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In accordance with the purposes of Sections 29 and 182b of the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2039, 2232b), the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) will hold a meeting on July 9-11, 2014, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland

8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting.

8:35 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Proposed Revision to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 50.55a(h) Endorsing IEEE 603-2009,Criteria for Safety Systems for Nuclear Power Generating Stations” (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed revision to 10 CFR 50.55a(h) endorsing IEEE 603-2009, “Criteria for Safety Systems for Nuclear Power Generating Stations.”

10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Peach Bottom Extended Power Uprate (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Exelon regarding the review of the safety evaluation report associated with the Peach Bottom extended power uprate application. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).]

1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Draft Final Design Specific Review Standard (DSRS) for B&W mPower Small Modular Reactor Chapter 7, Instrumentation and Controls (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Generation mPower LLC regarding the draft final DSRS for B&W mPower small modular reactor Chapter 7, Instrumentation and Controls.

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).]

Thursday, July 10, 2014, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland

8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting.

8:35 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: Revisions to Chapter 19 and Section 17.4 of the Standard Review Plan (SRP) (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the staff regarding revisions to Chapter 19 and Section 17.4 of the Standard Review Plan for the review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants. [Note: A portion of this meeting may be closed in order to discuss and protect unclassified safeguards information, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3).]

10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Lessons Learned from the San Onofre Steam Generator Tube Degradation Event (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the staff regarding their development of lessons learned from the San Onofre steam generator tube degradation event.

12:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: NRC Staff Activities Regarding Consolidation of Rulemakings Associated with Near Term Task Force (NTTF) Recommendations 4, 7, 8, 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3 (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the staff regarding their activities regarding consolidation of rulemakings associated with NTTF recommendations.

3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will continue their discussion of proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C 552b(c)(3) and (4).]

Friday, July 11, 2014, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open/Closed)—The Committee will discuss the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the Full Committee during future ACRS Meetings, and matters related to the conduct of ACRS business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. [Note: A portion of this meeting may be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b (c) (2) and (6) to discuss organizational and personnel matters that relate solely to internal personnel rules and practices of ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.]

10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open)—The Committee will discuss the responses from the NRC Executive Director for Operations to comments and recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters.

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.: Assessment the Quality of Selected NRC Research Programs—Fiscal Year 2014 (Open)—The Committee will discuss of the quality of selected NRC research programs.

11:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue their discussion of proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C 552b(c)(3) and (4).]

5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion related to the conduct of Committee activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings.

Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on November 8, 2013. In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views may (78 CFR 67205-67206) be presented by members of the public, including representatives of the nuclear industry. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify Quynh Nguyen, Cognizant ACRS Staff (Telephone: 301-415-5844, Email: Quynh.Nguyen@nNRC.gov), five days before the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to allow necessary time during the meeting for such statements. In view of the possibility that the schedule for ACRS meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend should check with the Cognizant ACRS staff if such rescheduling would result in major inconvenience.

Thirty-five hard copies of each presentation or handout should be provided 30 minutes before the meeting. In addition, one electronic copy of each presentation should be emailed to the Cognizant ACRS Staff one day before meeting. If an electronic copy cannot be provided within this timeframe, presenters should provide the Cognizant Start Printed Page 36106ACRS Staff with a CD containing each presentation at least 30 minutes before the meeting.

In accordance with Subsection 10(d) Public Law 92-463, and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), certain portions of this meeting may be closed, as specifically noted above. Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during the meeting may be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined by the Chairman. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during the open portions of the meeting.

ACRS meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are available through the NRC Public Document Room at pdr.resource@nrc.gov, or by calling the PDR at 1-800-397-4209, or from the Publicly Available Records System (PARS) component of NRC's document system (ADAMS) which is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/​reading-rm/​adams.html or http://www.nrc.gov/​reading-rm/​doc-collections/​ACRS/​.

Video teleconferencing service is available for observing open sessions of ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use this service should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301-415-8066), between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. (ET), at least 10 days before the meeting to ensure the availability of this service. Individuals or organizations requesting this service will be responsible for telephone line charges and for providing the equipment and facilities that they use to establish the video teleconferencing link. The availability of video teleconferencing services is not guaranteed.

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Dated: June 19, 2014.

Andrew L. Bates,

Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2014-14866 Filed 6-24-14; 8:45 am]

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