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) (74 FR 1170, 01/12/09; correction 74 FR 3987, 01/22/09; 75 FR 71069-71070, 11/22/10) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones;
Whereas, the Greater Cincinnati Foreign-Trade Zone Inc., grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 46, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket 41-2010, filed 5/21/2010) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Hamilton, Butler, Warren, Brown and Clermont Counties, Ohio, in and adjacent to the Cincinnati Customs and Border Protection port of entry, FTZ 46's existing Sites 3, 4 and 5 would be categorized as magnet sites, and the grantee proposes an initial usage-driven site (Site 6);
Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (75 FR 30774-30775, 6/2/2010) 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 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 46 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, to a five-year ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 3 and 5 if not activated by March 31, 2016, and to a three-year ASF sunset provision for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority for Site 6 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose by March 31, 2014.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of March 2011.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-5391 Filed 3-8-11; 8:45 am]
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