EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 58
(Senate - April 11, 2018)

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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-4774. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled ``OMB Final 
     Sequestration Report to the President and Congress for Fiscal 
     Year 2018''; to the Special Committee on Aging; Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry; Appropriations; Armed Services; 
     Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; the Budget; Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation; Energy and Natural Resources; 
     Environment and Public Works; Select Committee on Ethics; 
     Finance; Foreign Relations; Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Indian 
     Affairs; Select Committee on Intelligence; the Judiciary; 
     Rules and Administration; Small Business and 
     Entrepreneurship; and Veterans' Affairs.
        EC-4775. A communication from the Acting Administrator, 
     Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Truth in Lending--Real Estate Settlement Procedures'' ((7 
     CFR Part 1940) (RIN0575-AD11)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 5, 2018; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, 
     and Forestry.
        EC-4776. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, Office 
     of the General Counsel, Department of Agriculture, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment for 2018'' 
     (RIN0510-AA04) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 5, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-4777. A communication from the Congressional Review 
     Coordinator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Importation of Lemons From Chile 
     Into the Continental United States'' (RIN0579-AE20) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 9, 
     2018; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and 
     Forestry.
        EC-4778. 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 ``Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement 
     Agencies'' (RIN0790-AK04) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 10, 2018; to the Committee 
     on Armed Services.
        EC-4779. 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 ``Defense Support of Civil Authorities'' 
     (RIN0790-AK06) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on April 10, 2018; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4780. A communication from the Senior Official 
     performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army 
     (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report on the mobilizations of selected reserve units, 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 5, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4781. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General Herbert R. McMaster, Jr., United States 
     Army, and his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general 
     on the retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4782. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of Vice 
     Admiral Terry J. Benedict, United States Navy, and his 
     advancement to the grade of vice admiral on the retired list; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4783. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Personnel and Readiness), transmitting the report of 
     fifteen (15) officers authorized to wear the insignia of the 
     grade of major general or brigadier general in accordance 
     with title 10, United States Code, section 777; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4784. A communication from the Assistant Secretary of 
     Defense (Legislative Affairs), transmitting proposed 
     legislation relative to the ``National Defense Authorization 
     Act for Fiscal Year 2019''; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-4785. A communication from the Secretary of the Navy, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the 
     review of the post courts-martial actions in the case of the 
     1944 Port Chicago Explosion; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-4786. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report relative to United States Citizens 
     Detained by Iran; to the Committees on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs; Finance; and Foreign Relations.
        EC-4787. A communication from the President of the United 
     States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a notice of the 
     continuation of the national emergency with respect to 
     Somalia that was declared in Executive Order 13536 of April 
     12, 2010; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-4788. A communication from the General Counsel, Federal 
     Financial Institutions Examination Council, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Collection 
     and Transmission of Annual AMC Registry Fees'' ((12 CFR Part 
     1102) (Docket No. AS17-07)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 5, 2018; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-4789. A communication from the Acting Director, 
     Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report entitled ``Consumer Response Annual 
     Report''; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-4790. A communication from the Acting Director, 
     Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report entitled ``Consumer Financial Protection 
     Bureau's Office of Minority and Women Inclusion Annual Report 
     to Congress''; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-4791. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, 
     Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Implementation of the February 
     2017 Australia Group (AG) Intersessional Decisions and the 
     June 2017 AG Plenary Understandings; Addition of India to the 
     AG'' (RIN0694-AH37) received during adjournment of the Senate 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 5, 
     2018; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-4792. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Assessment 
     Regulations'' ((12 CFR Part 327) (RIN3064-AE40)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 9, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-4793. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Removal of 
     Transferred OTS Regulations Regarding Minimum Security 
     Procedures Amendments to FDIC Regulations'' (RIN3064-AE47) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-4794. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Removal of 
     Transferred OTS Regulations Regarding Consumer Protection in 
     Sales of Insurance'' (RIN3064-AE49) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-4795. A communication from the Assistant to the Board 
     of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Real Estate 
     Appraisals'' (RIN7100-AE81) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 6, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-4796. 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-4797. A communication from the Federal Register 
     Liaison, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Department of 
     the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Inflation Adjustments to Civil Monetary 
     Penalty Rates for Calendar Year 2018'' (RIN1012-AA23) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
        EC-4798. A communication from the Federal Register 
     Liaison, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Department of 
     the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of

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     a rule entitled ``Repeal of Regulatory Amendment and 
     Restoration of Former Regulatory Language Governing Service 
     of Official Correspondence'' (RIN1012-AA22) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-4799. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``New Source Performance Standards and National 
     Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation 
     of Authority to New Mexico'' (FRL No. 9975-94-Region 6) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4800. 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 State Implementation 
     Plans; Alaska: Regional Haze Progress Report'' (FRL No. 9976-
     71-Region 10) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4801. 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 Air Quality 
     Implementation Plans; Missouri; Update to Materials 
     Incorporated by Reference'' (FRL No. 9976-48-Region 7) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4802. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Findings of Failure to Submit State Implementation 
     Plan Submissions for the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter 
     National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)'' (FRL No. 
