EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 102
(Senate - June 19, 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-5540. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Extract of Swinglea glutinosa; Exemption from the 
     Requirement of a Tolerance'' (FRL No. 9977-75) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on June 14, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-5541. A communication from the Director of the Office 
     of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a cumulative report on 
     rescissions dated June 8, 2018; referred jointly, pursuant to 
     the order of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of 
     April 11, 1986; to the Committees on Appropriations; Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs; the Budget; Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation; Energy and Natural Resources; Environment 
     and Public Works; Finance; Foreign Relations; Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions; and the Judiciary.
        EC-5542. A communication from the Assistant Attorney 
     General for Administration and Chief Financial Officer, 
     Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report entitled ``Department of Justice Response to 
     Government Accountability Office (GAO) finding of 
     Antideficiency Act (ADA) Violations''; to the Committee on 
     Appropriations.
        EC-5543. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Acquisition and

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     Sustainment), transmitting, pursuant to law, a report 
     relative to the operations of the National Defense Stockpile 
     (NDS) for fiscal year 2017; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-5544. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Personnel and Readiness), transmitting the report of 
     three (3) officers authorized to wear the insignia of the 
     grade of brigadier general in accordance with title 10, 
     United States Code, section 777; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-5545. 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 Information Systems Agency Freedom of 
     Information Act Program'' (RIN0790-AJ60) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-5546. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation; Violations 
     of Arms Control Treaties or Agreements with the United 
     States'' ((RIN9000-AN57) (FAC 2005-99)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-5547. A communication from the Secretary of Housing and 
     Urban Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Department's fiscal year 2017 annual report on competition; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-5548. A communication from the Assistant Director for 
     Regulatory Affairs, Office of Foreign Assets Control, 
     Department of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the report of a rule entitled ``Rough Diamonds Control 
     Regulations'' (31 CFR Part 592) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     June 15, 2018; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-5549. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 
     transmitting, a legislative proposal relative to the 
     President of the United States' fiscal year 2019 budget 
     request; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5550. 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 and Air Quality Designation; AL; 
     Redesignation of the Pike County Lead Nonattainment Area to 
     Attainment'' (FRL No. 9979-61-Region 4) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on June 14, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5551. 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; ID, Crop Residue Burning; 
     Revision to Ozone Requirement'' (FRL No. 9979-48-Region 10) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on June 
     14, 2018; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5552. 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; Maine; Infrastructure State 
     Implementation Plan Requirements'' (FRL No. 9979-07-Region 1) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on June 
     14, 2018; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5553. 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; Wisconsin; Regional Haze 
     Progress Report'' (FRL No. 9979-32-Region 5) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on June 14, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5554. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled ``Food and 
     Drug Administration (FDA) 21st Century Cures Workforce 
     Planning Report to Congress'' ; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-5555. A communication from the Director of the Division 
     of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, Office of Workers' 
     Compensation Programs, Department of Labor, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Black Lung 
     Benefits Act: Medical Benefits Payments'' (RIN1240-AA11) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on June 
     14, 2018; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
        EC-5556. A communication from the Assistant General 
     Counsel for Regulatory Services, Office of General Counsel, 
     Department of Education, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``State Fiscal Stabilization Fund 
     Program'' (RIN1894-AA03) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on June 14, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-5557. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-378, ``Hearing Aid Assistance Program 
     Act of 2018'' ; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5558. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-379, ``Historic Anacostia Vacant 
     Properties Surplus Declaration and Disposition Authorization 
     Act of 2018'' ; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5559. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation, Use of 
     Products and Services of Kaspersky Lab'' ((RIN9000-AN64) (FAC 
     2005-99)) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5560. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation: Federal 
     Acquisition Circular 2005-99; Small Entity Compliance Guide'' 
     ((Docket No. FAR 2018-0001, Sequence No. 3) (FAC 2005-99)) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5561. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation: Federal 
     Acquisition Circular 2005-99; Introduction'' ((Docket No. FAR 
     2018-0001, Sequence No. 3) (FAC 2005-99)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5562. A communication from the Principal Deputy 
     Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legislative Affairs, 
     Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Report on the 
     Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
        EC-5563. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Atlantic Highly 
     Migratory Species; Individual Bluefin Quota Program; 
     Accountability for Bluefin Tuna Catch'' (RIN0648-BH17) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5564. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Emergency Measures to 
     Address Overfishing of Atlantic Shortfin Mako Shark'' 
     (RIN0648-BH49) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5565. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Pacific Island Pelagic 
     Fisheries; 2017 U.S. Territorial Longline Bigeye Tuna Catch 
     Limits'' (RIN0648-XF156) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on June 
     15, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-5566. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid and 
     Butterfish Fisheries; Specifications'' (RIN0648-BH04) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5567. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish 
     Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Modifications to Greater 
     Amberjack Allowable Harvest and Rebuilding Plan'' (RIN0648-
     BH14) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5568. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Pacific Halibut 
     Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan; Correction'' (RIN0648-BG61) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5569. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Pacific Halibut 
     Fisheries; Catch

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     Sharing Plan'' (RIN0648-BG61) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     June 15, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-5570. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
     Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the 
     Northeastern United States; Essential Fish Habitat'' 
     (RIN0648-BF82) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5571. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Northeastern United States; Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery; 
     Framework Adjustment 28'' (RIN0648-BG46) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on June 15, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5572. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Capital Construction 
     Fund; Fishing Vessel Capital Construction Fund Procedures'' 
     (RIN0648-AW57) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on June 15, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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