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Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 22; Chicago, IL, Area

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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 Illinois International Port District, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 22, submitted an application to the Board for authority to expand FTZ 22 to include a new site (Site 5) at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Elwood (Will County), Illinois, within the Chicago Customs port of entry (FTZ Docket 23-2003; filed 5/12/03);

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (68 FR 27527, 5/20/03) 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, and that the proposal is in the public interest;

Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:

The application to expand FTZ 22 is approved, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including § 400.28, and further subject to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall zone project.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 19th day of December, 2003.

James J. Jochum,

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

Attest:

Dennis Puccinelli,

Executive Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 03-32296 Filed 12-31-03; 8:45 am]

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