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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 28A: Corporations; foreign trade zones

Section 28A. Any public, private or nonprofit corporation, existing under the laws of the commonwealth, may, subject to the approval of the city council in a city, the town council in a town having a town council, and the town meeting in any other town, apply for the privilege of establishing, operating and maintaining a foreign trade zone in accordance with the provisions of section 81a to 81u, inclusive, of Title 19 of the United States Code Annotated, known as the Foreign Trade Zone Act.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the greater Fall River area, which shall include the city of Fall River and the towns of Swansea, Westport and Somerset, shall be authorized to make application to the federal foreign trade zone board.