Foreign-Trade Zone 236-Palm Springs, California; Application for Reorganization and Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework, 19192 [2013-07395]

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[FR Doc. 2013–07344 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–26–2013] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 236—Palm Springs, California; Application for Reorganization and Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the City of Palm Springs, grantee of FTZ 236, requesting authority to reorganize and expand the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option for grantees for the establishment or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usagedriven’’ FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on March 25, 2013. FTZ 236 was approved by the Board on February 3, 1999 (Board Order 1013, 64 FR 7854, 02/17/1999). The current zone includes the following sites: Site 1 (902 acres)—Palm Springs International Airport, 3400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 410 N. Farrell Drive, 820 Research Drive and adjacent Gene Autry Business Park, Palm Springs; and, Site 2 (14 acres)— within the 18-acre Palm Springs Rail Station, 63950 Palm Springs Station Road, Palm Springs. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be a portion of eastern Riverside County, California, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the Palm Springs U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone project to include existing Site 1 as a ‘‘magnet’’ site. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 be so exempted. In addition, the applicant is also requesting the approval of the following new magnet site: Proposed Site 3 (26.72 acres)—Dowling Orchard Business Park, 415 Nicholas Road, 920 4th Street and 4th Street and Nicholas Road, Beaumont (Riverside County). The applicant is also requesting as part of the reorganization that Site 2 be removed from the zone project. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 28, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to June 12, 2013. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 25, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–07395 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Nexiant, LLC, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629; Order Denying Export Privileges On October 18, 2012, in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, Nexiant, LLC (‘‘Nexiant’’) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). Specifically, Nexiant was convicted of one count of violating IEEPA by knowingly and willfully conspiring with other individuals to violate IEEPA and the Iranian Transactions Regulations (31 CFR 560.203 and 560.204) by exporting computer and related equipment from the United States through the U.A.E. to Iran without first having obtained the required license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Nexiant was sentenced to 12 months of unsupervised probation and a fine of $400.00. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’), the EAR, or any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2012). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. 2401– 2420 (2000)) (‘‘EAA’’). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 15, 2012 (77 FR 49699 (August 16, 2012)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the IEEPA. E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-26-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone 236--Palm Springs, California; Application for 
Reorganization and Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the City of Palm Springs, grantee of FTZ 236, 
requesting authority to reorganize and expand the zone under the 
alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the Board (15 CFR 
400.2(c)). The ASF is an option for grantees for the establishment or 
reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater 
flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ``usage-driven'' FTZ 
sites for operators/users located within a grantee's ``service area'' 
in the context of the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for 
a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the 
Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on March 25, 2013.
    FTZ 236 was approved by the Board on February 3, 1999 (Board Order 
1013, 64 FR 7854, 02/17/1999). The current zone includes the following 
sites: Site 1 (902 acres)--Palm Springs International Airport, 3400 E. 
Tahquitz Canyon Way, 410 N. Farrell Drive, 820 Research Drive and 
adjacent Gene Autry Business Park, Palm Springs; and, Site 2 (14 
acres)--within the 18-acre Palm Springs Rail Station, 63950 Palm 
Springs Station Road, Palm Springs.
    The grantee's proposed service area under the ASF would be a 
portion of eastern Riverside County, California, as described in the 
application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites 
throughout the service area based on companies' needs for FTZ 
designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the 
Palm Springs U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry.
    The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing 
zone project to include existing Site 1 as a ``magnet'' site. The ASF 
allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the 
``sunset'' time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and 
the applicant proposes that Site 1 be so exempted. In addition, the 
applicant is also requesting the approval of the following new magnet 
site: Proposed Site 3 (26.72 acres)--Dowling Orchard Business Park, 415 
Nicholas Road, 920 4th Street and 4th Street and Nicholas Road, 
Beaumont (Riverside County). The applicant is also requesting as part 
of the reorganization that Site 2 be removed from the zone project.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Christopher Kemp of the 
FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and 
information presented in the application and case record and to report 
findings and recommendations to the Board.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary at the address 
below. The closing period for their receipt is May 28, 2013. Rebuttal 
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period 
may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to June 12, 2013.
    A copy of the application will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For 
further information, contact Christopher Kemp at 
Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482-0862.

    Dated: March 25, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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