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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 922]

Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 121 Albany, NY, Area and Approval 
for Manufacturing Authority (Eyeglass Frames)

    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, an application from the Capital District Regional Planning 
Commission, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 121, Albany, New York, area, 
for authority to expand FTZ 121 to include an additional site in the 
Albany, New York, area, and for authority on behalf of Liberty Optical 
Manufacturing Company to manufacture eyeglass frames under FTZ 
procedures within FTZ 121, was filed by the Board on September 3, 1996 
(FTZ Docket 68-96, 61 FR 48665, 9/16/96);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in Federal 
Register 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 
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the 
public interest;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to expand FTZ 121 and for authority to manufacture 
eyeglass frames under FTZ procedures is approved, subject to the Act 
and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and subject to a 
condition limiting the manufacturing authority to an initial five-year 
period, subject to extension upon review.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of September 1997.
Robert S. LaRussa,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate 
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-26315 Filed 10-2-97; 8:45 am]