EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS
(Senate - September 13, 2012)

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                   EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS

  The following communications were laid before the Senate, together 
with accompanying papers, reports, and documents, and were referred as 
indicated:

       EC-7441. A communication from the President of the United 
     States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to 
     an alternative plan for pay increases for civilian Federal 
     employees covered by the General Schedule and certain other 
     pay systems for 2013; to the Committee on Homeland Security 
     and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7442. A communication from the Associate General Counsel 
     for General Law, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and 
     Border Protection, received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on September 10, 2012; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7443. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-439, ``Compulsory/No Fault Motor 
     Vehicle Insurance Amendment Act of 2012''; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7444. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-440, ``Automated Traffic Enforcement 
     Amendment Act of 2012''; to the

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     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7445. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-441, ``Anacostia River Clean Up and 
     Protection Amendment Act of 2012''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7446. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-442, ``Immigration Detainer Compliance 
     Amendment Act of 2012''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7447. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-443, ``Access to Selective Service 
     Registration Amendment Act of 2012''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7448. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-444, ``DOC Inmate Processing and 
     Release Amendment Act of 2012''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7449. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-445, ``Block Party Act of 2012''; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7450. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-446, ``Pesticide Education and Control 
     Amendment Act of 2012''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7451. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-447, ``Anacostia Waterfront 
     Environmental Standards Amendment Act of 2012''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7452. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 19-448, ``Regulation of Body Artists and 
     Body Art Establishments Act of 2012''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7453. A communication from the District of Columbia 
     Auditor, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled, 
     ``District of Columbia Agencies' Compliance with Small 
     Business Enterprise Expenditure Goals through the 3rd Quarter 
     of Fiscal Year 2012''; to the Committee on Homeland Security 
     and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7454. A communication from the Executive Director, 
     Commodity Futures Trading Commission, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the Commission's fiscal year 2012 FAIR Act inventory; 
     to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
     Affairs.
       EC-7455. A communication from the Chief of the Planning and 
     Regulatory Affairs Branch, Food and Nutrition Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Food Distribution Program on 
     Indian Reservations: Administrative Funding Allocations'' 
     (RIN0584-AD85) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on September 10, 2012; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7456. A communication from the Chairman of the National 
     Transportation Safety Board, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the Board's amended Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Report on The 
     Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and 
     Retaliation Act of 2002; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7457. A communication from the Secretary of Housing and 
     Urban Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Office 
     of the Inspector General's Semiannual Report for the period 
     of October 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7458. A communication from the Director of the 
     Acquisition Policy and Legislation Branch, Office of the 
     Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR); Revision 
     Initiative'' (RIN1601-AA28) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 31, 2012; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7459. A communication from the Administrator, Federal 
     Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the cost 
     of response and recovery efforts for FEMA-3345-EM in the 
     State of West Virginia having exceeded the $5,000,000 limit 
     for a single emergency declaration; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7460. A communication from the Secretary of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report 
     relative to three violations of the Antideficiency Act 
     occurring in an Indian Health Services (IHS) account; to the 
     Committee on Appropriations.
       EC-7461. A communication from the Assistant Secretary of 
     Defense (Global Strategic Affairs), transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report entitled ``Report on Proposed Obligations for 
     Cooperative Threat Reduction, September 2012''; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-7462. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, 
     Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Updated Statements of Legal 
     Authority for the Export Administration Regulations'' 
     (RIN0694-AF78) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on September 12, 2012; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-7463. A communication from the Assistant Legal Adviser 
     for Treaty Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to the Case-Zablocki Act, 1 U.S.C. 112b, as amended, 
     the report of the texts and background statements of 
     international agreements, other than treaties (List 2012-
     0119--2012-0122); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
       EC-7464. A communication from the Program Manager, Centers 
     for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Specifications for Medical Examinations of 
     Underground Coal Miners'' (RIN0920-AA21) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on September 12, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-7465. A communication from the Program Manager, Centers 
     for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``World Trade Center Health Program; Addition 
     of Certain Types of Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health 
     Conditions'' (RIN0920-AA49) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on September 12, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-7466. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive/Deputy Chief Acquisition Officer, Office of 
     Acquisition Policy, General Services Administration, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition 
     Circular 2005-61, Introduction'' (FAC 2005-61) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on September 12, 
     2012; to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
     Affairs.
       EC-7467. A communication from the District of Columbia 
     Auditor, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled, 
     ``Audit of the Closure and Consolidation of 23 D.C. Public 
     Schools''; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7468. A communication from the Special Inspector General 
     for Iraq Reconstruction, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Quarterly Report for July 2012; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-7469. A communication from the Acting Assistant Attorney 
     General, Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of 
     Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Debt Collection Recovery Activities of the Department of 
     Justice for Debts Referred to the Department for Collection 
     Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2011''; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
       EC-7470. A communication from the Federal Liaison Officer, 
     Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``CPI Adjustment of Patent Fees for Fiscal Year 2013'' 
     (RIN0651-AC55) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on September 10, 2012; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
       EC-7471. A communication from the Secretary, Judicial 
     Conference of the United States, transmitting, a report of 
     proposed legislation entitled ``Criminal Judicial Procedure, 
     Administration, and Technical Amendments Act of 2012''; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.
       EC-7472. A communication from the Director, Administrative 
     Office of the United States Courts, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report entitled ``2011 Report of Statistics Required 
     by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection 
     Act of 2005''; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
       EC-7473. A communication from the President, American 
     Academy of Arts and Letters, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report relative to the Academy's activities during the year 
     ending December 31, 2011; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
       EC-7474. A joint communication from the Chair and Vice 
     Chair, Federal Election Commission, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the Commission's fiscal year 2014 budget request; to the 
     Committee on Rules and Administration.
       EC-7475. A communication from the Assistant Attorney 
     General, Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of 
     Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act 
     of 1994 (USERRA) Quarterly Report to Congress; Third Quarter 
     of Fiscal Year 2012''; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
       EC-7476. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulation Policy and Management Office of the General 
     Counsel, Veterans Health Administration, Department of 
     Veterans Affairs, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report 
     of a rule entitled ``Sharing Information Between the 
     Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of 
     Defense'' (RIN2900-AN95) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on September 10, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
       EC-7477. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulation Policy and Management Office of the General 
     Counsel, Veterans

