Foreign-Trade Zone 39-Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Application for Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, 57618 [2013-22860]

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[FR Doc. 2013–22754 Filed 9–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–84–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone 39—Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Application for Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 39, requesting authority to reorganize the zone to expand its service area under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ 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 FTZ 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 FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on September 13, 2013. FTZ 39 was approved by the FTZ Board on August 17, 1978 (Board Order 133, 43 FR 37478, 8/23/78) and reorganized under the ASF on January 15, 2010 (Board Order 1660, 75 FR 4355, 1/27/10). The zone project currently has a service area that includes Dallas, Tarrant, Kaufman, Collin, Grayson and Denton Counties, Texas. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the service area of the zone to include Hunt County, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the expanded service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed expanded service area is adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth Customs and Border Protection port of entry. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Camille Evans 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 FTZ Board. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is November 18, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to December 3, 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 FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@trade.gov or (202) 482– 2350. Dated: September 13, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–22860 Filed 9–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–106–2013] Approval of Subzone Status; Channel Control Merchants, LLC, Hattiesburg, Mississippi On July 1, 2013, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Mississippi Coast Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 92, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 92 on behalf of Channel Control Merchants, LLC, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (78 FR 40692, 7/8/2013). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 92E is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13 and further subject to FTZ 92’s 2,000acre activation limit. E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 182 (Thursday, September 19, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-84-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone 39--Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Application for 
Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site 
Framework

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee of 
Foreign-Trade Zone 39, requesting authority to reorganize the zone to 
expand its service area under the alternative site framework (ASF) 
adopted by the FTZ 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 FTZ 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 FTZ Board (15 CFR part 
400). It was formally docketed on September 13, 2013.
    FTZ 39 was approved by the FTZ Board on August 17, 1978 (Board 
Order 133, 43 FR 37478, 8/23/78) and reorganized under the ASF on 
January 15, 2010 (Board Order 1660, 75 FR 4355, 1/27/10). The zone 
project currently has a service area that includes Dallas, Tarrant, 
Kaufman, Collin, Grayson and Denton Counties, Texas.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the service 
area of the zone to include Hunt County, as described in the 
application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites 
throughout the expanded service area based on companies' needs for FTZ 
designation. The proposed expanded service area is adjacent to the 
Dallas/Fort Worth Customs and Border Protection port of entry.
    In accordance with the FTZ Board's regulations, Camille Evans 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 FTZ Board.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The closing period for their receipt is November 18, 
2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to December 3, 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 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For 
further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@trade.gov 
or (202) 482-2350.

    Dated: September 13, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-22860 Filed 9-18-13; 8:45 am]
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