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                                  NOTICES

                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              [Order No. 541]

  Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the Dallas/Fort Worth
International Airport Board for a Special-Purpose Subzone at the Automobile
    Manufacturing Plant of General Motors Corporation in Arlington, TX;
                                Proceedings
	of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Washington, DC

                        Wednesday, November 6, 1991


Resolution and Order

Pursuant to the authority granted in 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 Resolution and Order:

The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:

After consideration of the application of the Dallas/Fort Worth International
Airport Board, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 39, filed with the Foreign-
Trade Zones Board (the Board) on October 22, 1990, requesting special-
purpose subzone status for the automobile manufacturing plant of General 
Motors Corporation in Arlington, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth 
Customs port of entry, the Board, finding that the requirements of the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are 
satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest, approves the 
application.

The Secretary of Commerce, as Chairman and Executive Officer of the Board,
is hereby authorized to issue a grant of authority and appropriate Board 
Order.

Grant of Authority To Establish a Foreign-Trade Subzone in Arlington, Texas

Whereas, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To provide
for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of foreign-trade zones in 
ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign 
commerce, and for other purposes," as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act),
the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) is authorized and empowered to 
grant to corporations the privilege of establishing, operating, and 
maintaining foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to ports of entry under the 
jurisdiction of the United States;

Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR 400.304) provide for the
establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities
cannot serve the specific use involved, and where a significant public 
benefit will result;

Whereas, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, Grantee of
Foreign-Trade Zone No. 39, has made application (filed October 22, 1990, 
FTZ Docket 41-90, 55 FR 46695, 11-06-90) in due and proper form to the Board
for authority to establish a special-purpose subzone at the automobile 
manufacturing plant of General Motors Corporation in Arlington, Texas;

Whereas, notice of said application has been given and published, and full
opportunity has been afforded all interested parties to be heard; and,

Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the
Board's regulations are satisfied and that the proposal is in the public 
interest;

Now, therefore, in accordance with the application filed October 22, 1990,
the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a subzone at the
automobile manufacturing plant of General Motors Corporation in Arlington,
Texas, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Subzone 39B,
at the location mentioned above and more particularly described on the maps
and drawings accompanying the application, said grant of authority being
subject to the provisions and restrictions of the Act and the regulations
issued thereunder, to the same extent as though the same were fully set
forth herein, and also to the following express conditions and limitations:

Activation of the subzone shall be commenced within a reasonable time from
the date of issuance of the grant, and prior thereto, any necessary permits
shall be obtained from Federal, State, and municipal authorities.

Officers and employees of the United States shall have free and unrestricted 
access to and throughout the foreign-trade subzone in the performance of 
their official duties.

The grant shall not be construed to relieve responsible parties from
liability for injury or damage to the person or property of others
occasioned by the construction, operation, or maintenance of said subzone,
and in no event shall the United States be liable therefor.

The grant is further subject to settlement locally by the District Director
of Customs and the Army District Engineer with the Grantee regarding
compliance with their respective requirements for the protection of the
revenue of the United States and the installation of suitable facilities.

In witness whereof, the Foreign-Trade Zones Board has caused its name to be 
signed and its seal to be affixed hereto by its Chairman and Executive 
Officer or his delegate at Washington, DC, this 29th day of October, 1991, 
pursuant to Order of the Board.

Marjorie A. Chorlins,

Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

[FR Doc. 91-26782 Filed 11-5-91; 8:45 am]