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     Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Guide and Service Dogs'' (RIN2900-AN51) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on September 10, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
       EC-7478. A communication from the Program Manager, 
     Information Sharing Environment, Office of the Director of 
     National Intelligence, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report entitled, ``Annual Report to the Congress on the 
     Information Sharing Environment''; to the Select Committee on 
     Intelligence.
       EC-7479. A communication from the Program Manager, 
     Information Sharing Environment, Office of the Director of 
     National Intelligence, transmitting, pursuant to law, a cover 
     letter, without the listed attachment, relative to the report 
     entitled ``Annual Report to the Congress on the Information 
     Sharing Environment''; to the Select Committee on 
     Intelligence.
       EC-7480. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety 
     Zones; Fourth of July Fireworks Displays within the Captain 
     of the Port Charleston Zone, SC'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2012-0384)) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on August 6, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7481. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Rocketts Red Glare Fireworks, Ancarrows Landing Park, James 
     River, Richmond, VA'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2012-
     0114)) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on August 6, 2012; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7482. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Baltimore Air Show, Patapsco River, Baltimore, MD'' 
     ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2012-0076)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 6, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7483. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     America's Cup World Series, East Passage, Narragansett Bay, 
     Rhode Island'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2011-1172)) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on August 6, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7484. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Spiny 
     Lobster Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; 
     Amendment 11'' (RIN0648-BB44) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 8, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7485. A communication from the Acting Deputy Director, 
     Office of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Arrowtooth Flounder in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands 
     Management Area'' (RIN0648-XC129) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 8, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7486. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries 
     Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery 
     Management Plan; Trawl Rationalization Program'' (RIN0648-
     BC00) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on August 8, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7487. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Atlantic 
     Highly Migratory Species; 2012 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota 
     Specifications'' (RIN0648-XA920) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 8, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7488. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Western 
     Pacific Pelagic Fisheries; Revised Swordfish Trip Limits in 
     the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery'' (RIN0648-BB48) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on August 8, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7489. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Taking of 
     Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; 
     Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan'' (RIN0648-BA34) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on August 8, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7490. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries 
     Off West Coast States; Coastal Pelagic Species Fisheries; 
     Annual Specifications'' (RIN0648-XB045) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 13, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7491. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Revisions to 
     Framework Adjustment 47 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery 
     Management Plan and Sector Annual Catch Entitlements; Updated 
     Annual Catch Limits for Sectors and the Common Pool for 
     Fishing Year 2012'' (RIN0648-BB62) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 10, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7492. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
     Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish 
     Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Red Snapper Management 
     Measures'' (RIN0648-BB91) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on August 
     13, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7493. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries 
     Off West Coast States; Coastal Pelagic Species Fisheries; 
     Annual Specifications'' (RIN0648-XA882) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 22, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7494. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 
     Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment Supplement'' 
     (RIN0648-BB93) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on August 22, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7495. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; Final 
     2012 and 2013 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish; 
     Correction'' (RIN0648-XA711) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 22, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7496. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish 
     Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Amendment 32 Supplement'' 
     (RIN0648-AY56) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on August 22, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7497. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Atlantic 
     Highly Migratory Species; North and South Atlantic Swordfish 
     Quotas and Management Measures'' (RIN0648-BB75) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on August 22, 2012; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7498. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Atlantic 
     Highly Migratory Species; Electronic Dealer Reporting 
     Requirements'' (RIN0648-BA75) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on September 10, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7499. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Operations, National Marine Fisheries 
     Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Groundfish of the Gulf of 
     Alaska; Amendment 88; Correction'' (RIN0648-BC23) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on August 8, 2012; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7500. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna 
     Fisheries'' (RIN0648-XC055) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in

