Information Collection: Grants and Cooperative Agreement Provisions, 39598 [2020-14174]

Download as PDF 39598 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 127 / Wednesday, July 1, 2020 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2020–0056] Information Collection: Grants and Cooperative Agreement Provisions Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Renewal of existing information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ‘‘Grants and Cooperative Agreement Provisions.’’ DATES: Submit comments by August 31, 2020. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0056. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: David Cullison, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Mail Stop: T–6 A10M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Cullison, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 2084; email: Infocollects.Resource@ nrc.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2020– 0056 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publiclyavailable information related to this action by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to https://www.regulations.gov/ and search for docket ID NRC–2020–0056. A copy VerDate Sep<11>2014 01:53 Jul 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 of the collection of information and related instructions may be obtained without charge by accessing Docket ID NRC–2020–0056 on this website. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301– 415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@ nrc.gov. The supporting statement is available in ADAMS under Accession ML20114E165. • NRC’s Clearance Officer: A copy of the collection of information and related instructions may be obtained without charge by contacting NRC’s Clearance Officer, David Cullison, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 2084; email: Infocollects.Resource@ nrc.gov. B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2020– 0056 in the subject line of your comment submission, in order to ensure that the NRC is able to make your comment submission available to the public in this docket. The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information in comment submissions that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at https:// www.regulations.gov/ as well as enter the comment submissions into ADAMS, and the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information. If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove such information before making the comment submissions available to the public or entering the comment into ADAMS. II. Background In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the NRC is requesting public comment on its intention to request the OMB’s approval for the PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 information collection summarized below. 1. The title of the information collection: Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions. 2. OMB approval number: 3105–0107. 3. Type of submission: Extension. 4. The form number: Not applicable. 5. How often the collection is required or requested: Technical Performance reports are required every six months; other information is submitted on occasion as needed. 6. Who will be required or asked to respond: Grants and Cooperative Agreement recipients. 7. The estimated number of annual responses: 542 (366 responses plus 176 record keepers). 8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 176. 9. The estimated number of hours needed annually to comply with the information collection requirement or request: 4,127 (3851 reporting hours plus 276 record keeping hours). 10. Abstract: The Acquisition Management Division is responsible for the awarding grants and cooperative agreement provisions in order to administer the NRC’s financial assistance program. The information collected under the provisions ensures that the Government’s rights are protected, the agency adheres to public laws, the work proceeds on schedule, and that disputes between the Government and recipient are settled. III. Specific Requests for Comments The NRC is seeking 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 estimate of the burden of the information collection 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 on respondents be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? Dated: June 26, 2020. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. David C. Cullison, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2020-0056]


Information Collection: Grants and Cooperative Agreement 
Provisions

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Renewal of existing information collection; request for 
comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public 
comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval for an existing collection of information. The information 
collection is entitled, ``Grants and Cooperative Agreement 
Provisions.''

DATES: Submit comments by August 31, 2020. Comments received after this 
date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission 
is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before 
this date.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0056. For 
technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.
     Mail comments to: David Cullison, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, Mail Stop: T-6 A10M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting 
comments, see ``Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Cullison, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-2084; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0056 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain 
publicly-available information related to this action by any of the 
following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to https://www.regulations.gov/ and search for docket ID NRC-2020-0056. A copy of 
the collection of information and related instructions may be obtained 
without charge by accessing Docket ID NRC-2020-0056 on this website.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ``Begin Web-based ADAMS 
Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's Public 
Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or 
by email to [email protected]. The supporting statement is available 
in ADAMS under Accession ML20114E165.
     NRC's Clearance Officer: A copy of the collection of 
information and related instructions may be obtained without charge by 
contacting NRC's Clearance Officer, David Cullison, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-2084; email: 
[email protected].

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2020-0056 in the subject line of your 
comment submission, in order to ensure that the NRC is able to make 
your comment submission available to the public in this docket.
    The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact 
information in comment submissions that you do not want to be publicly 
disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC will post all comment 
submissions at https://www.regulations.gov/ as well as enter the 
comment submissions into ADAMS, and the NRC does not routinely edit 
comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information.
    If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons 
for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to 
include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be 
publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should 
state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove such information before making the comment submissions available 
to the public or entering the comment into ADAMS.

II. Background

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35), the NRC is requesting public comment on its intention to 
request the OMB's approval for the information collection summarized 
below.
    1. The title of the information collection: Grant and Cooperative 
Agreement Provisions.
    2. OMB approval number: 3105-0107.
    3. Type of submission: Extension.
    4. The form number: Not applicable.
    5. How often the collection is required or requested: Technical 
Performance reports are required every six months; other information is 
submitted on occasion as needed.
    6. Who will be required or asked to respond: Grants and Cooperative 
Agreement recipients.
    7. The estimated number of annual responses: 542 (366 responses 
plus 176 record keepers).
    8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 176.
    9. The estimated number of hours needed annually to comply with the 
information collection requirement or request: 4,127 (3851 reporting 
hours plus 276 record keeping hours).
    10. Abstract: The Acquisition Management Division is responsible 
for the awarding grants and cooperative agreement provisions in order 
to administer the NRC's financial assistance program. The information 
collected under the provisions ensures that the Government's rights are 
protected, the agency adheres to public laws, the work proceeds on 
schedule, and that disputes between the Government and recipient are 
settled.

III. Specific Requests for Comments

    The NRC is seeking 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 estimate of the burden of the information collection 
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 on respondents 
be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology?

    Dated: June 26, 2020.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
David C. Cullison,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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