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Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 71 Under Alternative Site Framework Windsor Locks, Connecticut

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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 Economic and Industrial Development Commission of Windsor Locks, grantee of FTZ 71, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B-73-2014, docketed 10-15-2014) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of the Counties of Hartford, Middlesex, Windham, Tolland and Litchfield, Connecticut, adjacent to the Hartford Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 71's existing Sites 1 and 2 would be categorized as magnet sites;

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Start Printed Page 20469Register (79 FR 62940, 10-21-2014) 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 71 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 an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 2 if not activated within five years from the month of approval.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of April 2015.

Ronald K. Lorentzen,

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


Andrew McGilvray,

Executive Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2015-08763 Filed 4-15-15; 8:45 am]