Foreign-Trade Zone 283-West Tennessee Area; Application for Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, 54555 [2016-19515]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 158 / Tuesday, August 16, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–53–2016] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 283—West Tennessee Area; 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 Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 283, requesting authority to reorganize the zone to expand its service area under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 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 August 11, 2016. FTZ 283 was approved by the FTZ Board on October 11, 2012 (Board Order 1851, 77 FR 64463–64464, October 22, 2012) under the alternative site framework. The zone currently has a service area that includes the Counties of Dyer, Gibson, Haywood, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, Obion and Tipton. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the service area of the zone to include the Counties of Fayette, Hardeman and McNairy, 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 application indicates that the proposed expanded service area is adjacent to the Memphis Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Kathleen Boyce 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Aug 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 closing period for their receipt is October 17, 2016. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to October 31, 2016. 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 Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@trade.gov or (202) 482– 1346. 54555 I. Abstract This information is collected in order to respond to requests by Congress and industry to make foreign availability determinations in accordance with Section 768 of the Export Administration Regulations. Exporters are urged to voluntarily submit data to support the contention that items controlled for export for national security reasons are available-in-fact, from a non-U.S. source, in sufficient quantity and of comparable quality so as to render the control ineffective. II. Method of Collection Submitted electronically or on paper. III. Data Dated: August 11, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. OMB Control Number: 0694–0004. [FR Doc. 2016–19515 Filed 8–15–16; 8:45 am] Type of Review: Regular submission. Form Number(s): N/A. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Estimated Number of Respondents: 2. Bureau of Industry and Security Estimated Time per Response: 255 hours. Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Foreign Availability Procedures Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 510 hours. Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. SUMMARY: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 17, 2016. DATES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–8093, Mark.Crace@ bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $20. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: August 11, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-53-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone 283--West Tennessee Area; 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 Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority, grantee of 
Foreign-Trade Zone 283, requesting authority to reorganize the zone to 
expand its service area under the alternative site framework (ASF) 
adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 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 August 11, 2016.
    FTZ 283 was approved by the FTZ Board on October 11, 2012 (Board 
Order 1851, 77 FR 64463-64464, October 22, 2012) under the alternative 
site framework. The zone currently has a service area that includes the 
Counties of Dyer, Gibson, Haywood, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, Obion and 
Tipton.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the service 
area of the zone to include the Counties of Fayette, Hardeman and 
McNairy, 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 application indicates that 
the proposed expanded service area is adjacent to the Memphis Customs 
and Border Protection Port of Entry.
    In accordance with the FTZ Board's regulations, Kathleen Boyce 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 October 17, 
2016. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to October 31, 2016.
    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 Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@trade.gov 
or (202) 482-1346.

    Dated: August 11, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-19515 Filed 8-15-16; 8:45 am]
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