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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
 
                                [Order No. 280] 
 
                                  49 FR 48203 
 
                               December 11, 1984 
 
 
Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the City of New York, New 
York, for a Foreign-Trade Zone at John F. Kennedy International Airport  
 
TEXT: Procedings 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 USC 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board has 
adopted the following Resolution and Order: 
 
   The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:  
 
   After consideration of the application of the City of New York, New 
York, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) on October 17, 
1983, requesting a grant of authority for establishing, operating, and 
maintaining a general-purpose foreign-trade zone site at John F. Kennedy 
International Airport, within the New York 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.  

   As the proposal involves open space on which buildings may be 
constructed by parties other than the grantee, this approval includes 
authority to the grantee to permit the erection of such buildings, 
pursuant to Section 400.815 of the Board's regulations, as are necessary 
to carry out the zone proposal, providing that prior to its granting such 
permission it shall have the concurrences of the local District Director 
of Customs, the U.S. Army District Engineer, when appropriate, and the 
Board's Executive Secretary. Further, the grantee shall notify the Board's 
Executive Secretary for approval prior to the commencement of any 
manufacturing operation within the zone. 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 To Establish, Operate, and Maintain a Foreign-Trade Zone at John F.
Kennedy International Airport 
 
   Whereas, by the Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To 
provide for the establishment, operation, and maintenance 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 USC 81a-81u) 
(the Act), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) is authorized and 
empowered to grant to corporations the privilege of establishing, 
operating, and maintaining foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to ports of 
entry under the jurisdiction of the United States;  

   Whereas, the City of New York, State of New York (the Grantee) has made
application (filed October 17, 1983, Docket No. 39-83, 48 FR 49085) in due
and proper form to the Board, requesting the establishment, operation, and 
maintenance of a foreign-trade zone site at John F. Kennedy International 
Airport, County of Queens, New York City, within the New York Customs port 
of entry;  

   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 (15 CFR Part 400) are satisfied; 
 
   Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of 
establishing, operating, and maintaining a foreign-trade zone, designated 
on the records of the Board as Zone No. 111 at the location mentioned 
above and more particularly described on the maps and drawings accompanying
the application in Exhibits IX and X, subject to the provisions, 
conditions, and restrictions of the Act and the regulations issued 
thereunder, to the same extent as though the same were fully set forth 
herein, and also to the following express conditions and limitations: 
 
   Activation of the foreign-trade zone shall be commenced by the Grantee 
within a reasonable time from the date of issuance of the grant, and prior 
thereto the Grantee shall obtain all necessary permits from Federal, State,
and municipal authorities. 
 
   The Grantee shall allow officers and employees of the United States free
and unrestricted access to and throughout the foreign-trade zone site in 
the performance of their official duties. 
 
   The Grantee shall notify the Executive Secretary of the Board for 
approval prior to the commencement of any manufacturing operations within 
the zone.   

   The grant shall not be construed to relieve the Grantee from liability 
for injury or damage to the person or property of others occasioned by the 
constuction, operation, or maintenance of said zone, and in no event shall 
the United States be liable therefor.  

   The grant is further subject to settlement locally by the District 
Director of Customs and the Army District Engineer with the Grantee 
regarding compliance with their respective requirements for the protection 
of the revenue of the United States and the installation of suitable 
facilities.  
 
   In witness whereof, the Foreign-Trade Zones Board has caused its name 
to be signed and its seal to be affixed hereto by its Chairman and 
Executive Officer or his delegate at Washington, D.C. this 30th day of 
November 1984 pursuant to Order of the Board. 
 
 
Foreign-Trade Zone Board. 
Malcolm Baldrige, 
 
   Chairman and Executive Officer. 
 
   Attest: 
 
 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 84-28307 Filed 12-10-84; 8:45 am] 
 
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