Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 263, (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, 37238 [2019-16324]

Download as PDF 37238 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2019 / Notices The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone to include all of the existing sites as ‘‘magnet’’ sites. 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. No subzones/usage-driven sites are being requested at this time. In accordance with the FTZ 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 FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is September 30, 2019. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to October 15, 2019. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. 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 Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 263, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B– 79–2018, docketed December 19, 2018) for authority to expand the service area of the zone to include York County, Maine, as described in the application, adjacent to the Portland, Maine Customs and Border Protection port of entry; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (83 FR 66675, December 27, 2018) 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 report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize FTZ 263 to expand the service area under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone. Dated: July 25, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. Dated: July 25, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. 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The NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. DATES: The meeting will be held in person in the Portrait Room of Building 101, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Davis, Management and Program Analyst, Disaster and Failure Studies Program, Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Benjamin Davis’ email address is Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov; and his phone number is (301) 975–6071. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established pursuant to Section 11 of the NCST Act (Pub. L. 107–231, codified at 15 U.S.C. 7301 et seq.). The Committee is currently composed of six members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established records of distinguished service in their professional community and their knowledge of issues affecting the National Construction Safety Teams. The Committee advises the Director of NIST on carrying out the NCST Act; reviews the procedures developed for conducting investigations; and reviews the reports issued documenting investigations. Background information on the NCST Act and information on the NCST Advisory Committee is available at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disasterfailure-studies/national-constructionsafety-team-ncst/advisory-committee. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 147 (Wednesday, July 31, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16324]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 2085]


Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 263, (Expansion of Service 
Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, Lewiston-Auburn, Maine

    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 (FTZ) Act 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 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 Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, grantee of 
Foreign-Trade Zone 263, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ 
Docket B-79-2018, docketed December 19, 2018) for authority to expand 
the service area of the zone to include York County, Maine, as 
described in the application, adjacent to the Portland, Maine Customs 
and Border Protection port of entry;
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (83 FR 66675, December 27, 2018) 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 report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to reorganize FTZ 263 to expand the service area 
under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's 
regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board's standard 
2,000-acre activation limit for the zone.

    Dated: July 25, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
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