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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
 
                                [Order No. 338] 
 
                                  51 FR 40238 
 
                                November 5, 1986 
 
 
Resolution and Order approving the Application of the Quad-City Foreign-
Trade Zone, Inc., for a Foreign-Trade Zone in the Quad-City Iowa/Illinois 
Customs Port of Entry 
 
TEXT: 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 has
adopted the following Resolution and Order: 
 
   The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:  
 
   After consideration of the application of the Quad-City Foreign-Trade 
Zone, Inc., an Iowa non-profit corporation licensed to do business in 
Illinois, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) on December 
23, 1985, requesting a grant of authority of establishing, operating, and 
maintaining a general-purpose foreign-trade zone in Davenport, Iowa, and 
Milan, Illinois, within the Quad-City Customs port of entry, the Board, 
finding that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended, 
and the Board's regulations are satisifed, and that the proposal is in the 
public interest, approves the application. 
 
   As the proposal involves open space on which building 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 in the Quad-
City, Iowa/Illinois Port of Entry Area 
 
   WHEREAS, by an 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 U.S.C. 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 Quad-City Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc. (the Grantee), an Iowa 
non-profit corporation also licensed to do business in Illinois, has made 
application (filed December 23, 1985, Docket No. 46-85, 51 FR 774) in due 
and proper form to the Board, requesting the establishment, operation, and 
maintenance of a foreign-trade zone with sites in Davenport, Iowa, and 
Milan, Illinois, within the Quad-City Customs port of entry; 
 
   WHEREAS, Notice of said application has been given and published, and 
full oppportunity has been afforded all interest 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 satisifed; 
 
   NOW, THEREFORE, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of 
establishing, operating, and maintaining a foreign-trade zone, designated 
in the records of the Board as Zone No. 133 at the above locations and 
more particualrly 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 municipial authorities. 
 
   The Grantee shall allow officers and employees of the United States free
and unrestricted access to and throughout the foreign-trade zone sites 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 
construction, operation, or maintenance of said zone, and in no event shall
be 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 
facilites.  
 
   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 at Washington, DC, this 29th day of October 1986, pursuant to Order 
of the Board.  
 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
 
Malcolm, Baldrige, 
 
   Chairman and Executive Officer. 
 
   Attest: 
 
 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 86-25021 Field 11-4-86; 8:45 am] 
 
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