EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.; Congressional Record Vol. 162, No. 176
(House of Representatives - December 07, 2016)

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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:

       7785. A letter from the Secretary, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting a letter on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General Anthony G. Crutchfield, United States 
     Army, and his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general 
     on the retired list, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 1370(c)(1); Public 
     Law 96-513, Sec. 112 (as amended by Public Law 104-106, Sec. 
     502(b)); (110 Stat. 293); to the Committee on Armed Services.
       7786. A letter from the Director, Regulations Policy and 
     Management Staff, FDA, Department of Health and Human 
     Services, transmitting the Department's final rule -- 
     Submission of Food and Drug Administration Import Data in the 
     Automated Commercial Environment [Docket No.: FDA-2016-N-
     1487] (RIN: 0910-AH41) received December 2, 2016, pursuant to 
     5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 
     Stat. 868); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       7787. A letter from the Director, Regulations Policy and 
     Management Staff, FDA, Department of Health and Human 
     Services, transmitting the Department's direct final rule -- 
     New Animal Drugs for Use in Animal Feed; Category 
     Definitions; Confirmation of Effective Date [Docket No.: FDA-
     2016-N-1896) received December 2, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       7788. A letter from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting the 
     Department's temporary final rule -- Safety Zone; Arkansas 
     River; Little Rock, AR [Docket No.: USCG-2016-0992] (RIN: 
     1625-AA00) received December 2, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
       7789. A letter from the Secretary, Federal Trade 
     Commission, transmitting the twelfth annual Federal Trade 
     Commission Report on Ethanol Market Concentration, pursuant 
     to 42 U.S.C. 7545(o)(10)(B); July 14, 1955, ch. 360, title 
     II, Sec. 211 (amended by Public Law 109-58, Sec. 1501(a)(2)); 
     (119 Stat. 1074); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       7790. A letter from the Secretary, Federal Trade 
     Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule -- 
     Energy Labeling Rule (RIN: 3084-AB15) received December 2, 
     2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, 
     Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
       7791. A letter from the Secretary, Federal Trade 
     Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule -- Used 
     Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule (RIN: 3084-AB05) received 
     December 2, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public 
     Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
       7792. A letter from the Principal Deputy Assistant 
     Secretary, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department 
     of State, transmitting the 2016 edition of the Department's 
     annual ``To Walk the Earth in Safety'' report; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7793. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense, transmitting a 
     proposed Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the Government of 
     Peru, Transmittal No. 16-76, pursuant to Sec. 36(b)(1) of the 
     Arms Export Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs.
       7794. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense, transmitting a 
     proposed Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the Government of 
     Finland, Transmittal No. 16-65, pursuant to Sec. 36(b)(1) of 
     the Arms Export Control Act, as amended; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs.
       7795. A letter from the Director, Defense Security 
     Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense, transmitting a 
     proposed Letter of Offer and Acceptance to the Government of 
     Australia, Transmittal No. 16-54, pursuant to Sec. 36(b)(1) 
     of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended; to the Committee 
     on Foreign Affairs.
       7796. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 16-069, pursuant to the reporting requirements of 
     Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7797. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 16-110, pursuant to the reporting requirements of 
     Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7798. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 16-098, pursuant to the reporting requirements of 
     Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7799. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 16-039, pursuant to the reporting requirements of 
     Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7800. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 16-095, pursuant to the reporting requirements of 
     Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7801. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 16-112, pursuant to Sections 36(c) and (d) of the Arms 
     Export Control Act; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       7802. A letter from the Deputy Chief Financial Officer, 
     Department of Education, transmitting the Department's FY 
     2014 and 2015 Inventory of Inherently Governmental Activities 
     and of Commercial Activities, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 501 note; 
     Public Law 105-270, Sec. 2(c)(1)(A); (112 Stat. 2382); to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7803. A letter from the Attorney-Advisor, Regulatory 
     Affairs Law Division, Office of the General Counsel, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Freedom of Information Act 
     Regulations [Docket No.: DHS-2009-0036] (RIN: 1601-AA00) 
     received December 5, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7804. A letter from the Attorney-Advisor, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting a notification of a federal 
     vacancy and designation of acting officer, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 3349(a); Public Law 105-277, 151(b); (112 Stat. 2681-
     614); to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7805. A letter from the Program Specialist, LRAD, Office of 
     the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury, 
     transmitting the Department's final rules -- Appraisals for 
     Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans

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     Exemption Threshold [Docket No.: OCC-2015-0021] (RIN: 1557-
     AD99) received December 5, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Financial Services.
       7806. A letter from the Director, Congressional Affairs, 
     Federal Election Commission, transmitting the Commission's 
     Fiscal Year 2016 Agency Financial Report, pursuant to 31 
     U.S.C. 3515(a)(1); Public Law 101-576, Sec. 303(a)(1) (as 
     amended by Public Law 107-289, Sec. 2(a)); (116 Stat. 2049); 
     to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7807. A letter from the Executive Director, Federal 
     Retirement Thrift Investment Board, transmitting the Board's 
     Report of FY 2016 Audits, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. app. 8G(h)(2); 
     Public Law 95-452, Sec. 8G(h)(2) (as added by Public Law 100-
     504, Sec. 104(a)); (102 Stat. 2525); to the Committee on 
     Oversight and Government Reform.
       7808. A letter from the Treasurer, National Gallery of Art, 
     transmitting the Performance and Accountability Report for 
     the year ended September 30, 2016, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 
     3515(a)(1); Public Law 101-576, Sec. 303(a)(1) (as amended by 
     Public Law 107-289, Sec. 2(a)); (116 Stat. 2049); to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7809. A letter from the Executive Analyst, Office of the 
     Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting a notification of a federal vacancy and 
     designation of acting officer, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3349(a); 
     Public Law 105-277, 151(b); (112 Stat. 2681-614); to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7810. A letter from the Special Counsel, U.S. Office of 
     Special Counsel, transmitting the Counsel's FY 2016 
     Performance and Accountability Report, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 
     3515(a)(1); Public Law 101-576, Sec. 303(a)(1) (as amended by 
     Public Law 107-289, Sec. 2(a)); (116 Stat. 2049); to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
       7811. A letter from the General Counsel, National Credit 
     Union Administration, transmitting the Administration's final 
     rule -- Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment (RIN: 
     3133-AE59) received December 5, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on the Judiciary.
       7812. A letter from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Security Zone; Potomac River and 
     Anacostia River, and adjacent waters; Washington, DC [Docket 
     No.: USCG-2016-0675] (RIN: 1625-AA87) received December 2, 
     2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, 
     Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the Committee on Transportation 
     and Infrastructure.
       7813. A letter from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting the 
     Department's temporary final rule -- Safety Zone; Great Egg 
     Harbor Bay, Marmora, NJ [Docket No.: USCG-2016-1011] (RIN: 
     1625-AA00) received December 2, 2016, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
       7814. A letter from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting the 
     Department's final rule -- Anchorage Grounds; Delaware Bay 
     and River, Philadelphia, PA [Docket No.: USCG-2016-0110] 
     (RIN: 1625-AA01) received December 2, 2016, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 
     868); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
       7815. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative 
     Affairs, Department of State, transmitting a memorandum of 
     justification regarding the suspension of limitations under 
     the Jerusalem Embassy Act, pursuant to Public Law 104-
     45(7)(a); (109 Stat. 400); jointly to the Committees on 
     Foreign Affairs and Appropriations.

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