[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2013)]
[Pages 10129-10130]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03363]



Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 1878]

Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 70 Under Alternative Site 
Framework, Detroit, MI

    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 Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 
CFR 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of 
    Whereas, the Greater Detroit Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of 
Foreign-Trade Zone 70, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ 
Docket B-46-2012, docketed 6/20/2012) for authority to reorganize under 
the ASF with a service area of Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and 
Wayne Counties, Michigan, in and adjacent to the Detroit Customs and 
Border Protection port of entry, FTZ 70's existing 3, 5, 12, 14 and 19 
would be categorized as magnet sites, existing Sites 2, 4, 6, 8-11, 13, 
15, 17, 18, 20-26, 29-31, 33-42 and 49-51 would be categorized as 
usage-driven sites, Site 15A would be removed, parcels from Site 5 
would be renumbered as Sites 43 and 44, parcels from Site 11 would be 
renumbered as Sites 45 and 46 and parcels from Site 14 would be 
renumbered as Sites 47 and 48;
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (77 FR 38037-38038, 6/26/2012) and the application has been 
processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendation of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the 
public interest;

[[Page 10130]]

    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to reorganize FTZ 70 under the alternative site 
framework is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's 
regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-
acre activation limit for the zone, to five-year ASF sunset provisions 
for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 3, 5, 12, 14 
and 19 if not activated by January 31, 2018, and to three-year ASF 
sunset provisions for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority 
for Sites 2, 4, 6, 8-11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 20-26, and 29-31 and 33-51 if 
no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs 
purpose by January 31, 2016.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 6th day of February 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate 
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-03363 Filed 2-12-13; 8:45 am]