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                                  NOTICES

                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              [Order No. 553]

  Resolution and Order Approving With Restrictions the Application of the
                                  Port of
    Houston Authority for a Subzone at the Heating and Cooling Equipment
 Manufacturing Plant of Goodman Manufacturing Corporation in Houston, Texas

                         Friday, December 27, 1991


Proceedings of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Washington, D.C.

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 Port of Houston Authority,
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 84, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) on February 19, 1991, requesting special-purpose subzone status 
for the heating and cooling equipment manufacturing plant of Goodman 
Manufacturing Corporation in Houston, Texas, within the Houston Customs 
port of entry, the Board, finds that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations would be satisfied, and 
that the proposal would be in the public interest, if approval were subject 
to the restrictions listed below, approves the application, subject to the
following two restrictions:

1. Privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) shall be elected on all
foreign steel mill products admitted to the subzone; and,

2. Privileged foreign status shall be elected on all foreign merchandise
admitted to the subzone for use in the production of central-type (unitary)
heating and/or air-conditioning products.

The approval is subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board's regulations (as
revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10-8-91), including  400.28. 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 for Subzone Status at the Goodman Manufacturing
Corporation Plant in Houston, Texas

Whereas, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To provide
for the establishment 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 qualified corporations 
the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. 
Customs port of entry;

Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the
establishment of subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the
specific use involved, and where a significant public benefit will result;

Whereas, the Port of Houston Authority, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 
84, has made application (filed 2-19-91, FTZ Docket 11-91, 56 FR 9667, 
03-07-91) to the Board for authority to establish a subzone at the heating 
and cooling equipment manufacturing plant of Goodman Manufacturing 
Corporation in Houston, 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 would be satisfied and that the proposal would be in
the public interest if approval were given subject to the restrictions in
the resolution accompanying this action;

Now, therefore, in accordance with the application filed February 19, 1991,
the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a subzone at the Goodman
Manufacturing Corporation plant in Houston, Texas, designated on the
records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Subzone 84G, at the location
described in the the application, subject to the restrictions in the
resolution accompanying this action, and to the Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790- 50808, 10-8-91), including Section 
400.28.

Signed this 20th day of December, 1991, pursuant to Order of the Board.

Francis J. Sailer,

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

Attest:

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 91-30977 Filed 12-26-91; 8:45 am]