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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
                                [Order No. 240] 
                                   49 FR 471 
                                January 4, 1984 
Removal of Time Limit on Temporary Zone Site of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 31, 
Granite City, Illinois, Within the St. Louis Customs Port of Entry  
TEXT: Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
regulations (15 CFR Part 400), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) 
adopts the following order: 
   Whereas, on November 21, 1980, the Tri-City Regional Port District (Port 
District), grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 31 in Granite City, Illinois, 
received authority from the Board to establish a temporary zone site on 
South State Street in Granite City until December 31, 1983 (Board Order 
169, 45 FR 79520);  
   Whereas, the Port District has applied to the Board for authority to 
remove the time limitation on zone status for the South State Street site;
   Whereas, the application was accepted for filing on September 26, 1983, 
and notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on 
October 6, 1983 (Docket No. 36-83, 48 FR 45579); 
   Whereas, the temporary site has provided zone services in a satisfactory 
manner from the standpoint of both the grantee and local Customs officials;
   Whereas, the FTZ Staff has investigated the proposal in accordance with 
the Board's regulations and, finding continuation of zone services at the 
site to be in the public interest, has recommended approval; and; 
   Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied;  
   Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders: 
   That the time limitation on the South State Street zone site of FTZ 31 
is removed. The Grantee shall notify the Executive Secretary of the Board 
for approval prior to the commencement of any manufacturing operations. The 
authority given in this Order is subject to settlement locally by the 
District Director of Customs and the District Army Engineer regarding 
compliance with their respective requirements relating to foreign-trade 
   Signed at Washington, D.C. this 27th day of December 1983.  
William T. Archey. 
   Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Administration Chairman,
Committee of Alternates. 
John T. DuPonte 
   Executive Secretary  
[FR Doc. 84-64 Filed 1-3-84; 8:45 am]