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Licensing Support System Advisory Review Panel; Notice of Amendment of Charter

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AGENCY:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of amendment of the Charter of the Licensing Support Network Advisory Review Panel (LSNARP).

SUMMARY:

The Licensing Support System Advisory Review Panel was established by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a Federal Advisory Committee in 1989. Its purpose was to provide advice on the fundamental issues of design and development of an electronic information management system to be used to store and retrieve documents relating to the licensing of a geologic repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste, and on the operation and maintenance of the system. This electronic information management system was known as the Licensing Support System (LSS). In November 1998, the Commission approved amendments to 10 CFR part 2 that renamed the Licensing Support System Advisory Review Panel as the Licensing Support Network Advisory Review Panel.

Membership on the Panel continues to be drawn from those interests that will be affected by the use of the LSN, including the Department of Energy, the NRC, the State of Nevada, the National Congress of American Indians, affected units of local governments in Nevada, the Nevada Nuclear Waste Task Force, and a coalition of nuclear industry groups. Federal agencies with expertise and experience in electronic information management systems may also participate on the Panel.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has decided to amend the charter for the LSNARP to remove the designation of the LSN Administrator as the NRC member of the Panel. This will allow the Secretary of the Commission flexibility in naming the NRC representative. This action is being Start Printed Page 31735taken in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Andrew L. Bates, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555: Telephone 301-504-1963.

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Dated: May 20, 2003.

Andrew L. Bates,

Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-13213 Filed 5-27-03; 8:45 am]

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