EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.
(House of Representatives - December 12, 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:

       4134. A letter from the Administrator, Rural Utilities 
     Service, Department of Agriculture, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Energy Efficiency and Conservation 
     Loan Program (RIN: 0572-AC19) received December 9, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Agriculture.
       4135. A letter from the Acting Under Secretary, Department 
     of Defense, transmitting a letter on the approved retirement 
     of Lieutenant General Robert P. Lennox, United States Army, 
     and his advancement on the retired list in the grade of 
     lieutenant general; to the Committee on Armed Services.
       4136. A letter from the Acting Under Secretary, Department 
     of Defense, transmitting a letter on the approved retirement 
     of Vice Admiral Allen G. Myers, United States Navy, and his 
     advancement to the grade of vice admiral on the retired list; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
       4137. A letter from the Acting Administrator Rural Housing 
     Service, Department of Agriculture, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Single Family Housing Guaranteed 
     Loan Program (RIN: 0575-AC18) received December 9, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
       4138. A letter from the Chief Counsel, FEMA, Department of 
     Homeland Security, transmitting the Department's final rule 
     -- Suspension of Community Eligibility [Docket ID FEMA-2013-
     0002] [Internal Agency Docket No.: FEMA-8311] received 
     December 9, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the 
     Committee on Financial Services.
       4139. A letter from the Associate General Counsel for 
     Legislation and Regulations, Department of Housing and Urban 
     Development, transmitting the Department's final rule -- 
     Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands [Docket No.: 
     FR-5423-F-02] (RIN: 2501-AD51) received December 2, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
       4140. A letter from the Director, Department of the 
     Treasury, transmitting the Department's final rule -- 
     Definitions of Transmittal of Funds and Funds Transfer (RIN: 
     1506-AB20) received December 9, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Financial Services.
       4141. A letter from the Secretary, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting the Annual Report for Fiscal 
     Year 2012 of the Administration on Aging, pursuant to 42 
     U.S.C. 3018; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
       4142. 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 December 2, 
     2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce.

