EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 209
(Senate - December 21, 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-3725. A communication from the Alternate Federal 
     Register Liaison Officer, Office of the Secretary, Department 
     of Defense, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Military Commissions'' (RIN0790-AJ58) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 13, 2017; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-3726. A communication from the President, Institute for 
     Defense Analyses, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report 
     entitled ``Report on Elements Contributing to Expenses 
     Incurred by Contractors for Bid and Proposal; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-3727. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Comptroller), transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     semiannual report entitled, ``Acceptance of Contributions for 
     Defense Programs, Projects, and Activities; Defense 
     Cooperation Account'' and a semiannual listing of personal 
     property contributed by coalition partners; to the Committee 
     on Armed Services.
        EC-3728. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled, ``Military 
     Child Initiative Pilot Program Report of Activities, Fiscal 
     Year 2017''; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-3729. A communication from the Alternate Federal 
     Register Liaison Officer, Office of the Secretary, Department 
     of Defense, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Amended Interpretive Rule Under the Military 
     Lending Act Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended 
     to Service Members and Dependents'' (RIN0790-ZA13) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 15, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-3730. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency that was declared in 
     Executive Order 13405 of June 16, 2006, with respect to 
     Belarus; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-3731. A communication from the Principal Deputy 
     Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 
     Department of Energy, transmitting, pursuant to law, ``Report 
     to Congress on Federal Government Energy Management for 
     Fiscal Year 2015''; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
        EC-3732. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Department of 
     the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Oklahoma Regulatory Program'' ((30 CFR Part 
     936) (Docket ID OSM-2015-0006)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 13, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3733. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Department of 
     the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Wyoming Regulatory Program'' ((30 CFR Part 
     950) (Docket ID OSM-2013-0002)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 13, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3734. A communication from the Secretary of Energy, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the 
     status of construction and operations of the mixed oxide fuel 
     fabrication facility (MOX facility) at the Department of 
     Energy's Savannah River Site in South Carolina; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3735. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report entitled ``National Water Quality Inventory: 
     Report to Congress''; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
        EC-3736. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Confidentiality Determinations for Hazardous Waste 
     Export and Import Documents'' (FRL No. 9971-49-OLEM) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-3737. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Arizona: Authorization of State Hazardous Waste 
     Management Program Revisions'' (FRL No. 9972-09-Region 9) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
        EC-3738. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval of California Air Plan Revisions, Placer 
     County and Ventura County Pollution Control Districts'' (FRL 
     No. 9971-76-Region 9) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
        EC-3739. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval of Arizona Air Plan Revision; San Manuel, 
     Arizona; Second 10-Year Sulfur Dioxide Maintenance Plan'' 
     (FRL No. 9972-03-Region 9) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-3740. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; Rhode Island; Infrastructure 
     Requirement for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide and 2010 Nitrogen 
     Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards'' (FRL No. 
     9972-23-Region 1) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
        EC-3741. A communication from the Executive Analyst 
     (Political), Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of General Counsel, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on December 13, 2017; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3742. A communication from the Executive Analyst 
     (Political), Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of General Counsel, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on December 13, 2017; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3743. A communication from the Chief of the 
     Publications and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue 
     Service, Department of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Guidance Under 
     Section 409A for Pre-2009 Section 457A Deferrals'' (Notice 
     2017-75) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on December 13, 2017; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3744. A communication from the Chief of the 
     Publications and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue 
     Service, Department of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the report of a rule entitled ``2017 Required

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     Amendments List'' (Notice 2017-72) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on December 13, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-3745. A communication from the Chief of the Trade and 
     Commercial Regulations Branch, Bureau of Customs and Border 
     Protection, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Donations of 
     Technology and Related Support Services to Enforce 
     Intellectual Property Rights'' (RIN1515-AE21) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on December 12, 2017; 
     to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3746. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Implementation of Statutory Amendments 
     Requiring the Modification of the Definition of Hard Cider; 
     Delayed Compliance Date of the Hard Cider Tax Class Labeling 
     Statement Requirement'' (RIN1513-AC31) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-3747. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Secretary, Legislative Affairs, Department of State, 
     transmitting, pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles that are controlled under Category I of the United 
     States Munitions List to Ukraine in the amount of $1,000,000 
     or more; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-3748. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Secretary, Legislative Affairs, Department of State, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the 
     Chemical Weapons Convention and the Australia Group; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-3749. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Secretary, Legislative Affairs, Department of State, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report consistent with the 
     Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq 
     Resolution of 2002 (P.L. 107-243) and the Authorization for 
     the Use of Force Against Iraq Resolution of 1991 (P.L. 102-1) 
     for the August 9, 2017 - November 8, 2017 reporting period; 
     to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-3750. A communication from the Assistant Attorney 
     General, Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of 
     Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Report of the Attorney General to the Congress of the 
     United States on the Administration of the Foreign Agents 
     Registration Act of 1938, as amended, for the six months 
     ending June 30, 2017''; to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-3751. A communication from the White House Liaison, 
     Department of Education, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a vacancy in the position of Director, Institute 
     for Education Sciences, Department of Education, received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 13, 
     2017; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
        EC-3752. A communication from the Associate General 
     Counsel for General Law, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of Inspector General, Department of Homeland 
     Security, received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on December 13, 2017; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3753. A communication from the Chairman of the National 
     Endowment for the Arts, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Semiannual Report of the Inspector General and the Chairman's 
     Semiannual Report on Final Action Resulting from Audit 
     Reports, Inspection Reports, and Evaluation Reports for the 
     period from April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3754. A communication from the Acting Chairman, Federal 
     Maritime Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's Performance and Accountability Report for fiscal 
     year 2017; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3755. A communication from the Chairman of the Board of 
     the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the Inspector General's Semiannual Report to 
     Congress for the period from April 1, 2017, through September 
     30, 2017; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3756. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting proposed legislation to amend the Homeland 
     Security Act of 2002; to the Committee on Homeland Security 
     and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3757. A communication from the Acting Chairman, Federal 
     Maritime Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's Semiannual Report of the Inspector General for 
     the period from April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3758. A communication from the Chairman, U.S. Election 
     Assistance Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's Semiannual Report of the Inspector General for 
     the period from April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3759. A communication from the Chair of the Equal 
     Employment Opportunity Commission, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the Commission's Semiannual Report of the Inspector 
     General and the Semiannual Management Report for the period 
     from April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3760. A communication from the Board Members, Railroad 
     Retirement Board, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Board's 
     Performance and Accountability Report for fiscal year 2017, 
     including the Office of Inspector General's Auditor's Report; 
     to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
     Affairs.
        EC-3761. A communication from the Secretary of Education, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Department of Education 
     Agency Financial Report for fiscal year 2017; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3762. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Helicopters (Type Certificate Previously Held by Eurocopter 
     France)'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2015-4031)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3763. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters'' ((RIN2120-AA64) 
     (Docket No. FAA-2017-0933)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3764. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0690)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3765. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0478)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3766. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0710)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3767. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0497)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3768. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0628)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3769. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0480)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3770. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2016-6429)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3771. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0526)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3772. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to

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     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Airworthiness 
     Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) 
     (Docket No. FAA-2017-0715)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3773. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0772)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3774. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0332)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3775. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0773)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3776. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0249)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3777. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0499)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3778. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0338)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3779. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0562)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3780. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0528)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3781. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0712)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3782. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0521)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3783. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Saab AB, Saab 
     Aeronautics (Formerly Known as Saab AB, Saab Aerosystems) 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0777)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3784. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Saab AB, Saab 
     Aeronautics (Formerly Known as Saab AB, Saab Aerosystems) 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0563)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3785. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-9500)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3786. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-1023)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3787. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Sikorsky Aircraft 
     Corporation'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0491)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3788. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Sikorsky Aircraft 
     Corporation'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0946)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3789. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Gulfstream 
     Aerospace LP (Type Certificate Previously Held by Israel 
     Aircraft Industries, Ltd.) Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) 
     (Docket No. FAA-2017-0963)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3790. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Gulfstream 
     Aerospace LP (Type Certificate Previously Held by Israel 
     Aircraft Industries, Ltd.) Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) 
     (Docket No. FAA-2017-0692)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3791. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Engine Alliance 
     Turbofan Engines'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0988)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3792. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Agusta S.p.A. 