     9976-35-OAR) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4803. 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 Nebraska Air Quality Implementation 
     Plans, Operating Permits Program, and 112(l) Program; 
     Revision to Nebraska Administrative Code'' (FRL No. 9976-52-
     Region 7) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4804. 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, Yolo-
     Solano Air Quality Management District'' (FRL No. 9976-06-
     Region 9) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4805. 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 Air Quality 
     Implementation Plans; State of Wyoming; Sheridan PM10 
     Nonattainment Area Limited Maintenance Plan and Redesignation 
     Request'' (FRL No. 9975-84-Region 8) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
        EC-4806. 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 Air Quality 
     Implementation Plans; State of Colorado; Revisions to the 
     Transportation Conformity Consultation Process'' (FRL No. 
     9976-02-Region 8) received during adjournment of the Senate 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 6, 
     2018; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4807. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Quality Designations for the 2010 Sulfur 
     Dioxide (SO2) Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard--
     Round 3--Supplemental Amendment'' (FRL No. 9976-40-OAR) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4808. 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; South Carolina; Update to 
     Materials Incorporated by Reference'' (FRL No. 9974-17-Region 
     4) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4809. A communication from the President of the United 
     States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to 
     tariffs on aluminum and steel imports; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
        EC-4810. A communication from the Assistant General 
     Counsel, General Law, Ethics, and Regulation, Department of 
     the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report 
     relative to a vacancy in the position of Commissioner, U.S. 
     Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland 
     Security, received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 5, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4811. 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 ``Initial Guidance 
     Under Section 163(j) as Applicable to Taxable Years Beginning 
     After December 31, 2017'' (Notice 2018-28) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4812. 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 ``Announcement and 
     Report Concerning Advance Pricing Agreements'' (Notice 2018-
     08) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on April 3, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-4813. 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 ``Additional Guidance 
     Under Section 965; Guidance Under Sections 62, 962, and 6081 
     in Connection With Section 965; and Penalty Relief Under 
     Sections 6654 and 6655 in Connection with Section 965 and 
     Repeal of Section 958(b) (4)'' (Notice 2018-26) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 3, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
        EC-4814. 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 ``National Security 
     Considerations with Respect to Country-by-Country Reporting'' 
     (Notice 2018-31) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 3, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4815. 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 Regarding 
     the Implementation of New Section 1446(f) for Partnership 
     Interests That Are Not Publicly Traded'' (Notice 2018-29) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 3, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-4816. 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 1061, Partnership Interests Held in Connection with 
     Performance of Services'' (Notice 2018-18) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 3, 2018; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4817. 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 ``Age 100 Guidance for 
     2017 CSO Tables'' (Rev. Proc. 2018-20) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 3, 2018; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4818. A communication from the Chief of the Border 
     Security Regulations Branch, Customs and Border Protection, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Definition of Importer 
     Security Filing Importer'' (RIN1651-AA98) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 10, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4819. 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 ``Extension of 
     Port Limits of Savannah, GA'' (CBP Dec. 18-03) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
        EC-4820. A joint communication from the Secretary of 
     Health and Human Services and the Attorney General, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, an annual report relative to 
     the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program for fiscal 
     year 2017; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4821. 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 2018-0030 
     - 2018-0035); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4822. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services for 
     the operation, training, and maintenance of ScanEagle and 
     Integrator Unmanned Aerial System for end use by the Royal 
