EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 88
(Senate - May 22, 2017)

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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-1610. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Fluazinam; Pesticide Tolerances'' (FRL No. 9960-
     50) received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     May 11, 2017; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and 
     Forestry.
       EC-1611. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Flonicamid; Pesticide Tolerances'' (FRL No. 9959-
     91) received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     May 11, 2017; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and 
     Forestry.
       EC-1612. A communication from the Acting Deputy Secretary 
     of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of 
     violations of the Antideficiency Act by the Department of 
     Agriculture's Working Capital Fund, National Finance Center; 
     to the Committee on Appropriations.
       EC-1613. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of Vice 
     Admiral James D. Syring, United States Navy, and his 
     advancement to the grade of vice admiral on the retired list; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-1614. A communication from the Senior Official 
     performing the duties of the Under Secretary of Defense 
     (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, an out-of-cycle Advanced Arresting Gear 
     Selected Acquisition Report (SAR); to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
       EC-1615. A communication from the Senior Official 
     performing the duties of the Under Secretary of Defense 
     (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report entitled ``2017 Annual Report to 
     Congress on the Department of Defense Chemical and Biological 
     Defense Program'' ; to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-1616. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Secretary of Defense (Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities), 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a correction to the 2017 
     report on the plan for the nuclear weapons stockpile, 
     complex, delivery systems, and command and control systems 
     (OSS-2017-0501); to the Committees on Armed Services; Foreign 
     Relations; and Appropriations.
       EC-1617. A communication from the Executive Vice President 
     and Chief Financial Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of 
     Chicago, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Bank's 2016 
     management reports; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-1618. A communication from the Acting Director, 
     Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Imposition of Special Measure against North Korea 
     as a Jurisdiction of Primary Money Laundering Concern'' 
     (RIN1506-AB35) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on May 16, 2017; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
     and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1619. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to 
     discretionary appropriations legislation; to the Committee on 
     the Budget.
       EC-1620. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; 
     Texas; Revisions to Emissions Banking and Trading Programs 
     and Compliance Flexibility'' (FRL No. 9960-22-Region 6) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     11, 2017; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1621. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Chemical Substances When Manufactured or Processed 
     as Nanoscale Materials; TSCA Reporting and Recordkeeping 
     Requirements'' ((RIN2070-AK39) (FRL No. 9962-58)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 11, 2017; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1622. A communication from the Chairman, Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report entitled ``Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences: 
     Fiscal Year (FY) 2016''; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
       EC-1623. A communication from the Associate Bureau Chief, 
     Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications 
     Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Connect America Fund; ETC Annual Reports and 
     Certifications; Developing a Unified Intercarrier

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     Compensation Regime'' ((RIN3060-AF85) (FCC 17-36) (WC Docket 
     No. 10-90) (WC Docket No. 14-58) (CC Docket No. 01-92)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     15, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-1624. 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 2017-
     0077--2017-0091); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
       EC-1625. A communication from the Assistant General Counsel 
     for Regulatory Services, Office of General Counsel, 
     Department of Education, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Final priorities, requirements, 
     definitions, and selection criteria--Striving Readers 
     Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) Program'' ((RIN1810-AB25) 
     (Docket No. ED-2015-OESE-0129)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-1626. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, Department 
     of Education, transmitting , pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Final priorities, requirements, definitions, 
     and selection criteria--Striving Readers Comprehensive 
     Literacy (SRCL) Program'' ((RIN1810-AB25) (Docket No. ED-
     2015-OESE-0129)) received in the Office of the President pro 
     tempore of the Senate; to the Committee on Health, Education, 
     Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-1627. A communication from the Senior Vice President, 
     Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Potomac Electric Power 
     Company, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Company's Balance 
     Sheet as of December 31, 2016; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-1628. A communication from the Chair of the Board of 
     Governors, Federal Reserve System, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the Inspector General's Semiannual Report for the six-
     month period from October 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-1629. A communication from the Secretary of Energy, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Department of Energy's 
     Semiannual Report of the Inspector General for the period 
     from October 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-1630. A communication from the Acting Chairman of the 
     National Credit Union Administration, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the semi-annual report of the Inspector General for 
     the period from October 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-1631. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Personnel Management, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Semiannual Report of the Inspector General and the Management 
     Response for the period from October 1, 2016 through March 
     31, 2017; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
       EC-1632. A communication from the Acting Officer for Civil 
     Rights and Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Department's fiscal year 
     2016 report relative to the Notification and Federal Employee 
     Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act); 
     to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
     Affairs.
       EC-1633. A communication from the Acting Assistant Attorney 
     General, Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of 
     Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Office of 
     Community Oriented Policing Services Report on the Rafael 
     Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
       EC-1634. A communication from the Chief of Staff, Media 
     Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Noncommercial Educational Station Fundraising for Third-
     Party Non-Profit Organizations'' ((MB Docket No. 12-106) (FCC 
     17-41)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on May 11, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-1635. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Takes of Marine Mammals 
     Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training 
     Activities in the Gulf of Alaska Temporary Maritime 
     Activities Area'' (RIN0648-BE67) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 10, 2017; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-1636. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Takes of Marine Mammals 
     Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training 
     Activities in the Gulf of Alaska Temporary Maritime 
     Activities Area'' (RIN0648-BE67) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 17, 2017; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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