     Helicopters'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0982)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3793. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; ATR-GIE Avions de 
     Transport Regional Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. 
     FAA-2017-1027)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3794. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Fokker Services 
     B.V. Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-1095)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3795. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Rockwell Collins, 
     Inc. Traffic Surveillance System Processing Unit'' ((RIN2120-
     AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0659)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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        EC-3796. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; IPECO Pilot and 
     Co-Pilot Seats'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0490)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3797. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Embraer S.A. 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0697)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3798. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; 328 Support 
     Services GmbH (Type Certificate Previously Held by AvCraft 
     Aerospace GmbH; Fairchild Dornier GmbH; Dornier Luftfahrt 
     GmbH) Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2016-9568)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3799. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce plc 
     Turbofan Engines'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0816)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3800. A communication from the Paralegal Specialist, 
     Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; General Electric 
     Company Turbofan Engines'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-
     2017-1000)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3801. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of Class E Airspace; 
     Boothville, LA'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0649)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3802. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of Class E Airspace; Rosebud, 
     SD'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2016-9545)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3803. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of Class E Airspace; Cisco, 
     TX'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0620)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3804. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Lemoore NAS, 
     CA'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0219)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3805. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Bend, OR'' 
     ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0391)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3806. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Alexander 
     City, AL'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2016-9549)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3807. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of Class E Airspace; 
     Hawthorne, NV'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0315)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3808. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Oskaloosa, 
     IA'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0296)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3809. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace, for Stevens 
     Point, WI'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0143)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3810. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Scottsboro, 
     AL'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0557)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3811. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of Class E Airspace; Debois, 
     ME'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2015-2891)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3812. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Prineville, 
     OR'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0616)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3813. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class E Airspace; Seward, NE'' 
     ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0354)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3814. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; 
     Fort Knox, KY, and Louisville, KY'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket 
     No. FAA-2016-9499)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3815. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; 
     Pueblo, CO'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0666)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3816. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Amendment of Multiple Restricted Areas; 
     Vandenberg AFB, CA'' ((RIN2120-AA66) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0985)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3817. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendment; Amdt. No. 3771'' (RIN2120-AA65) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3818. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (45); Amdt. No. 3772'' (RIN2120-
     AA65) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3819. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (84); Amdt. No. 3773'' (RIN2120-
     AA65) received in

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     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 14, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3820. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (11); Amdt. No. 3774'' (RIN2120-
     AA65) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3821. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (171); Amdt. No. 3767'' (RIN2120-
     AA65) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3822. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (3); Amdt. No. 3768'' (RIN2120-AA65) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3823. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (110); Amdt. No. 3770'' (RIN2120-
     AA65) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3824. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, 
     and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments (52); Amdt. No. 3769'' (RIN2120-
     AA65) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-3825. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Part 95 Instrument Flight Rules; 
     Miscellaneous Amendments; Amendment No. 536'' (RIN2120-AA63) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 14, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3826. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of the Outer Coastal Plain 
     Viticultural Area'' (RIN1513-AC32) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on December 15, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3827. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of the Petaluma Viticultural 
     Area and Modification of the North Coast Viticultural Area'' 
     (RIN1513-AC19) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 15, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3828. A communication from the Regulations Officer, 
     Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and 
     Planning Area Reform'' (RIN2125-AF75) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on December 14, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-3829. A communication from the Acting Chairman of the 
     Office of Proceedings, Surface Transportation Board, 
     Department of Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the report of a rule entitled ``Expediting Rate Cases'' 
     (RIN2140-AB33) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 15, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3830. A communication from the Chief of Staff, Media 
     Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Authorizing 
     Permissive Use of the 'Next Generation' Broadcast Television 
     Standard'' ((FCC 17-158) (GN Docket No. 16-142)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on December 13, 
     2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-3831. A communication from the Impact Analyst, Office 
     of Regulation Policy and Management, Department of Veterans 
     Affairs, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Extra-Schedular Evaluations for Individual 
     Disabilities'' (RIN2900-AP48) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 13, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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