[Federal Register: July 28, 1994]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
[Order No. 699]
Grant of Authority for Subzone Status; Sanofi Winthrop L.P.
(Pharmaceuticals) McPherson, KS
Pursuant to its authority under 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 Order:
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 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 special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities
cannot serve the specific use involved;
WHEREAS, an application from the Board of County Commissioners of
Sedgwick County, Kansas (Wichita area), grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone
161, for authorization for special-purpose subzone status at the
pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities of Sanofi Winthrop L.P., in
McPherson, Kansas, was filed by the Board on June 8, 1993, and notice
inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (FTZ Docket
24-93, 58 FR 33609, 6-18-93); and,
WHEREAS, the Board has found that the requirements of the FTZ Act
and Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the
application is in the public interest;
NOW, THEREFORE, the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a
subzone (Subzone 161A) at the Sanofi Winthrop L.P. plant in McPherson,
Kansas, at the location described in the application, subject to the
FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28.
Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of July 1994.
Susan G. Esserman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-18317 Filed 7-27-94; 8:45 am]
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