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                           DEPARMENT OF COMMERCE

                              [Order No. 551]

   Approval for Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 84; Harris County, Texas

                         Thursday, January 2, 1992

Pursuant to the authority granted in 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 Resolution and Order:

Whereas, The Port of Houston Authority, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No.
84, has applied to the Board for authority to expand its general-purpose
zone in Harris County, Texas, within the Houston Customs port of entry;

Whereas, The application was accepted for filing on October 4, 1991, and
notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on October
11, 1991 (Docket 58-91, 56 FR 51373);

Whereas, An examiners committee has investigated the application in
accordance with the Board's regulations and recommends approval;

Whereas, The expansion is necessary to improve and expand zone services in
the Harris County area; and,

Whereas, The Board has found that the requirements of the Foreign
-Trade Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, 
and that approval of the application is in the public interest;

Now, Therefore, The Board hereby orders:

That the Grantee is authorized to expand its zone in accordance with the
application filed on October 4, 1991, subject to the Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10/8/91), including Section

Signed at Washington, DC, this 24th day of December, 1991.

Alan M. Dunn,

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


John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 91-31313 Filed 12-31-91; 8:45 am]