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Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 197 Under Alternative Site Framework, Doña Ana County, New Mexico

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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) (15 Start Printed Page 38489CFR 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones;

Whereas, the Board of County Commissioners of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 197, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B-06-2014, docketed 01/28/2014) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, in and adjacent to the Santa Teresa U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 197's existing Sites 1, 2 and 3 and renumbered Sites 4 and 5 would be categorized as magnet sites;

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (79 FR 5374, 01/31/2014) 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;

Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:

The application to reorganize FTZ 197 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, and to a five-year ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 1, 2, 3 and 5 if not activated by June 30, 2019.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of June 2014.

Paul Piquado,

Assistant Secretary of Commerce, for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

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[FR Doc. 2014-15926 Filed 7-7-14; 8:45 am]