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[Federal Register: May 18, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 96)]
[Page 26716-26717]
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[Order No. 740]

Revision of Grant of Authority, Subzone 116A, Star Enterprise
(Oil Refinery); Jefferson/Hardin Counties, Texas

    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, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) authorized
subzone status at the refinery complex of Star Enterprise in Jefferson/
Hardin Counties (Port Arthur area), Texas, in 1993, subject to three
conditions (Subzone 116A, Board Order 668, 59 FR 61, 1/3/94);
    Whereas, the Foreign-Trade of Southeast Texas, grantee of FTZ 116,
has requested pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i), a revision (filed 3/27/
95, A(32b1)-3-95; FTZ Doc. 19-95, assigned 5/2/95) of the grant of
authority for FTZ Subzone 116A which would make its scope of authority
identical to that recently granted for [[Page 26717]] FTZ Subzone 199A
at the refinery complex of Amoco Oil Company, Texas City, Texas (Board
Order 731, 60 FR 13118, 3/10/95); and,
    Whereas, the request has been reviewed and the Assistant Secretary
for Import Administration, acting for the Board pursuant to
Sec. 400.32(b)(1), concurs in the recommendation of the Executive
Secretary, and approves the request;
    Now Therefore, the Board hereby orders that, subject to the Act and
the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28, Board Order 668 is
revised to replace the three conditions currently listed in the Order
with the following conditions:

    1. Foreign status (19 CFR 146.41, 146.42) products consumed as
fuel for the refinery shall be subject to the applicable duty rate.
    2. Privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) shall be elected on
all foreign merchandise admitted to the subzone, except that non-
privileged foreign (NPF) status (19 CFR 146.42) may be elected on
refinery inputs covered under HTSUS Subheadings # 2709.00.1000-#
2710.00.1050 and # 2710.00.2500 which are used in the production of:

--Petrochemical feedstocks and refinery by-products (FTZ staff
report, Appendix B);
--Products for export; and,
--Products eligible for entry under HTSUS # 9808.00.30 and
9808.00.40 (U.S. Government purchases).

    3. The authority with regard to the NPF option is initially
granted until September 30, 2000, subject to extension.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of May 1995.
Paul L. Joffe,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration,
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 95-12198 Filed 5-17-95; 8:45 am]