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Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Exempt Distribution Licenses, Draft for Comment (NUREG-1556, Volume 8, Revision 1)

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Manuscript Completed: January 2017
Date Published: January 2017

Prepared by:
J. B. Carrico
G. Comfort
T. Herrera
C. Mattsen
R. Struckmeyer
S. Xu

Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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This technical report contains information intended to provide program-specific guidance and assist applicants and licensees in preparing applications for exempt distribution licenses. In particular, it describes the types of information needed to complete U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Form 313, "Application for Materials License." This document describes both the methods acceptable to NRC license reviewers in implementing the regulations and the techniques used by the reviewers in evaluating the application to determine if the proposed activities are acceptable for licensing purposes.

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