Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 12 Under Alternative Site Framework; McAllen, Texas, 39560 [2017-17544]

Download as PDF 39560 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 160 / Monday, August 21, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2035] [Order No. 2038] Designation of New Grantee; ForeignTrade Zone 103, Grand Forks, North Dakota Approval of Subzone Status; Glovis America, Inc.; Shreveport, Louisiana asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act (FTZ) provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the ForeignTrade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the establishment of subzones for specific uses; Whereas, the Caddo-Bossier Parishes Port Commission, grantee of ForeignTrade Zone 145, has made application to the Board for the establishment of a subzone at the facility of Glovis America, Inc., located in Shreveport, Louisiana (FTZ Docket B–24–2017, docketed April 12, 2017); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (82 FR 18282, April 18, 2017) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s memorandum, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves subzone status at the facility of Glovis America, Inc., located in Shreveport, Louisiana (Subzone 145B), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Dated: August 11, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2017–17529 Filed 8–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Aug 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: The Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) has considered the application (docketed June 21, 2017) submitted by the Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 103, requesting reissuance of the grant of authority for said zone to the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation, which has accepted such reissuance subject to approval by the FTZ Board. Upon review, the Board finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest. Therefore, the Board approves the application and recognizes the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation as the new grantee for Foreign-Trade Zone 103, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Dated: August 11, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2017–17530 Filed 8–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2036] Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 12 Under Alternative Site Framework; McAllen, Texas Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the McAllen Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 12, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B–76–2016, docketed November 10, 2016; amended June 26, 2017) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Hidalgo County, Texas, in and adjacent to the Hidalgo/Pharr Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 12’s existing Sites 1 and 2 would be categorized as magnet sites; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (81 FR 81056–81057, November 17, 2016) and the amended application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The amended application to reorganize FTZ 12 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, and to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 1 if not activated within five years from the month of approval. Dated: August 11, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2017–17544 Filed 8–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act (FTZ) provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign- PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 160 (Monday, August 21, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 39560]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-17544]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 2036]


Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 12 Under Alternative Site 
Framework; McAllen, Texas

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:

    Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act (FTZ) provides for ``. . . the 
establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the 
United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for 
other purposes,'' and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant 
to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade 
zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of 
entry;
    Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 
CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization 
of zones;
    Whereas, the McAllen Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of Foreign-
Trade Zone 12, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B-76-
2016, docketed November 10, 2016; amended June 26, 2017) for authority 
to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Hidalgo County, 
Texas, in and adjacent to the Hidalgo/Pharr Customs and Border 
Protection port of entry, and FTZ 12's existing Sites 1 and 2 would be 
categorized as magnet sites;
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (81 FR 81056-81057, November 17, 2016) and the amended 
application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's 
regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The amended application to reorganize FTZ 12 under the ASF is 
approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including 
Section 400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for 
the zone, and to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would 
terminate authority for Site 1 if not activated within five years from 
the month of approval.

    Dated: August 11, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, performing the non-
exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement & Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board.
[FR Doc. 2017-17544 Filed 8-18-17; 8:45 am]
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