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Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 39 Under Alternative Site Framework Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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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 Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) in December 2008 (74 FR 1170, 01/12/09; correction 74 FR 3987, 01/22/09) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones;

Whereas, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 39, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket 29-2009, filed 7/17/2009) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Dallas, Tarrant, Kaufman, Collin, Grayson, and Denton Counties, Texas, in and adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 39's existing Sites 1 through 12 would be categorized as magnet sites;

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (74 FR 36165-36166, 7/22/09) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,

Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendation of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest;

Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:

The application to reorganize FTZ 39 under the alternative site framework is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall general-purpose zone project, and to a five-year ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 if not activated by January 31, 2015 and for Sites 2, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 if not activated by March 31, 2015.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 15th day of January 2010.

Ronald K. Lorentzen,

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

Andrew McGilvray,

Executive Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2010-1627 Filed 1-26-10; 8:45 am]