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EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.
(House of Representatives - November 19, 2013)

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                     EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.

   Under clause 2 of rule XIV, executive communications were taken from 
the Speaker's table and referred as follows:

       3727. A letter from the Secretary, Commodity Futures 
     Trading Commission, transmitting the Commission's ``Major'' 
     final rule -- Enhancing Protections Afforded Customers and 
     Customer Funds Held by Futures Commission Merchants and 
     Derivatives Clearing Organizations (RIN: 3038-AD88) received 
     November 18, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the 
     Committee on Agriculture.
       3728. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Review Group, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting the Department's 
     final rule -- Farm Loan Programs; Clarification and 
     Improvement (RIN: 0560-AI14) received November 12, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Agriculture.
       3729. A letter from the Associate Administrator, Department 
     of Agriculture, transmitting the Department's final rule -- 
     Irish Potatoes Grown in Washington; Decreased Assessment Rate 
     [Doc. No.: AMS-FV-13-0010; FV13-946-1 FIR] received November 
     14, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee 
     on Agriculture.
       3730. A letter from the Chairman and Chief Executive 
     Officer, Farm Credit Administration, transmitting the 
     Administration's final rule -- Federal Agricultural Mortgage 
     Corporation Funding and Fiscal Affairs; Farmer Mac Capital 
     Planning (RIN: 3052-AC80) received November 12, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Agriculture.
       3731. A letter from the Under Secretary, Department of 
     Defense, transmitting account balance in the Defense 
     Cooperation Account as of September 30, 2013; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
       3732. A letter from the Associate General Counsel for 
     Legislation and Regulations, Department of Housing and Urban 
     Development, transmitting the Department's final rule -- 
     Public Housing Capital Fund Program [Docket No.: FR-5236-F-
     02] (RIN: 2577-AC50) received October 30, 2013, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Financial Services.
       3733. A letter from the Chairman and President, Export-
     Import Bank, transmitting a report on transactions involving 
     U.S. exports to China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. (China 
     Southern) of Guangzhou, China; to the Committee on Financial 
     Services.
       3734. A letter from the Chairman and President, Export-
     Import Bank, transmitting a report on transactions involving 
     U.S. exports to Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd. (KAL) of Seoul, 
     South Korea; to the Committee on Financial Services.
       3735. A letter from the Chairman and President, Export-
     Import Bank, transmitting a report on transactions involving 
     U.S. exports to Bulgaria pursuant to Section 2(b)(3) of the 
     Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended; to the Committee 
     on Financial Services.
       3736. A letter from the Chairman and President, Export-
     Import Bank, transmitting a report on transactions involving 
     U.S. exports to Minsheng Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. of 
     Tianjin, China; to the Committee on Financial Services.
       3737. A letter from the Chairman and President, Export-
     Import Bank, transmitting a report on transactions involving 
     U.S. exports to Australia pursuant to Section 2(b)(3) of the 
     Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended; to the Committee 
     on Financial Services.
       3738. A letter from the General Counsel, Federal Housing 
     Finance Agency, transmitting the Agency's final rule -- 
     Removal of References to Credit Ratings in Certain 
     Regulations Governing the Federal Home Loan Banks (RIN: 2590-
     AA40) received November 7, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Financial Services.
       3739. A letter from the Acting Assistant Secretary for 
     Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of 
     Education, transmitting the Department's final rule -- Final 
     Priority. Rehabilitation Training: Rehabilitation Long-Term 
     Training Program--Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling [CFDA 
     Number: 84.129B] received November 12, 2013, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Education and the 
     Workforce.
       3740. A letter from the General Counsel, Pension Benefit 
     Guaranty Corporation, transmitting the Corporation's final 
     rule -- Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans; 
     Interest Assumptions for Paying Benefits received November 7, 
     2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce.
       3741. A letter from the Secretary, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting the second biennial report 
     concerning the Food Emergency Response Network mandated by 
     the FDA Food Safety

