MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE; Congressional Record Vol. 162, No. 176
(Senate - December 07, 2016)

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                        MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE


                         Enrolled Bills Signed

  At 9:33 a.m., a message from the House of Representatives, delivered 
by Mrs. Cole, one of its reading clerks, announced that the Speaker has 
signed the following enrolled bills:

       S. 1555. An act to award a Congressional Gold Medal, 
     collectively, to the Filipino veterans of World War II, in 
     recognition of the dedicated service of the veterans during 
     World War II.
       S. 2234. An act to award the Congressional Gold Medal, 
     collectively, to the members of the Office of Strategic 
     Services (OSS) in recognition of their superior service and 
     major contributions during World War II.

  The enrolled bills were subsequently signed by the President pro 
tempore (Mr. Hatch).
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  At 1:47 p.m., a message from the House of Representatives, delivered 
by Mrs. Cole, one of its reading clerks, announced that the House has 
passed the following bills, without amendment:

       S. 817. An act to provide for the addition of certain real 
     property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State 
     of Oregon.
       S. 818. An act to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to 
     make technical corrections, and for other purposes.
       S. 2873. An act to require studies and reports examining 
     the use of, and opportunities to use, technology-enabled 
     collaborative learning and capacity building models to 
     improve programs of the Department of Health and Human 
     Services, and for other purposes.
       S. 3076. An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish 
     caskets and urns for burial in cemeteries of States and 
     tribal organizations of veterans without next of kin or 
     sufficient resources to provide for caskets or urns, and for 
     other purposes.
       S. 3492. An act to designate the Traverse City VA 
     Community-Based Outpatient Clinic of the Department of 
     Veterans Affairs in

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     Traverse City, Michigan, as the ``Colonel Demas T. Craw VA 
     Clinic.

  The message also announced that the House has passed the following 
bills, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

       H.R. 756. An act to amend the Energy Policy and 
     Conservation Act to provide for the dissemination of 
     information regarding available Federal programs relating to 
     energy efficiency projects for schools, and for other 
     purposes.
       H.R. 875. An act to provide for alternative financing 
     arrangements for the provision of certain services and the 
     construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land border 
     ports of entry, and for other purposes.
       H.R. 3381. An act to maximize discovery, and accelerate 
     development and availability, of promising childhood cancer 
     treatments, and for other purposes.
       H.R. 4150. An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     allow the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to modify the hours 
     of employment of physicians employed on a full-time basis by 
     the Department of Veterans Affairs.
       H.R. 4352. An act to direct the Secretary of Veterans 
     Affairs to carry out a pilot program establishing a patient 
     self-scheduling appointment system, and for other purposes.
       H.R. 4680. An act to prepare the National Park Service for 
     its Centennial in 2016 and for a second century of promoting 
     and protecting the natural, historic, and cultural resources 
     of our National Parks for the enjoyment of present and future 
     generations, and for other purposes.
       H.R. 5399. An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     ensure that physicians of the Department of Veterans Affairs 
     fulfill the ethical duty to report to State licensing 
     authorities impaired, incompetent, and unethical health care 
     activities.
       H.R. 6375. An act to provide for consideration of the 
     extension under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 
     nonapplication of No-Load Mode energy efficiency standards to 
     certain security or life safety alarms or surveillance 
     systems.
       H.R. 6394. An act to require the Federal Communications 
     Commission to submit to Congress a report on promoting 
     broadband Internet access service for veterans.
       H.R. 6401. An act to amend Public Law 94-241 with respect 
     to the Northern Mariana Islands.
       H.R. 6416. An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     make certain improvements in the laws administered by the 
     Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
       H.R. 6438. An act to extend the waiver of limitations with 
     respect to excluding from gross income amounts received by 
     wrongfully incarcerated individuals.

  The message further announced that the House agreed to the amendment 
of the Senate to the resolution (H. Con. Res. 174) directing the Clerk 
of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment 
of H.R. 34.


                         Enrolled Bills Signed

  The message also announced that the Speaker has signed the following 
enrolled bills:

       S. 795. An act to enhance whistleblower protection for 
     contractor and grantee employees.
       S. 3395. An act to require limitations on prescribed burns.

  The enrolled bills were subsequently signed by the President pro 
tempore (Mr. Hatch).
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  At 5:46 p.m., a message from the House of Representatives, delivered 
by Mrs. Cole, one of its reading clerks, announced that the House has 
passed the following bill, in which it requests the concurrence of the 
Senate:

       H.R. 5790. An act to provide adequate protections for 
     whistleblowers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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