Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


[Docket No. NRC-2012-0154]

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

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

2.The title of the information collection:Part 140 of Title 10 of theCode of Federal Regulations(10 CFR), "Financial Protection Requirements and Indemnity Agreements."

3.Current OMB approval number:3150-0039.

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

5.How often the collection is required:On occasion, as needed for the licensees to meet their responsibilities called for in Sections 170 and 193 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act).

6.Who will be required or asked to report:Licensees authorized to operate reactor facilities in accordance with 10 CFR part 50, or a holder of a combined license under 10 CFR part 52, and licensees authorized to construct and operate a uranium enrichment facility in accordance with 10 CFR Parts 40 and 70.

7.An estimate of the number of annual responses:1.67.

8.The estimated number of annual respondents:1.

9.An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request:8.

10.Abstract:Part 140 of the NRC's regulations specifies information to be submitted by licensees to enable the NRC to assess (a) the financial protection required of licensees and for the indemnification and limitation of liability of certain licensees and other persons pursuant to Section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and (b) the liability insurance required of uranium enrichment facility licensees pursuant to Section 193 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended.

The public may examine and have copied for a 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: 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 December 14, 2012. 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.

Chad Whiteman, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0039), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.

Comments can also be emailed toChad_S_Whiteman@omb.eop.govor submitted by telephone at 202-395-4718.

The NRC Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, 301-415-6258.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.