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 provides for “* * * the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and Start Printed Page 76218for 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 ports of entry;
Whereas, the Board of Park Commissioners, Decatur Park District (the Grantee), has made application to the Board (FTZ Docket 36-99, filed July 14, 1999), requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone in Decatur, Illinois, adjacent to the Peoria Customs port of entry;
Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (64 FR 39483, July 22, 1999); 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, and that approval of the application is in the public interest;
Now, Therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 245, at the site described in the application and serving the area described in the application record, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including § 400.28.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, this 21st day of November 2000.
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Norman Y. Mineta,
Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-31107 Filed 12-5-00; 8:45 am]
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