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Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), DoD.




In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Consideration will be given to all comments received by May 12, 2014.


You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this Start Printed Page 14241same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title.

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To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Attn: NTPR, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6201, or call (703) 767-3175.

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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Nuclear Test Personnel Review Forms; DTRA Form 150, “Information Request and Release” and DTRA Forms 150-A, -B, -C, “Nuclear Test Questionnaires,” OMB Control Number 0704-0447.

Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to collect irradiation scenario information from nuclear test participants to perform their radiation dose assessment. The DTRA radiation dose assessments are provided to the Department of Veterans Affairs in support of veteran radiogenic disease compensation claims. This information may also be used in approved veteran epidemiology studies that study the health impact of nuclear tests on U.S. veterans.

Affected Public: Veterans and civilian test participants, and their representatives who are filing radiogenic disease compensation claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs or Department of Justice and require information from the Department of Defense.

Annual Burden Hours: 463.

Number of Respondents: 370.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Average Burden per Response: 75 minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.

Veterans and their representatives routinely contact DTRA (by phone and mail) to request information regarding participation in U.S. atmospheric nuclear testing. A release form is required to certify the identity of the requester and authorize the release of Privacy Act information (to the veteran or a 3rd party). DTRA is also required to collect irradiation scenario information from nuclear test participants to accurately determine their radiation dose assessment.

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Dated: March 7, 2014.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2014-05464 Filed 3-12-14; 8:45 am]