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       4143. A letter from the Secretary, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting a report entitled ``Performance 
     Evaluation of Accreditation Bodies under the Mammography 
     Quality Standards Act of 1992 as amended by the Mammography 
     Quality Standards Reauthorization Acts of 1998 and 2004'' 
     covering January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       4144. A letter from the Deputy Assistant Administrator, 
     Office of Diversion Control, Department of Justice, 
     transmitting the Department's final rule -- Schedules of 
     Controlled Substances: Placement of Perampanel into Schedule 
     III [Docket No.: DEA-374] received December 9, 2013, pursuant 
     to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
       4145. A letter from the Deputy Bureau Chief Wireline 
     Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 
     transmitting the Commission's final rule -- Connect America 
     Fund [WC Docket No.: 10-90] received December 9, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
       4146. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, transmitting Transmittal No. 13-44, 
     Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and 
     Acceptance, pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export 
     Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4147. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, transmitting Transmittal No. 13-69, 
     Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and 
     Acceptance, pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export 
     Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4148. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, transmitting Transmittal No. 13-63, 
     Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and 
     Acceptance, pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export 
     Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4149. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, transmitting Transmittal No. 13-34, 
     Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and 
     Acceptance, pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export 
     Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4150. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, transmitting Transmittal No. 13-62, 
     Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and 
     Acceptance, pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export 
     Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4151. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, transmitting reports submitted in 
     accordance with Sections 36(a) and 26(b) of the Arms Export 
     Control Act, the 24 March 1979 Report by the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs, and the Seventh Report by the Committee on 
     Government Operations for the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 
     2013, July 1, 2013 -- September 30, 2013; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs.
       4152. A letter from the Secretary, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting a certification of export to China; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4153. A letter from the Assistant Secretary for Export 
     Administration, Department of Commerce, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Addition of Certain Persons to the 
     Entity List; Amendment of Entity List Entries; and Removal of 
     One Person from the Entity List Based on a Removal Request 
     [Docket No. 130809700-3700-01] (RIN: 0694-AF96) received 
     December 9, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4154. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Department of 
     Defense, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation titled 
     ``A bill to provide for the transfer of naval vessels to 
     certain foreign recipients''; to the Committee on Foreign 
     Affairs.
       4155. A letter from the Secretary, Department of 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), and pursuant to Executive Order 13313 of July 31, 
     2003, a six-month periodic report on the national emergency 
     with respect to Burma that was declared in Executive Order 
     13047 of May 20, 1997; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       4156. A letter from the Honorary Secretary, Foundation of 
     Japanese Honorary Debts, transmitting the 228th petition to 
     the Prime Minister of Japan; to the Committee on Foreign 
     Affairs.
       4157. A letter from the Director, Office of Government 
     Relations, Corporation for National and Community Service, 
     transmitting the Inspector General's semiannual report to 
     Congress for the reporting period April 1, 2013 through 
     September 30, 2013; to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform.
       4158. A letter from the Acting Chief Privacy and Civil 
     Liberties Officer, Department of Justice, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Exemption of Records Systems Under 
     the Privacy Act [CPCLO Order No. 006-2013] received December 
     2, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee 
     on Oversight and Government Reform.
       4159. A letter from the Director, Office of Administration, 
     Executive Office of the President, transmitting accounting of 
     transactions from the Unanticipated Needs Account for fiscal 
     year 2013; to the Committee on Oversight and Government 
     Reform.
       4160. A letter from the Chairman, Federal Maritime 
     Commission, transmitting the semiannual report on the 
     activities of the Office of Inspector General for the period 
     April 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013; to the Committee on 
     Oversight and Government Reform.
       4161. A letter from the Chairman, Railroad Retirement 
     Board, transmitting the Board's Office of Inspector General 
     Semiannual Report for the period April 1, 2013 through 
     September 30, 2013; to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform.
       4162. 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 Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Reallocation of Halibut and Crab Prohibited Species Catch 
     Allowances in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management 
     Area [Docket No.: 121018563-3148-02] (RIN: 0648-XC985) 
     received December 12, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Natural Resources.
       4163. 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 Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Yellowfin Sole for Vessels Participating in the BSAI Trawl 
     Limited Access Fishery in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands 
     Management Area [Docket No.: 121018563-3148-02] (RIN: 0648-
     XC977) received December 12, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Natural Resources.
       4164. A letter from the Acting Deputy Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
     Administration, transmitting the Administration's final rule 
     -- International Fisheries; Pacific Tuna Fisheries; 2013 
     Bigeye Tuna Longline Fishery Closure in the Eastern Pacific 
     Ocean [Docket No.: 110620342-1659-03] (RIN: 0648-XC922) 
     received December 11, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Natural Resources.
       4165. A letter from the Chief Counsel, Department of 
     Homeland Security, transmitting the Department's final rule 
     -- Housing Assistance Due to Structural Damage [Docket ID: 
     FEMA-2010-0035] (RIN: 1660-AA68) received November 22, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure.
       4166. A letter from the Secretary, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting the Department's report 
     entitled, ``Fundamental Properties of Asphalts and Modified 
     Asphalts -- III''; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
       4167. A letter from the Administrator, National Aeronautics 
     and Space Administration, transmitting a proposed amendment 
     to the Commercial Space Launch Act; to the Committee on 
     Science, Space, and Technology.
       4168. A letter from the Chief, Publications and 
     Regulations, Internal Revenue Service, transmitting the 
     Service's final rule -- Publication of the Tier 2 Tax Rates 
     received December 11, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Ways and Means.
       4169. A letter from the Chief, Publications and 
     Regulations, Internal Revenue Service, transmitting the 
     Service's final rule -- Rules Relating to Additional Medicare 
     Tax [TD 9645] (RIN: 1545-BK54) received December 3, 2013, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
       4170. A letter from the Director, Office of Regulations and 
     Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration, 
     transmitting the Administration's ``Major'' final rule -- 
     Extension of Expiration Date for Mental Disorders Body System 
     Listings [Insert Docket No.: SSA-2013-0040] (RIN: 0960-AH49) 
     received December 2, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
       4171. A letter from the Program Manager, Department of 
     Health and Human Services, transmitting the Department's 
     final rule -- Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Home Health 
     Prospective Payment System Rate Update for CY 2014, Home 
     Health Quality Reporting Requirements, and Cost Allocation of 
     Home Health Survey Expenses [CMS-1450-F] (RIN: 0938-AR52) 
     received December 2, 2013, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     jointly to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and 
     Means.
       4172. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting pursuant to 
     Section 7(a) of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
     104-45), a copy of Presidential Determination No. 2014-04 
     suspending the limitation on the obligation of the State 
     Department Appropriations contained in sections 3(b) and 7(b) 
     of that Act for six months as well as the periodic report 
     provided for under Section 6 of the Act covering the period 
     from June 4, 2013, to the present; jointly to the Committees 
     on Foreign Affairs and Appropriations.
  Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of committees were delivered to 
the Clerk for printing and reference to the proper calendar, as 
follows:

       Mrs. MILLER of Michigan: Committee on House Administration. 
     H.R. 94. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to 
     prohibit the use of public funds for political party 
     conventions (Rept. 113-291). Referred to the Committee of the 
     Whole House on the state of the Union.
       Mrs. MILLER of Michigan: Committee on House Administration. 
     H.R. 95. A bill to reduce Federal spending and the deficit by 
     terminating taxpayer financing of presidential

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     election campaigns and party conventions (Rept. 113-292, Pt. 
     1). Ordered to be printed.
       Mrs. MILLER of Michigan: Committee on House Administration. 
     H.R. 1994. A bill to terminate the Election Assistance 
     Commission (Rept. 113-293). Referred to the Committee of the 
     Whole House on the state of the Union.
       Mr. McCAUL. Committee on Homeland Security. H.R. 3107. A 
     bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to 
     establish cybersecurity occupation classifications, assess 
     the cybersecurity workforce, develop a strategy to address 
     identified gaps in the cybersecurity workforce, and for other 
     purposes; with an amendment (Rept. 113-294). Referred to the 
     Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

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