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NRC RIN: 3150-AJ68 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Emergency Preparedness for Small Modular Reactors [NRC-2015-0225] 

This rule would amend the NRC's regulations regarding emergency preparedness for small modular reactors and other new technologies. This rulemaking would establish emergency preparedness requirements commensurate with the potential consequences to public health and safety and the common defense and security. This rulemaking would provide regulatory stability, predictability, and clarity in the licensing process and minimize or eliminate uncertainty for applicants who may otherwise have to seek exemptions from the regulations.



Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission(NRC)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 52   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2201    42 U.S.C. 5841   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Regulatory Basis   03/00/2017 
Additional Information: The NRC staff is developing the regulatory basis. This rulemaking is a Commission-directed activity (SRM-SECY-15-0077 and SRM-SECY-16-0069).
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Andrew G. Carrera
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards,
Washington, DC 20555-0001
Phone:301 415-1078