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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and solicitation of public comment.
SUMMARY: 1.Type of submission, new, revision, or extension:Revision.

2.The title of the information collection:Billing Instructions for NRC Cost Type Contracts.

3.The form number if applicable:N/A.

4.How often the collection is required:Monthly and on occasion.

5.Who will be required or asked to report:NRC contractors.

6.An estimate of the number of annual responses:2,140.

7.The estimated number of annual respondents:55.

8.An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request:1,070 (754 hours billing burden + 316 hours license fee recovery cost burden).

9.An indication of whether section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 applies:N/A.

10.Abstract:The NRC Division of Contracts in administering its contracts provides Billing Instructions for its contractors to follow in preparation of invoices. These instructions stipulate the level of detail in which supporting data must be submitted for NRC review. The review of this information ensures that all payments made by NRC for valid and reasonable costs are in accordance with the contract terms and conditions.

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: 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 April 3, 2003. 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. Bryon Allen, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0109), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.

Comments can also be submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3087.

The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo Shelton, 301-415-7233.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo Shelton, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.