Non-Power Reactor (NPR) License Renewal

Docket ID: NRC-2011-0087
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

This rule would: 1) Eliminate license renewal for non-power production or utilization facilities (NPUFs) licensed under section 50.21a or c, other than testing facilities; 2) define the license renewal process for NPUFs licensed under section 50.22 and testing facilities; 3) revise the timely renewal provision for NPUFs subject to license renewal; 4) require all NPUFs to submit updates to the final safety analysis reports every 5 years; 5) clarify other existing regulations applicable to NPUFs; and 6) establish accident dose criteria for NPUFs. 

RIN: 3150-AI96
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 50
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule
Major Rule: Undetermined
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 2201; 42 U.S.C. 5841
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Regulatory Basis10/02/201277 FR 60039
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): NPR, emergency preparedness, Part 50
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 31, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/29/2012
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0004
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 10/02/2012
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0009
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 10/02/2012
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0008
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 06/29/2012
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0005

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/17/2016
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0022
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/09/2016
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0021
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/25/2016
ID: NRC-2011-0087-0019


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Robert Beall
301 415-3874
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Washington, DC 20555-0001
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