     Saudi Land Forces in the amount of $50,000,000 or more

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     (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-134); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-4823. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of fully 
     automatic machine guns, gun barrels, spare parts, and 
     accessories to Bahrain in the amount of $1,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 16-097); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-4824. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of machine 
     guns, spare parts, and accessories to Saudi Arabia in the 
     amount of $1,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 16-118); 
     to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4825. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services to 
     Norway to support the integration, installation, operation, 
     training, testing, O-Level maintenance, and repair of F-135 
     propulsion systems in the amount of $100,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-068); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-4826. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services to 
     Germany and Israel to support the design, development, and 
     manufacture of magazines, grips, new variations of pistols, 
     and other firearm components by Israel (Transmittal No. DDTC 
     17-102); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4827. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services to 
     Israel to support the Missile Firing Unit and Stunner 
     Interceptor Subsystems of the David's Sling Weapon System in 
     the amount of $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-
     107); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4828. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services to 
     support qualification, modification, test, repair, and 
     integration of components for Tamir Interceptor missiles for 
     end-use by the Ministry of Defense for Israel in the amount 
     of $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-120); to the 
     Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4829. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control 
     Act, the certification of a proposed license for the export 
     of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
     services to Canada and the United Kingdom for the production 
     of Tomahawk Missile Electronic Assemblies in the amount of 
     $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-121); to the 
     Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4830. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of semi-
     automatic pistols of various calibers to Canada for 
     commercial resale in the amount of $1,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-145); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-4831. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of bolt 
     action rifles and semi-automatic rifles of various calibers 
     to Canada for commercial resale in the amount of $1,000,000 
     or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-131); to the Committee on 
     Foreign Relations.
        EC-4832. A communication from the Regulations Coordinator, 
     National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human 
     Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Privacy Act; Implementation'' (RIN0925-AA63) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 3, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4833. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Applications for Regenerative Medicine Advanced 
     Therapies''; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, 
     and Pensions.
        EC-4834. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a performance report relative 
     to the Animal Drug User Fee Act for fiscal year 2017; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4835. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a performance report relative 
     to the Animal Drug User Fee Act for fiscal year 2017; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4836. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a financial report relative to 
     the Animal Drug User Fee Act for fiscal year 2017; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4837. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a financial report relative to 
     the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act for fiscal year 2017; to 
     the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4838. A communication from the Director of Regulations 
     and Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Cigarettes, 
     Smokeless Tobacco, and Covered Tobacco Products; Change of 
     Office Name and Address; Technical Amendment'' ((21 CFR Part 
     1140) (Docket No. FDA-2018-N-0011)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4839. A communication from the Director of Regulations 
     and Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Medical 
     Devices; Technical Amendment'' ((21 CFR Parts 890, 800, 1020, 
     and 1040) (Docket No. FDA-2018-N-0011)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4840. A communication from the Director of Regulations 
     and Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Good 
     Guidance Practices; Technical Amendment'' ((21 CFR Part 10) 
     (Docket No. FDA-2018-N-1097)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 6, 2018; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, 
     and Pensions.
