[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 30 (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)]
[Page 6160]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02905]



Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 2043]

Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 19 Under Alternative Site 
Framework; Omaha, Nebraska

    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) Act provides 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,'' and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant 
to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade 
zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of 
    Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 
CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization 
of zones;
    Whereas, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, grantee of Foreign-
Trade Zone 19, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B-31-
2017, docketed May 15, 2017) for authority to reorganize under the ASF 
with a service area of Burt, Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders and 
Washington Counties, Nebraska, in and adjacent to the Omaha U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 19's existing 
Sites 1 and 2 would be categorized as magnet sites;
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (82 FR 26435, June 7, 2017) and the application has been 
processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied;
    Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to reorganize FTZ 19 under the ASF 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, and to ASF sunset provisions for magnet sites that would 
terminate authority for Site 1 if not activated within ten years from 
the month of approval and for Site 2 if not activated within five years 
from the month of approval.

    Dated: February 7, 2018.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance Alternate Chairman, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 2018-02905 Filed 2-12-18; 8:45 am]