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

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).


Notice of the OMB review of information collection and solicitation of public comment.


The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The NRC published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period on this information collection on April 4, 2010.

1. Type of submission: Revision

2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 212 “Qualifications Investigation, Professional, Technical, and Administrative Positions”, and NRC Form 212A “Qualifications Investigation Secretarial/Clerical”

3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0033 and 3150-0034

4. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 212 “Qualifications Investigation, Professional, Technical, and Administrative Positions”, and NRC Form 212A “Qualifications Investigation Secretarial/Clerical”

5. How often the collection is required: The forms are collected for Start Printed Page 66395every new hire to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

6. Who will be required or asked to report: References are collected for every new hire.

7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: NRC Form 212: 1,000 annual responses. NRC Form 212A: 400 annual responses.

8. The estimated number of annual respondents: NRC Form 212: 1,000 annual respondents. NRC Form 212A: 400 annual respondents.

9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: NRC Form 212: 500 hours. NRC Form 212A: 100 hours.

10. Abstract: Information requested on NRC Form 212, “Qualifications Investigation, Professional, Technical, and Administrative Positions (other than clerical positions)” and NRC Form 212A, “Qualifications Investigation, Secretarial/Clerical” is used to determine the qualifications and suitability of external applicants for employment with NRC. The completed forms may be used to examine, rate and/or assess the prospective employee's qualifications. The information regarding the qualifications of applicants for employment is reviewed by professional personnel of the Office of Human Resources, in conjunction with other information in the NRC files, to determine the qualifications of the applicant for appointment to the position under consideration.

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:​public-involve/​doc-comment/​omb/​index.html. The 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 November 29, 2010. 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. Christine J. Kymn, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0033 and 3150-0034), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.

Comments can also be e-mailed to or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4638.

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

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of October, 2010.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Tremaine Donnell,

NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.

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[FR Doc. 2010-27288 Filed 10-27-10; 8:45 am]