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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 925]

 
Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 17 Kansas City, Kansas, Area

    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, an application from the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade 
Zone, Inc., grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 17, Kansas City, Kansas, 
area, for authority to expand FTZ 17 to include two sites in Topeka, 
Kansas, was filed by the Board on July 24, 1996 (FTZ Docket 61-96, 61 
FR 40396, 8/2/96);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in Federal 
Register and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act 
and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the 
public interest;
    Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to expand FTZ 17 is approved, subject to the Act 
and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and subject to 
the standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall zone project.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 14th day of October 1997.
Robert S. LaRussa,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate 
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
    Attest:
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-28310 Filed 10-24-97; 8:45 am]
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