Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On May 1, 2006, applicant transferred its assets to corresponding series of Merrill Lynch Multi-State Municipal Series Trust, based on net asset value. Expenses of $487,358 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by Fund Asset Management, L.P., applicant's investment adviser. Filing Date: The application was filed on July 26, 2006. Applicant's Address: Merrill Lynch Investment Management, L.P., 800 Scudders Mill Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08536.