Nuclear Regulatory Commission August 8, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Revisions to Maintenance Rule Standard Review Plan
Document Number: 2013-19201
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising the following section in Chapter 17, ``Quality Assurance'' and soliciting public comment on NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 17.6, ``Maintenance Rule.''
Proposed Revision to Missiles Generated by Extreme Winds
Document Number: 2013-19177
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on a proposed revision 4 to Section 3.5.1.4, ``Missiles Generated by Extreme Winds,'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition.'' This revision incorporates guidance and recommendations from Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.221, ``Design-Basis Hurricane and Hurricane Missiles for Nuclear Power Plants,'' and Interim Staff Guidance DC/COL- ISG-024, ``Implementation of Regulatory Guide 1.221 on Design-Basis Hurricane and Hurricane Missiles.'' In addition, this revision provides clarification on areas of review and acceptance criteria for assessment of design-basis missiles generated by extreme winds. The revision also incorporates guidance on regulatory treatment of nonsafety systems.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-19175
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register 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: Suspicious Activity Reporting Using the Protected Web Server (PWS). 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-XXXX. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. Reporting is done on a voluntary basis, as suspicious incidents occur. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Nuclear power reactor licensees provide the majority of reports, but other entities that may voluntarily send reports include fuel facilities, independent spent fuel storage installations, decommissioned power reactors, power reactors under construction, research and test reactors, agreement states, non-agreement states, as well as departments of health, medical centers, steel mills, and radiographers. 5. The number of annual respondents: 50. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 678 hours. 7. Abstract: The NRC licensees voluntarily report information on suspicious incidents on an ad-hoc basis, as these incidents occur. This information is shared with authorized nuclear industry officials and Federal, State, and local government agencies using PWS. Information provided by licensees is considered OFFICIAL USE ONLY and is not made public. Submit, by October 7, 2013, 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? The public may examine, and have copied for a fee, publicly available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference Docket No. NRC- 2013-0129. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2013-0129. Mail comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-19174
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (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. The NRC published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period on this information collection on April 16, 2013 (78 FR 22561). 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension. 2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 136, ``Security Termination Statement.'' NRC Form 237, ``Request for Access Authorization.'' NRC Form 277, ``Request for Visit or Access Authorization.'' 3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0049, NRC Form 136. 3150-0050, NRC Form 237. 3150-0051, NRC Form 277. 4. The form number if applicable: NRC Forms 136, 237, and 277. 5. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 6. Who will be required or asked to report: NRC Form 136: NRC employees, licensees and contractors. NRC Form 237: NRC contractors, subcontractors, licensee employees, employees of other government agencies, and other individuals who are not NRC employees. NRC Form 277: Any employees of approximately 78 licensees and 7 contractors who hold an NRC access authorization and need to make a visit to NRC, other contractor/licensees or government agencies in which access to classified information will be involved or unescorted area access is desired. 7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: NRC Form 136: 300. NRC Form 237: 770. NRC Form 277: 60. 8. The estimated number of annual respondents: NRC Form 136: 300. NRC Form 237: 770. NRC Form 277: 60. 9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: NRC Form 136: 50. NRC Form 237: 154. NRC Form 277: 10. 10. Abstract: The NRC Form 136 is completed by licensees and contractors that are leaving the NRC to acknowledge and accept their continuing security responsibilities. The NRC Form 237 is completed by NRC contractors, subcontractors, licensee employees, employees of other government agencies, and other individuals who are not NRC employees who require an NRC access authorization. The NRC Form 277 is completed by NRC contractors and licensees who have been granted an NRC access authorization and require verification of that access authorization and a need-to-know due to (1) A visit to the NRC, (2) a visit to other contractors/licensees or government agencies in which access to classified information will be involved, or (3) unescorted area access is desired. The public may examine and have copied for fee publicly available documents, including the final supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's 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 September 9, 2013. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-19173
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (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. The NRC published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period on this information collection on April 16, 2013 (78 FR 22562). 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: New. 2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 850A, ``Request for NRC Contractor Building Access,'' NRC Form 850B, ``Request for NRC Contractor Information Technology Access Authorization,'' and NRC Form 850C, ``Request for NRC Contractor Security Clearance.'' 3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-XXXX. 4. The form numbers if applicable: NRC Form 850A, NRC Form 850B, and NRC Form 850C. 5. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 6. Who will be required or asked to report: NRC contractors, subcontractors and other individuals who are not NRC employees. 7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 500. 8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 500. 9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 85. 10. Abstract: Part 10 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), ``Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to Restricted Data or National Security Information or an Employment Clearance,'' establishes requirements that individuals requiring an access authorization and/or employment clearance must have an investigation of their background. The NRC Forms 850A, 850B, and 850C will be used by the NRC to obtain information on NRC contractors, subcontractors, and other individuals who are not NRC employees and require access to the NRC buildings, IT systems, sensitive information, sensitive unclassified information, or classified information. The public may examine and have copied for fee publicly available documents, including the final supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's 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 September 9, 2013. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.