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 (FTZ) 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 and Border Protection (CBP) ports of entry;
Whereas, the County of Kern Department of Airports (the Grantee) has made application to the Board (FTZ Docket 18-2009, filed 04/28/09) requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone at sites in Kern County, California;
Whereas, the Meadows Field Airport (proposed Site 1) was designated as a CBP user fee airport facility on October 31, 2006;
Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (74 FR 20459, 05/04/09; correction 74 FR 27506, 06/10/09), and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,
Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the Start Printed Page 8921examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 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. 276, at the sites described in the application, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, this January 19, 2010.
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-4051 Filed 2-25-10; 8:45 am]
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