The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).
Title: Additional Protocol Report Forms.
OMB Control Number: 0694-0135.
Form Number(s): AP-A, AP-B, AP-C, AP-D, AP-E, AP-F, AP-G, AP-H, AP-I, AP-J, AP-K, AP-L, AP-M, AP-N, AP-O, AP-P, and AP-Q.
Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection).
Number of Respondents: 500.
Average Hours per Response: 22 to 6 hours, varies depending on form.
Burden Hours: 844.
Needs and Uses: The Additional Protocol requires the United States to submit declaration forms to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on a number of commercial nuclear and nuclear-related items, materials, and activities that may be used for peaceful nuclear purposes, but also would be necessary elements for a nuclear weapons program. These forms provides the IAEA with information about additional aspects of the U.S. commercial nuclear fuel cycle, including: mining and milling of nuclear materials; buildings on sites of facilities selected by the IAEA from the U.S. Eligible Facilities List; nuclear-related equipment manufacturing, assembly, or construction; import and export of nuclear and nuclear-related items and materials; and research and development. The Protocol also expands IAEA access to locations where these activities occur in order to verify the form data.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit institutions.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain Benefits.
This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.
Dated: September 23, 2014.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-23022 Filed 9-26-14; 8:45 am]
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