Nuclear Regulatory Commission January 26, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Program-Specific Guidance About Special Nuclear Material of Less Than Critical Mass Licenses
Document Number: 2017-01808
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its licensing guidance for a specific license for receipt, possession, use, and transfer of special nuclear material in quantities that are not sufficient to form a ``critical mass.'' The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 17, Revision 1, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Special Nuclear Material of Less Than Critical Mass Licenses.'' The document has been updated from the original version to include information on safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.
Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses
Document Number: 2017-01807
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On December 6, 2016, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 9, Revision 3, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses.'' The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on February 6, 2017. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.