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Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 62 Under Alternative Site Framework Brownsville, Texas

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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 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones;

Whereas, the Brownsville Navigation District, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 62, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B-103-2013, docketed 12-04-2013) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Cameron County, Texas, within and adjacent to the Brownsville Customs and Border Protection port of entry, to renumber a 71-acre portion of Site 1 as Site 5, and to categorize FTZ 62's existing Sites 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 as magnet sites;

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (78 FR 73823, 12-09-2013) 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 62 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, Start Printed Page 53166including 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 2, 3, 4 and 5 if not activated by August 31, 2019.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of August 2014.

Paul Piquado,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-21331 Filed 9-5-14; 8:45 am]