        EC-4841. A communication from the Director of Regulations 
     and Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Revision of 
     Organization; Technical Amendment'' ((21 CFR Part 5) (Docket 
     No. FDA-2018-N-0011)) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 
     6, 2018; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
        EC-4842. A communication from the Chairman, Federal 
     Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4843. A communication from the Chairman, Occupational 
     Safety and Health Review Commission, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the Commission's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4844. A communication from the Administrator of the 
     U.S. Small Business Administration, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the Administration's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4845. A communication from the Director, Office of the 
     Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Department's fiscal year 
     2017 annual 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-4846. A communication from the Special Counsel, Office 
     of Special Counsel, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Office's fiscal year 2017 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-4847. A communication from the Director of the Pension 
     Benefit Guaranty Corporation, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the Corporation's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4848. A communication from the Chairman of the Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4849. A communication from the Chief Judge, Superior 
     Court of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report relative to the District of Columbia

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     Family Court Act; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-4850. A communication from the General Counsel, Privacy 
     and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the Board's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4851. A communication from the Director, Congressional 
     Affairs and Public Relations, U.S. Trade and Development 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Agency's fiscal 
     year 2017 annual 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-4852. A communication from the Chairman of the Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's fiscal year 2017 annual 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-4853. A communication from the District of Columbia 
     Auditor, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled, 
     ``Stronger Management of the Housing Production Trust Fund 
     Could Build More Affordable Housing''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-4854. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator of the Office of Diversion Control, Drug 
     Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Schedules of 
     Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Seven Fentanyl-
     Related Substances In Schedule I'' (Docket No. DEA-475) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
        EC-4855. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator of the Office of Diversion Control, Drug 
     Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Schedules of 
     Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of MAB-CHMINACA In 
     Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act'' (Docket No. 
     DEA-421) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.
        EC-4856. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator of the Office of Diversion Control, Drug 
     Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Schedules of 
     Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Fentanyl-
     Related Substances In Schedule I'' (Docket No. DEA-476) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
        EC-4857. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator of the Office of Diversion Control, Drug 
     Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Schedules of 
     Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Cyclopropyl 
     Fentanyl In Schedule I'' (Docket No. DEA-474) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 6, 2018; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
        EC-4858. A communication from the Attorney, U.S. Coast 
     Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Drawbridge 
     Operation Regulation Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Wappoo 
     Creek, Charleston, SC'' ((RIN1625-AA09) (Docket No. USCG-
     2017-0713)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4859. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zones 
     Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket 
     No. USCG-2018-0090)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4860. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zones 
     Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket 
     No. USCG-2018-0246)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4861. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Lower Mississippi River, Port Gibson, MS'' ((RIN1625-AA00) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2018-0229)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4862. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone: 
     Pier 39 Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA'' ((RIN1625-
     AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0125)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4863. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Cape Fear River, NC'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2017-
     0965)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-4864. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone: 
     Juan Benitez Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA'' 
     ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0063)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4865. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone: 
     Vigor Industrial Drydock Movement, West Duwamish Waterway; 
     Seattle, WA'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2015-1061)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-4866. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone: 
     Recurring Fireworks Display Within the Fifth Coast Guard 
     District'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0182)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-4867. 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; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for 
     Local Exchange Carriers; Developing a Unified Intercarrier 
     Compensation Regime'' ((RIN3060-AK57) (FCC 18-29)) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 5, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4868. A communication from the Deputy Chief, Wireless 
     Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Procedures for the Mobility Fund Phase II Challenge 
     Process'' ((WC Docket No. 10-90 and WT Docket No. 10-208) (DA 
     18-186)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4869. A communication from the Deputy Chief, Wireless 
     Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Amendment of Parts 1, 2, 22, 24, 27, 90, and 95 of the 
     Commission's Rules to Improve Wireless Coverage Through the 
     Use of Signal Boosters'' ((WT Docket No. 10-4) (FCC 18-35)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 9, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-4870. A communication from the Associate Chief, 
     Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications 
     Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by 
     Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment'' ((WT Docket 
     No. 17-79) (FCC 18-30)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 9, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-4871. A communication from the Chairman, Federal 
     Maritime Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 56th 
     Annual Report of the activities of the Federal Maritime 
     Commission for fiscal year 2017; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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