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                                  NOTICES

                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              (Order No. 628)

Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the City of Palmdale, CA,
                                    for
  a Foreign-Trade Zone in Palmdale (Los Angeles-Long Beach Customs Port of
                                   Entry Area)

                          Monday, February 1, 1993


Resolution and Order

Pursuant to the 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 Resolution and Order:

The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:

After consideration of the application of the City of Palmdale, California,
filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) on November 6, 
1991, requesting a grant of authority to establish a general-purpose 
foreign-trade zone at sites in the City of Palmdale, California, adjacent 
to the Los Angeles- Long Beach Customs port of entry, the Board, finding 
that the requirements of the Act and the Board's regulations are satisfied, 
and that the proposal is in the public interest, approves the application.

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.

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 City of Palmdale, California (the Grantee), has made
application (filed 11-6-91, FTZ Docket 85-91, 57 FR 2250, 1/21/92) to the
Board, requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone at sites in
Palmdale, adjacent to the Los Angeles-Long Beach Customs port of entry;

Whereas, Notice of said application has been given in the Federal Register
and public comment has been invited; and

Whereas, The Board has found that the requirements of the Act and Board's
regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the
public interest;

Now, therefore, The Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of
establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board
as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 191, at the sites described in the application,
subject to the Act and the Board's regulations (as revised, 56 FR
50790-50808, 10-8- 91), including  400.28.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 15th day of January 1993.
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

Barbara H. Franklin,

Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.

Attest:

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 93-2152 Filed 1-29-93; 8:45 am)