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     Modernization Act (FSMA); to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
       3742. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Addition of ortho-Nitrotoluene; 
     Community Right-to-Know Toxic Chemical Release Reporting 
     [EPA-HQ-TRI-2012-0111; FRL-9902-12-OEI] (RIN: 2025-AA35) 
     received November 1, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       3743. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Approval and Promulgation of Air 
     Quality Implementation Plans; Ohio: Bellefontaine; 
     Determination of Attainment for the 2008 Lead Standard [EPA-
     R05-OAR-2012-0779; FRL-9902-33-Region 5] received November 1, 
     2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
       3744. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Extension of Deadline for Action on 
     the Section 126 Petition from Eliot, Maine [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-
     0671; FRL-9902-55-OAR] received November 1, 2013, pursuant to 
     5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
       3745. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Significant New Use Rules on Certain 
     Chemical Substances; Removal of Significant New Use Rules 
     [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0399; FRL-9902-16] (RIN: 2070-AB27) 
     received November 1, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       3746. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Spirotetramat; Pesticide Tolerances 
     [EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0107; FRL-9399-4] received November 1, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
       3747. A letter from the Chief of Staff, Media Bureau, 
     Federal Communications Commission, transmitting the 
     Commission's final rule -- Creation of a Low Power Radio 
     Service; Amendment of Service and Eligibility Rules for FM 
     Broadcast Translator Stations [MM Docket No.: 99-25] [MB 
     Docket No.: 07-172] [RM 11338] received November 12, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
       3748. A letter from the Director, Office of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting the 
     Commission's final rule -- Amendments to Material Control and 
     Accounting Regulations [NRC-2009-0096] (RIN: 3150-AI61) 
     received November 12, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       3749. A letter from the Director, Office of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting the 
     Commission's final rule -- Revisions to Radiation Protection 
     [NRC-2012-0268] received November 7, 2013, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       3750. A letter from the Director, Office of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting the 
     Commission's final rule -- Qualification Tests for Safety-
     Related Actuators in Nuclear Power Plants; Regulatory Guide 
     1.73, Revision 1 received November 7, 2013, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       3751. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Department of 
     Defense, transmitting a report that the Department intends to 
     utilize a contribution to the Cooperative Threat Reduction 
     (CTR) Program from the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic 
     of Germany; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       3752. A letter from the Assistant Legal Adviser for Treaty 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting a report prepared 
     by the Department of State concerning international 
     agreements other than treaties entered into by the United 
     States to be transmitted to the Congress within the sixty-day 
     period specified in the Case-Zablocki Act; to the Committee 
     on Foreign Affairs.
       3753. A letter from the Secretary, Department of the 
     Treasury, transmitting as required by section 401(c) of the 
     National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1641(c), and section 
     204(c) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 
     U.S.C. 1703(c), a six-month periodic report on the national 
     emergency with respect to Syria that was declared in 
     Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs.
       3754. A letter from the Chief, Administrative Law Division, 
     Central Intelligence Agency, transmitting a report pursuant 
     to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998; to the Committee 
     on Oversight and Government Reform.
       3755. A letter from the Archivist, National Archives, 
     transmitting a draft bill entitled, ``Federal Register 
     Modernization Act''; to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform.
       3756. A letter from the Chairman, National Credit Union 
     Administration, transmitting the Administration's semi-annual 
     report on the activities of the Inspector General for April 
     1, 2013 through September 30, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. app. 
     (Insp. Gen. Act), section 5(b); to the Committee on Oversight 
     and Government Reform.
       3757. A letter from the Acting Deputy Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
     Administration, transmitting the Administration's final rule 
     -- Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast 
     Multispecies Fishery; Trip Limit Adjustments for the Common 
     Pool Fishery [Docket No.: 120109034-2171-01] (RIN: 0648-
     XC823) received November 14, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Natural Resources.
       3758. A letter from the Director, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, NMFS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
     Administration, transmitting the Administration's final rule 
     -- Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act 
     Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; 
     Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Framework Adjustment 48, 
     Framework Adjustment 50; 2013 Sector Operations Plans, 
     Contracts, and Allocation Annual Catch Entitlements [Docket 
     No.: 120814336-3739-04] (RINs: 0648-BC27, 0648-BC97, and 
     0648-XC240) received September 26, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Natural Resources.
       3759. A letter from the Register of Copyrights and 
     Director, Copyright Office, transmitting a schedule of 
     proposed new copyright fees and the accompanying analysis; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.
       3760. A letter from the Attorney General, Department of 
     Justice, transmitting the Department's decision not to appeal 
     the decision of the district court in the case of Free Speech 
     Coalition v. Holder, No. 09-4607 (E.D. Pa.); to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.
       3761. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation 
     Adjustment Rule [FRL-9901-98-OECA] (RIN: 2020-AA49) received 
     November 1, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
       3762. A letter from the General Counsel, National Tropical 
     Botanical Garden, transmitting a letter notifying of a delay 
     in the submission of the annual audit report; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
       3763. A letter from the Secretary, Department of Veterans 
     Affairs, transmitting a letter regarding the Department's 
     decision to no longer defend section 3 of the Defense of 
     Marriage Act; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
       3764. A letter from the Director, Legislative Affairs, 
     Office of the Director of National Intelligence, transmitting 
     the 2013 Annual Report of Advisory Intelligence Committees; 
     to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).
       3765. A letter from the Chief Privacy Officer, Department 
     of Homeland Security, transmitting a report entitled, ``DHS 
     Privacy Office 2013 Annual Report to Congress''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security.
       3766. A letter from the Chairman, Defense Nuclear 
     Facilities Safety Board, transmitting third periodic Report 
     to Congress: Summary of Significant Safety-Related Issues at 
     Operating Defense Nuclear Facilities; jointly to the 
     Committees on Energy and Commerce and Armed Services.
       3767. A letter from the Fiscal Assistant Secretary, 
     Department of the Treasury, transmitting the annual reports 
     that appear on pages 119-146 of the June 2013 ``Treasury 
     Bulletin'', pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 9602(a); jointly to the 
     Committees on Ways and Means, Transportation and 
     Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Agriculture, Education and 
     the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce.

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