Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,


[Federal Register: September 1, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 170)]


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Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment.

SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections 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: NRC Form 171, ``Duplication Request''.

  2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0066.

  3. How often the collection is required: On occasion.

  4. Who will be required or asked to report: Individuals or companies requesting document duplication.

  5. The number of annual respondents: 7,940.

  6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 990 hours ( about 7.5 minutes per respondent).

  7. Abstract: This form is utilized by individual members of the public requesting reproduction of publicly available documents in NRC Headquarters' Public Document Room. Copies of the form are utilized by the reproduction contractor to accompany the orders and are then discarded.

    Submit, by October 31, 2006, comments that address the following questions:

  8. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility?

  9. Is the burden estimate accurate?

  10. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected?

  11. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology?

    A copy of the draft 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: The document

    will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice.

    Comments and questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Jo. Shelton (T-5 F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7233, or by Internet electronic mail to INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 23rd day of August 2006.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brenda Jo. Shelton, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6-14514 Filed 8-31-06; 8:45 am]

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