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 34. 8. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 1,066. 9. Applicability of Section 3507(d) of Pub. L. 104–13: Not applicable. 10. Abstract: Agreement States are asked on a one-time or as-needed basis to respond to a specific incident, to gather information on licensing and inspection practices and other technical statistical information. The results of such information requests, which are authorized under Section 274(b) of the Atomic Energy Act, are utilized in part by NRC in preparing responses to Congressional inquiries. Agreement State comments are also solicited in the areas of proposed procedure and policy development. A copy of the final supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer listed below by May 25, 2007. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information 
collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment.

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SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of 
continued approval of information collections under the provisions of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR part 21, 
``Reporting of Defects and Noncompliance.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0035.
    3. How often the collection is required: As necessary in order for 
NRC to meet its responsibilities to conduct a detailed review of 
defects in basic components of nuclear power plants or failures to 
comply that could create a substantial safety hazard.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: All directors and 
responsible officers of firms and organizations building, operating, 
owning, or supplying basic components to NRC licensed facilities.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 35.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 7,574 hours (4,970 hours reporting and 2,604 hours 
recordkeeping).
    7. Abstract: 10 CFR part 21 implements Section 206 of the Energy 
Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5846), as amended. Section 206 
requires individual directors and responsible officers of firms 
constructing, owning, operating, or supplying the basic components of 
any facility or activity licensed under the Atomic Energy Act to report 
immediately to the Commission the discovery of defects in basic 
components or failures to comply that could create a substantial safety 
hazard (SSH). In addition to imposing obligations on the individual 
directors and responsible officers of NRC licensees, Section 206 also 
imposes obligations on the directors and responsible officers of non-
licensees that construct facilities for, or supply basic components to, 
licensed facilities or activities. Any individual officer or director 
who knowingly fails to comply with the notification requirements is 
subject to civil penalties.
    Submit, by June 25, 2007, comments that address the following 
questions:
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
utility?
    2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
    3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected?
    4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology?
    A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F23, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance 
requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://
www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document 
will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the 
signature date of this notice.
    Comments and questions about the information collection 
requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Margaret A. 
Janney (T5-F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7245, or by Internet electronic 
mail at INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of April 2007.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Margaret A. Janney,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E7-7846 Filed 4-24-07; 8:45 am]
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