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 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 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 ports of entry;
Whereas, the Brattleboro Foreign Trade Zone LLC, Vermont (the Grantee), has made application to the Board (FTZ Docket 7-2005, filed 01/31/05), requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone at sites in the Brattleboro, Vermont area, adjacent to the Springfield Customs port of entry;
Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (70 FR 6617, 02/08/05); 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, except for proposed Sites 3, 6, 9 and 12;
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. 268, at the sites described in the application, except for Sites 3, 6, 9 and 12, and subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and further subject to a sunset provision that would terminate authority for any site not activated before December 31, 2010.Start Signature
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Signed at Washington, DC, this 19th day of December 2005.
Carlos M. Gutierrez,
Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.
[FR Doc. E5-8147 Filed 12-29-05; 8:45 am]
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