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     the Office of the President of the Senate on August 17, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7501. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Shallow-Water Species Fishery by Vessels Using Trawl Gear in 
     the Gulf of Alaska'' (RIN0648-XC056) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 17, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7502. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Commercial Gulf of 
     Mexico Non-Sandbar Large Coastal Shark Fishery'' (RIN0648-
     XC080) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on August 17, 2012; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7503. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; 2012 Commercial 
     Accountability Measure and Closure for Gulf of Mexico Gray 
     Triggerfish'' (RIN0648-XC076) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 17, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7504. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Chinook Salmon 
     Bycatch Management in the Gulf of Alaska Pollock Fishery; 
     Amendment 93'' (RIN0648-BB24) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 22, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7505. A communication from the Acting Deputy Director, 
     Office of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; `Other 
     Rockfish' in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of 
     Alaska'' (RIN0648-XC167) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on September 10, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7506. A communication from the Acting Deputy Director, 
     Office of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast 
     Multispecies Fishery; White Hake Trimester Total Allowable 
     Catch Area Closure for the Common Pool Fishery'' (RIN0648-
     XC153) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 11, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
       EC-7507. A communication from the Acting Deputy Director, 
     Office of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Squid 
     in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area'' 
     (RIN0648-XC119) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on August 8, 2012; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7508. A communication from the Acting Deputy Director, 
     Office of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico 
     and South Atlantic; 2012-2013 Accountability Measure and 
     Closure for Gulf King Mackerel in Western Zone'' (RIN0648-
     XC160) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 11, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
       EC-7509. A communication from the Acting Deputy Director, 
     Office of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Deep-
     Water Species Fishery by Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the Gulf 
     of Alaska'' (RIN0648-XC142) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on September 11, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7510. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic; 2012 
     Recreational Accountability Measure and Closure for South 
     Atlantic Golden Tilefish'' (RIN0648-XC025) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 17, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7511. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Temporary Change for Recurring Fireworks Display within the 
     Fifth Coast Guard District, Pamlico River and Tar River; 
     Washington, NC'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2012-0097)) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on August 6, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7512. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Approval of 
     Classification Societies'' ((RIN1625-AB35) (Docket No. USCG-
     2007-27668)) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on August 8, 2012; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7513. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Validation 
     of Merchant Mariners' Vital Information and Issuance of Coast 
     Guard Merchant Mariner's Licenses and Certificates of 
     Registry (MMLs)'' ((RIN1625-AA85) (Docket No. USCG-2004-
     17455)) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on August 6, 2012; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7514. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Alternate 
     Tonnage Threshold for Oil Spill Response Vessels'' ((RIN1625-
     AB82) (Docket No. USCG-2011-0966)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 6, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7515. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Swim Events 
     in the Captain of the Port New York Zone; Hudson River, East 
     River, Upper New York Bay, Lower New York Bay; New York, NY'' 
     ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2011-1000)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 6, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7516. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Navigation 
     and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational and 
     Conforming Amendments'' ((RIN1625-AB86) (Docket No. USCG-
     2012-0306)) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on August 6, 2012; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-7517. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Validation 
     of Merchant Mariners' Vital Information and Issuance of Coast 
     Guard Merchant Mariner's Documents (MMDs)'' ((RIN1625-AB81) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2003-14500)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     August 6, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-7518. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Carbon 
     Dioxide Fire Suppression Systems on Commercial Vessels'' 
     ((RIN1625-AB44) (Docket No. USCG-2006-24797)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on August 6, 2012; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.

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