United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment


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9.1 Scope and purpose.

9.3 Definitions.

9.5 Interpretations.

9.6 Communications.

9.8 Information collection requirements: OMB approval.

Subpart A—Freedom of Information Act Regulations

9.11 Scope of subpart.

9.13 Definitions.

9.15 Availability of records.

9.17 Agency records exempt from public disclosure.

9.19 Segregation of exempt information and deletion of identifying details.

9.21 Publicly-available records.

9.23 Requests for records.

9.25 Initial disclosure determination.

9.27 Form and content of responses.

9.28 Predisclosure notification procedures for information containing trade secrets or confidential commercial or financial information.

9.29 Appeal from initial determination.

9.30 Contact for dispute resolution services.

9.31 Extension of time for response.

9.33 Search, review, and special service fees.

9.34 Assessment of interest and debt collection.

9.35 Duplication fees.

9.37 Fees for search and review of agency records by NRC personnel.

9.39 Search and duplication provided without charge.

9.40 Assessment of fees.

9.41 Requests for waiver or reduction of fees.

9.43 Processing requests for a waiver or reduction of fees.

9.45 Annual report to the Attorney General of the United States and Director of the Office of Government Information Services.

Subpart B—Privacy Act Regulations

9.50 Scope of subpart.

9.51 Definitions.

Procedures Applicable to Requests by Individuals for Information, Access or Amendment of Records Maintained About Them

Presentation of Requests

9.52 Types of requests.

9.53 Requests; how and where presented.

9.54 Verification of identity of individuals making requests.

9.55 Specification of records.

9.56 Accompanying persons.

NRC Procedures for Processing Requests

9.60 Acknowledgement of requests.

9.61 Procedures for processing requests for records exempt in whole or in part.

9.62 Records under control of another Government agency.

Determinations and appeals

9.65 Access determinations; appeals.

9.66 Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals.

9.67 Statements of disagreement.

9.68 NRC statement of explanation.

9.69 Notices of correction or dispute.

Disclosure to others of records about individuals

9.80 Disclosure of record to persons other than the individual to whom it pertains.

9.81 Notices of subpoenas.

9.82 Notices of emergency disclosures.


9.85 Fees.


9.90 Violations.


9.95 Specific exemptions.

Subpart C—Government in the Sunshine Act Regulations

9.100 Scope of subpart.

9.101 Definitions.

9.102 General requirement.

9.103 General provisions.

9.104 Closed meetings.

9.105 Commission procedures.

9.106 Persons affected and motions for reconsideration.

9.107 Public announcement of Commission meetings.

9.108 Certification, transcripts, recordings and minutes.

9.109 Report to Congress.

Subpart D—Production or Disclosure in Response to Subpoenas or Demands of Courts or Other Authorities

9.200 Scope of subpart.

9.201 Production or disclosure prohibited unless approved by appropriate NRC official.

9.202 Procedure in the event of a demand for production or disclosure.

9.203 Procedure where response to demand is required prior to receiving instructions.

9.204 Procedure in the event of an adverse ruling.

Authority: Atomic Energy Act of 1954, sec. 161 (42 U.S.C. 2201); Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, sec. 201 (42 U.S.C. 5841); 44 U.S.C. 3504 note.

Subpart A also issued under 31 U.S.C. 9701.

Subpart B also issued under 5 U.S.C. 552a.

Subpart C also issued under 5 U.S.C. 552b.

[77 FR 39904, Jul. 6, 2012; 80 FR 54233, Sep. 9, 2015; 81 FR 96346-96347, Dec. 30, 2016]

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