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                                  NOTICES

                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 561)

 Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the Bi-State Authority
   (Lawrence County, Illinois) for Special-Purpose Subzone Status at the
                                  Fedders
     North America, Inc., Plant (Room Air Conditioners); Effingham, IL

                           Monday, March 16, 1992

Proceedings of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Washington, DC.

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 Bi-State Authority, grantee
of Foreign-Trade Zone 146, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) on January 9, 1991, requesting special-purpose subzone status for
the room air conditioner manufacturing plant of Fedders North America,
Inc., in Effingham, Illinois, adjacent to the Evansville-Owensboro 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 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, Fedders North America, Inc., Plant;
Effingham, IL

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 
ports 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 Bi-State Authority (Lawrence County, Illinois), Grantee of
Foreign-Trade Zone No. 146, has made application (filed 1-9-91, FTZ Docket
1- 91, 56 FR 1791, 1-17-91) to the Board for authority to establish a
subzone at the room air conditioner manufacturing plant of Fedders North
America, Inc., in Effingham, Illinois;

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 that found 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 January 9, 1991,
the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a subzone at the Fedders
North America,. Inc., plant in Effingham, Illinois, designated on the
records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Subzone 146C, at the location
described in the application, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10-8-91), including  400.28.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of March, 1992, pursuant to Order of
the Board.

Alan M. Dunn,

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. 92-6091 Filed 3-13-92; 8:45 am)