Department of Homeland Security September 29, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Security Zones; Dignitary Arrival/Departure and United Nations Meetings, New York, NY
Document Number: 2014-23171
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend 33 CFR 165.164 by establishing three security zones to replace the three regulated navigation areas (RNAs) currently contained within this section. The Coast Guard also proposes to disestablish these three RNAs. The three proposed security zones, just like the RNAs they replace, are meant to promote public safety and to protect dignitaries who visit the United Nations in New York, NY.
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker Numerical Limitation for Fiscal Year 2015
Document Number: 2014-23024
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security announces that the annual fiscal year numerical limitation for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-only Transitional Worker (CW-1) nonimmigrant classification for fiscal year (FY) 2015 is set at 13,999. In accordance with Title VII of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (CNRA) (codified, in relevant part, at 48 U.S.C. 1806(d)) and 8 CFR 214.2(w)(1)(viii)(C), this document announces the mandated annual reduction of the CW-1 numerical limit and provides the public with additional information regarding the new CW-1 numerical limit. This document is intended to ensure that CNMI employers and employees have sufficient notice regarding the maximum number of CW-1 transitional workers who may be granted status during FY 2015.
Shipping and Transportation; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2014-21994
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a final rule that makes non- substantive changes throughout Title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Titles 46 and 49 on October 1, 2014.